A few notes on the expansion of the manufacturing sector in Indonesia

Steven J. Keuning

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It is only recently that industrialization in Indonesia got well under way. Starting from a low base the manufacturing sector in this country showed one of the highest growth rates in the (South-) East Asian region during the previous decade. As in many other nations this early phase mainly concerned import substitution.
It is evident that the Indonesian government is firmly committed towards a development strategy which heavily leans on a continued expansion of the industrial sector. [...] Regarding the main objective to be fulfilled, the pressing need for extensive creation of productive employment is beyond any doubt. [...]
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDen Haag
PublisherInternational Institute of Social Studies (ISS)
Number of pages24
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1985
Externally publishedYes

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