If there is anything COVID-19 will teach us, it will be new forms of caring. It has shown us how we are all connected to each other.
Shout-out to our doctors, nurses, and all the staff including cleaners; the unsung heroes, who put their lives on the line to save ours. But giving a shout-out is not enough. The need to invest in health system is clearer than ever. BKPM accelerates medical business licensing as we do our part to help the country cope with the COVID-19 pandemic.
It’s never going to be an easy task or easy ask. But this is the time for you to invest in health system, an investment that will save lives; our lives or those we love in the future.
It’s time for all of us to take a deep breath, keep your loved ones close, our lives will be different from now on. This battle is bringing us back to the basics, we are all getting back to being fully human.
So do your part, and #StayHomeSaveLives
To keep you up-to-date on what we’re working on, we put together a brief overview of our recent work during this pandemic. Here: Our Support for Our National’s Heroes Battling COVID-19
Stay safe, everyone!
17 March 2020
BKPM took several measures to anticipate Covid-19
Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) continuously respond the COVID-19 pandemic actively. The lead government agency that responsible to facilitate foreign investment in Indonesia has stop their offline services start from March 17, 2020, in order to anticipate the widespread of the COVID-19 outbreak.
20 March 2020
BKPM Accelerates Medical Equipment Business Licensing to Cope with the COVID-19
The BKPM Chairman Bahlil Lahadalia and Minister of Health Terawan Agus Putranto have agreed to provide accelerated licensing for medical equipment providers to help the country cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, the Acting Deputy Chairman for Investment Climate Development Yuliot said on Friday (20/3).
23 March 2020
BKPM Launches BKPM Investment Control and Command Center (Pusat Kopi BKPM) amid COVID-19 outbreak
BKPM launches BKPM Investment Control and Command Center (Pusat Kopi BKPM) amid COVID-19 outbreak where the BKPM team can monitor licensing requests through Online Single Submission (OSS) after positive COVID-19 announcement from President Joko Widodo on March 2.
23 March 2020
BKPM Prepares Three Scenarios to Achieve Investment Realization
JAKARTA – The Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia prepared three scenarios of investment realization amid the outbreak of the new Corona Virus pandemic or COVID-19. “I made three simulations, namely optimistic, moderate, and pessimistic targets. I think I will announce them later this month,” Bahlil Lahadalia said in a video conference in Jakarta, Monday (3/23).
30 March 2020
BKPM and Ministry of SOEs Join Forces to Fight COVID-19
As part of measures to ensure the business projects continue amid the COVID-19 pandemic, The Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and The State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Ministry have signed an MoU on the cooperation which was signed by SOEs Minister Erick Thohir and BKPM chairman Bahlil Lahadalia in Jakarta on Monday (30/3). This is the first MoU between BKPM and SOEs Ministry. The signing was witnessed by officials from each ministry and state-owned companies through a video conference.
31 March 2020
LG will donate 50,000 diagnostic test kits to help Indonesia cope with COVID-19 pandemic
Jakarta, 31 March 2020 - South Korea’s Chaebol LG Group will donate 50,000 diagnostic test kits to help Indonesia cope with COVID-19 pandemic. The support are provided by LG group consist of LG Electronics, LG Chem, LG Innotek, and LG International. LG Group is part of the South Korean investor with a long presence of business establishment in Indonesia since 1990’s.
1 April 2020
Bahlil Orders Investors to Mass Produce Medical Equipments
Jakarta, 1 April 2020 - After the licensing acceleration service for medical equipment providers was granted on March 20 by the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) and the Ministry of Health to help the country cope with COVID-19 pandemic, several companies have immediately utilized the facility. BKPM Chairman Bahlil Lahadalia took time to visit PT Multi One Plus’s factory in Gunung Putri, Bogor, to ensure an increase in the production of medical equipments.
4 April 2020
COVID-19 Donation from LG Arrives Soon in Indonesia
Jakarta, 4 April 2020 – LG fulfilled their promise to assist with the COVID-19 outbreak to the Indonesian government. A total of 50,000 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) diagnostic test kits are ready to be flown from South Korea and will be received by the Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia on April 5, 2020.
5 April 2020
Bahlil: The World is Fighting Over Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Raw Materials
Jakarta, 5 April 2020 - Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia said that many countries are currently experiencing a shortage of raw materials for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The world is fighting over PPE raw materials. Therefore, the government will not hesitate to take action against those who are making it difficult for the industry.
6 April 2020
BKPM Submits COVID-19 Donation from LG to the Task Force
The Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has received a donation aid against the COVID-19 outbreak from LG Group for the Indonesian government. A total of 50,000 PCR (polymerase chain reaction) diagnostic test kits have arrived in Indonesia yesterday (5/4) directly from South Korea. This afternoon, the BKPM Chairman Bahlil Lahadalia symbolically handed-over the donation to Minister of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN) Erick Thohir and the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB) represented by BNPB Chief Inspector Tetty Saragih at the BKPM Office.
9 April 2020
The number of SMEs applicants remains stable during COVID-19 pandemic
Jakarta, 9 April 2020– From the data recorded by the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) through the Online Single Submission (OSS) system, the number of applicants of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) since January 2020 remains consistent. The report shows optimism from business players in the first quarter of 2020.
