Why Invest In Batam

Batam applies the Competitive Differentiation concept which emphasizes competitive edges due to the existence of differences in similar areas

In terms of making Batam economically competitive in comparison to other Asean countries, Batam applies the Competitive Differentiation concept which emphasizes its competitiveness compared to similar areas. To increase investors’ interest, Batam accommodates investors’ interests by answering the question “What can Batam give foreign investors to invest?” {Why invest in Batam}. Batam offers several advantages to foreign investors, including:

  • Its proximity to International Shipping Routes, the Strait of Malacca and the Strait of Singapore.
  • The nearness of Batam to ASEAN countries, which has a population of 640 million.
  • Only 20 km from Singapore, 45-minutes by ferry.
  • Exemption from import duty on imported machinery / equipment, raw material and spare parts for export-oriented production.
  • Exemption from VAT and Luxury Goods VAT on imported machinery / equipment, raw material and spare parts.
  • Exemption from Income Tax, article 22, on imported machinery / equipment, raw material and spare parts for production.
    Generalized System Preferences facilities, GSP provides import deductions on exported products by recipient countries.
  • Agreement with 56 countries for double taxation avoidance.
  • An International Airport with the longest runway (4.025 km) in Indonesia
  • 5 international passenger ports and 4 cargo ports
  • 6 connecting bridges between Batam, Rempang and Galang
  • The availability of 7 reservoirs capable of meeting industrial and consumer demands with an installed capacity of 3,535 L / second
  • IPAL, wastewater treatment plants that separates both biological and chemical waste from water with a capacity of 230 liters / second
  • Installed electricity capacity up to 538.95 MW
  • 1,670 km of road
  • Phone capacity of 111,700 line units and Fibre Optic internet back bone up to 1Gbps
  • BP Batam IT service center with a disaster recovery center

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Emergency Numbers

Nomor telepon Pemadam Kebakaran

PBK Batu Ampar

PBK Duriangkang

PBK Sekupang

PBK Sagulung

PBK Sei Panas

Nomor Telepon RS BP Batam

Fire Department phone number

Batu Ampar Fire Prevention Center

Duriangkang Fire Prevention Center

Sekupang Fire Prevention Center

Sagulung Fire Prevention Center

Sei Panas Fire Prevention Center

BP Batam Hospital Phone Number