The investment of 13 Dutch companies in the province of Batam has reached $15.171 million, Asia Pulse reported.
Their investment is in electronic components, information technology and telecommunications, heavy equipment maintenance, ship instruments and equipment, and the metal industry, Batam Authority spokesman Dwi Djoko Wiwoho said.
With a view to knowing more about investment opportunities for Dutch business players, Consul at the Netherlands Embassy in Jakarta Renate Pors visited Batam on Monday and Tuesday this week.
The Dutch Consul visited PT Philips in the Batamindo Investment Cakrawala industrial estate, McDermott, PT Bredero Shaw Indonesia, PT Worldwide Equipment South East and Bioworldwide Equipment South East.
Renate Pors during those meetings said that European countries, including the Netherlands, are paying keen attention to the rapid growth of Asian countries, including Indonesia.