30 Apr '15, 12am

Help on the way for 'green investment' in Indonesia

Help on the way for 'green investment' in Indonesia

A wind farm on the Indonesian island of Sumba. Photo: Antara The Indonesian government plans to expand the list of incentives for "green investment," cabinet members said at a summit in Jakarta on Monday. On the table are tax breaks for imports of equipment that reduces pollution; and longer permits and favorable interest rates for companies with environmentally friendly policies. "Tax allowance can be an attractive way to lure local and foreign investment, particularly for green investments," Franky Sibarani, the head of Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), said at a press conference at the Tropical Landscapes Summit, The Jakarta Globe reported. Environment and Forestry Minister Siti Nurbaya also outlined some of the planned measures, including soft loans for small and medium-sized enterprises and enhanced extension of licensing for certain types of businesse...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2015/0429-jacobson-green-investm...

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