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Jakarta Post

Ministers say Foxconn to begin operations in Dec.

  • Linda Yulisman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Thu, August 23 2012   /  09:49 am

Taiwan-based Foxconn Technology Group will kick off operations in Indonesia in December this year, aiming to produce 3 million cell phones in the initial phase, top government officials said recently.

Industry Minister MS Hidayat said the company’s first production facility in Indonesia would be ready in October, located in the Modern Cikande Industrial Estate in Cikande, Serang, Banten.

The industrial estate, 68 kilometers from Jakarta, has a good access to the country’s main port Tanjung Priok in North Jakarta and Soekarna-Hatta International Airport in Cengkareng, Tangerang, Banten.

The initial phase of Foxconn investment in Indonesia will absorb hundreds of million of dollars from the total investment, amounting of US$10 billion, he added.

“They will break the ground of the second phase in July 2013. The plants will be located in an area of 400 hecta...