BI: The presence of BIJB Dongkrak Economic Area of Cirebon 5.2 percent

CIREBON, (ABOUTCIREBON), – The economic outlook for the Ciayumajakuning region is generally quite bright. In terms of economic fundamentals in 2017 is quite conducive because it can grow at 5.2 percent, including the improvement in the economy throughout the District / City.

Head of Bank Indonesia Representative Office (KPw BI) Cirebon, Abdul Majid Ikram said, great potential is seen with the functioning of West Java International Airport (BIJB) Kertajati, then some infrastructure has started to be addressed.

“On the other hand, we expect at the time of the Head of Region elections can be a little push the economy, especially based on the increased consumption,” he said, after giving the economic seminar Ciayumajakuning, Tuesday (16/1/2018).

Furthermore, export commodity prices have improved, including the price of our export commodities such as furniture, shrimp, and fish. Of course, on the other hand we also have challenges, and the main challenge is, how about this pilkada both in cities and districts that can encourage investment climate and business climate.

“With the construction of BIJB Kertajati, economic improvement in Ciayumajakuning, is expected to grow at 4.8 to 5.2 percent,” he explained.

Lift increase is higher than the previous period. He said, we expect the most important thrust is from BIJB itself.

“Because, our hope that could be a magnet for the economy in the surrounding region. Not only in Majalengka area, but in Ciayumajakuning area, “he said.