Consumption of alcoholic beverages in Indonesia continues to increase making the foreign producers of alcoholic beverages in the world market glanced Indonesia and even invest to open a factory.
Director General of Agro Industry Ministry Benny Wahyudi said, some companies alcoholic beverage producers had wanted to invest in Indonesia. However, due to hit the DNI rules (Negative List), some of these companies the attack.
“A lot of (the interest to invest), but due to government regulations like that ya just wait until the government open,” said Benny to detikFinance at the Ministry of Industry,
In the DNI rules, the Indonesian government does not allow alcohol companies both local and foreign to invest, or just expand their business.
Benny did not specify who those who have interest to invest in Indonesia. But he was a little offended alcohol brands such as Jack Daniel’s who had wanted to build a factory in Indonesia.
“All I knew was Jack Daniel’s, I do not know exactly. But there are some,” he said.
Stumble rules regarding negative investment list (DNI), Benny said, investors are running to neighboring countries such as Singapore. One of the producers of alcoholic beverages from Australia has ever lobbied to be allowed to invest.
“Those who come with disappointment. Eventually they to Singapore, Indonesia and into the export market,” he continued.
Why foreigners keen to invest in Indonesia? Benny explains these types of drinks market is large enough. Consumption level has increased, particularly in the tourism sector. Given these types of drinks consumed by foreign tourists.
“The market is big enough, we’ll see Johny Walker, strangers all. Martini many brands, Corona beer, it’s from Mexico. Maybe they want to go to Indonesia, but it is a rule like that ya how,” he said.
Additionally, producers of alcoholic beverages in the country did not want to lose. Not a few who want to enlarge the plant to increase production capacity. But, again, hit by the DNI rules.
“If for alcoholic beverages, the domestic company also wants to expand, star, Anker, perhaps a parent group that made the wine, they will also be added,