13 April 2020
BKPM Receives a COVID-19 Donation from CJ Indonesia
Jakarta, 13 April 2020 – The Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has received donations from the CJ Indonesia Group to help counter the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia. A donation worth IDR 4 billion were given in the form of medical equipments (rapid test kits and hand sanitizers) and nutritious food and beverage products such as bread and milk. Furthermore, the BKPM Chairman Bahlil Lahadalia symbolically handed-over the donations to representatives of the Kebayoran Baru Health Center, Chair of the Indonesian Two-Wheeled
14 April 2020
Visited by BKPM Chairman, South Korean Consortium Sends Nearly 1 Million PPE to BNPB
Jakarta, April 14, 2020 - After the visit of BKPM (the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board) Chairman Bahlil Lahadalia to a number of South Korean Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) manufacturers in the first week of April 2020, BKPM received good news that as of today (6/4), 927,500 PPEs from a consortium consisting of six South Korean garment companies in West Java have been sent to the National Disaster Management Agency (BNPB).
16 April 2020
BKPM Distributes CJ Indonesia Group Donations to Pelindo II
Jakarta, April 16, 2020 - Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) visited PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Pelindo) II (Persero)/ IPC to distribute COVID-19 donations given by the CJ Indonesia Group. The delivery of aid was carried out by BKPM Committee Member, Yukki Nugrahawan Hanafi, and attended by the Secretary General of the Indonesian Logistics and Forwarding Association (ALFI) Akbar Djohan and Chairman of ALFI Jakarta, Adil Karim.
17 April 2020
Health Sector Licenses Continue to Soar During COVID-19 Pandemic
Jakarta, 17 April 2020 – According to BKPM, applications for the Ministry of Health’s Operational/Commercial License (IOK) increased very significantly in the first two weeks of April 2020. A total of 4.042 Ministry of Health’s IOKs has been issued through the Online Single Submission (OSS) system during 1-14 April 2020.
22 April 2020
The online motorcycle-taxi drivers association has received a nutritious food package aid from CJ Indonesia.
Tuesday, 22 April 2020 - The online motorcycle-taxi drivers association (Garda Indonesia) has received a nutritious food package aid from CJ Indonesia. The distribution of this assistance is a follow-up to donations that have been given by CJ Indonesia worth Rp4 billion through the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) last week (13/4) in order to counter the COVID-19 outbreak in Indonesia.
28 April 2020
BKPM and CJ Indonesia have Distributed 75,000 Nutritious Food Donation Packages
Jakarta, 28 April 2020 - As a follow up to the donation of the CJ Indonesia Group in the fight against COVID-19 outbreak, the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has distributed 75,000 nutritious food packages to hospitals, public health centers (Puskesmas), as well as communities affected by the pandemic. The distribution of donation packages has reached 15 stages, started on April 14 to this day (April, 28). As many as 5,000 packages are distributed every day to different locations.
13 May 2020
BKPM: Manufacturing, Downstream Industry, and Medical Devices Sectors become Current Priorities
Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia acted as a speaker in a virtual discussion themed “Investing in the Pandemic” which was organized by the Alumni Corps of the Islamic Student Association (KAHMI) on Wednesday night (13/5). The discussion highlighted the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on investment in Indonesia.
14 May 2020
BKPM Encourages Employment Creation Sectors
Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia became one of the speakers together with Sandiaga Salahudin Uno in a virtual discussion organized by Duabelasbros themed “The Art of Investing Vol. 1: Becoming an Investor in the COVID-19 Pandemic period”, Thursday night (14/5). The discussion examined investment both in the financial and real sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic.
15 May 2020
BKPM Receives Hand Sanitizer Donation from Cap Lang for Handling COVID-19
The Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) once again received a donation from investors to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. PT Eagle Indo Pharma through the Cap Lang Peduli Foundation provided 9,936 bottles of hand sanitizer to be distributed to people in need. The donation was also supported by PT Harumi Indonesia, a distributor of PT Eagle Indo Pharma products. BKPM Chairman Bahlil Lahadalia received the donation which was handed over directly by the Chairman of the Cap Lang Peduli Foundation Yusron Ihza Mahendra and CEO of PT Eagle Indo Pharma Susanti Halim at the BKPM Office, Jakarta, yesterday afternoon (12/5).
2 June 2020
BKPM-GAKESLAB Set out the Road Map of the Indonesian Medical Equipment Industry
The Covid-19 pandemic that has plagued Indonesia since the beginning of March became the right moment to reflect and reform the public health resilience development strategy going forward, including the health industry in it.
5 June 2020
BKPM Chairman Invites the Provincial Government to Encourage Investment amid the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Chairman of the Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia conducted virtual halal bihalal as well as consolidation with the Head of the One-Stop Investment and Integrated Services Office (DPMPTSP) from 34 provinces throughout Indonesia Wednesday afternoon (3/6). This moment was a gathering event in the context of the celebration of the Eid al-Fitr 1441 Hijri and discussion of investment developments in each region, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.