Nusantara can unlock Indonesia’s maritime potential

Along with an emphasis on strengthening Indonesia’s maritime defence capacity, Prabowo Subianto and Gibran Rakabuming Raka hope to stimulate the nation’s economic transformation by turning IKN into a global maritime hub and leveraging it to enhance economic interest in eastern Indonesia.

Indonesia’s stubborn logistics dilemma

Improving Indonesia’s logistics performance presents immense challenges. Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo promised to lower logistics costs during his first term campaign in 2014. But Jokowi’s efforts have not achieved their expected results.

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