Manufacturing in Indonesia

Though it has yet fully regained its former dynamism, Indonesia is increasingly being recognized for its manufacturing competitiveness. The combination of relatively low labor costs, favorable demographics, economic stability and growth, natural resource endowments and market expansion present a viable alternative for manufacturers looking to shift production capacity away from China.

This white paper provides a snapshot of Indonesia’s manufacturing sector and identifies the fastest growing sectors and cost effective locations. By examining the size, growth trajectory, supporting infrastructure developments and the government’s targets and strategies within manufacturing this paper touches on both the challenges and opportunities facing the industry at present.