To encourage economic growth in Batam and improve supporting industries, complementary industries and industrial sectors (manufacturing industries and service industries),
The Special Economic Zone (SEZ) established under PP (Government Regulations) No. 96/2015, provides 14 incentives for investment, including: investment allowance, accelerated amortization, dividend tax, longer loss compensation, tax holidays, Article 22 Import income tax free, import VAT free, domestic purchase VAT free, VAT and / or Luxury Tax exemption facilities, delivery of goods to other facility recipients not being charged, VAT refund to individuals holding foreign passports, suspension of import duties, import duty free and excise duty free.
Nongsa Digital Park has been assigned to the SEZ area in Batam which focuses on the digital industry and tourism, while Batam Aero Technic focuses on the aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) industry. In the near future, there will be 2 other SEZ developments, Hang Nadim Aerocity and Sekupang Health Sector.