Bintan, Riau Islands (ANTARA News) - Vice President Jusuf Kalla inaugurated Friday five industrial projects worth Rp178 billion in the Bintan free-trade and free-port zone in Bintan district, Riau Islands.
The five projects included ship building industry, oil and gas mining service business, metal industry and concrete industry.
The projects consisted of one domestic investment project worth Rp20 billion and five foreign investment projects worth US$16.9 million.
The free trade zone covers Anak Lobam Island (678 ha), East Bintan Maritime Industrial Estate (812 ha), Galang Batang Industrial Estate (1,775 ha) and the northern part of Bintan Island (58,750 ha).(*)