|Batam City (int)|
Batam is an industrial city is the regional destination of domestic and foreign investors. More rapid economic growth after the implementation of Batam free trade zone status.
Free trade zone status gives wider opportunities to investors to invest their capital, a number of ease of licensing and regulation of import duty exemption to attract investors who are interested to invest in Batam.
Batam is also a tourist destination for foreign tourists, both tourist and holiday shopping at some tourist beaches. Batam is the third city most visited by tourists in Indonesia.
According to Batam Mayor Ahmad Dahlan, Batam potentials should be utilized elsewhere in Indonesia to promote small and medium business products.
Batam City, he said, ready to assist other regions to promote their products.
The existence of Sumatra Promotion Centre building should be utilized as well as possible by other regions to showcase its superior products.
In addition, Batam also has rooms that are managed by DOC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin).(kepri online daily/kabar kepri)