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Regions to have unique creative economy road map by year-end

  • Norman Harsono

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, July 17 2019   /  02:38 am

The Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) expects to help every regional administration create its own “creative economy road map” by December, which marks the deadline for phase one of the agency’s economic development plan.In other words, Bekraf has five months left to create 34 provincial road maps and 514 city and regency road maps that define specific deadlines and quotas for each region’s creative industry, as mandated under Presidential Regulation No. 142/2018 on Bekraf’s economic development plan up to 2025.Bekraf’s undersecretary for intragovernmental and interregional relations, Endah Wahyu Sulistianti, told reporters on Monday that the agency’s strategy to meet the deadline hinged on efforts by the administrations of Riau and West Java.She was referring to Riau Governor Syamsuar, who issued a regional bylaw on the creative economy in 2015, and West Java Governor Ridwa...