Some investors are keen to invest in Lake Toba tourism, of which 27 investors came from China and Singapore. Indonesian government needs Rp11 trillion private investment to develop Lake Toba tourism in North Sumatra. Chinese and Singaporean investors have expressed their interest to develop supporting facilities in the tourist attraction. The Lake Toba Tourism authorities estimated that Rp21 trillion will be needed until 2019 to develop the area. The government is only expected to raise Rp10 trillion, whereas the remaining Rp11 trillion will be generated by private firms.