Bisnis.com, Bandung - West Java Governor Ridwan Kamil and three West Java Regional Owned Enterprises (BUMD) leaders are exploring opportunities to work with PT Krakatau Steel (KS) Tbk. From the information obtained by Bisnis, the signing of the collaboration with the theme PT Krakatau Steel & Group BUMN-BUMD Synergy with West Java BUMD was held at The Royal Krakatau Hotel, Cilegon, Thursday (15/4/2021). Present together with the Governor of West Java, President Director of Bank BJB Yuddy Renaldi, President Director of PT BIJB Salahudin Rafi and Director of PT Tirta Jabar. From Krakatau Steel attended the President Director of PT KS Silmy Karim and the Mayor of Cilegon, Edi Ariyadi. Salahudin Rafi said Governor Ridwan Kamil brought BUMD to participate in KS in the context of exploring a number of strategic collaborations. One that is being offered is an exploration of area management businesses in Aerocity, Kertajati, Majalengka.
"The governor also shared his experiences managing West Java before, when dealing with the pandemic and post-Covid-19 pandemic recovery," he told business. According to him, the Governor also explained 7 business opportunities in West Java that would develop along with the Covid-19 pandemic. The governor noted that there are at least seven opportunities that can be maximized in order to survive the crisis and then get up and advance the region. This is what then tries to emphasize the BUMD.
Seven opportunities in the era of adaptation to new habits (AKB) that can be maximized by BUMD with BUMN to become more economic value for the welfare of the people. First, the exodus of many companies from China to other countries that are safer and far away from Covid-19. Second, the awakening of the ethos of independence or self-sufficiency in domestic needs. Third, the rebound and adaptation of the tourism sector is combined with health services imitating Singapore or Penang. Fourth, automation of the Industrial Revolution 4.0. where the business world must be able to take advantage of by digitizing services and optimizing employees. Fifth, opportunities for business development through the use of information technology. Sixth, environmentally friendly and sustainable businesses such as electric vehicles, renewable energy, or those without fossil energy at all, such as bicycles, are currently becoming a trend for a healthy lifestyle. The seventh opportunity, the classic way is to maximize the potential of tourism and local tourists in West Java.