China Investment in Indonesia is one of those foreign investments in Indonesia that we can find today with significant number today. China investment is also considered as the third biggest foreign investor. It is known that China has been investing in Indonesia before 2003. However, the number of the investment is not very significant.
The number of China investment showed its increase since 2005 up to 2010. Although the growth of the investment by China in that period is not very significant, it showed a steady growth.
Today, we can see that China Investment in Indonesia has been in very significant number. This significant investment is started in 2010. It has very significant growth compared to the year between 2005 and 2010. However, there are limited sectors in which China focuses to settle their investment.
For instance, there are infrastructure and smelter that become the focus of the investment from China. In 2010, the number of China investment has reached $200 million. It grows significantly up to %300 in 2011. This trend continued till 2012.
Despite the number of China investment is very significant, we can also see the number of China investment that seems to be shaky between 2012 and 2014. It shows a growth, but it is followed by the drop at the point of $200 million in 2013.
Although the number of China investment has been at $1.2 billion, it doesn’t show any significant growth after that. The latest information about this investment is that China has put their investment at around $ 1.96 billion. This is the latest growth of China investment in Indonesia.
However, this number is not very significant compared to the investment from Singapore and Japan. It seems that his situation of China Investment in Indonesia is a bit affected by the sentiment of anti-China in Indonesia.