Investor from Japan and South Korea aimed to build electronic factory in Indonesia. Minister for Industry Airlangga Hartarto said government is working hard to bring in investors to the country, especially in manufacturing sector.

Indonesia is considered to have the opportunity to develop the manufacturing industry through a large market and the availability of a competitive workforce. Investment Coordinating Board reported in the second quarter (Q2) of 2019, investment value in the manufacturing industry sector robust.

During April-June, the contribution of the manufacturing sector to the domestic direct investment (DDI) was Rp22.2 trillion or above the previous period worth of Rp16.1 trillion.