The Pinisi Ship-themed Indonesian Pavilion at Hannover Messe 2023 Inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Indonesia and the Chancellor of Germany

The Pinisi Ship-themed Indonesian Pavilion at Hannover Messe 2023 Inaugurated by the President of the Republic of Indonesia and the Chancellor of Germany

On Thursday, April 17, early Hannover time, the Indonesian Pavilion at Hannover Messe 2023 was inaugurated by Indonesian President Joko Widodo and German Chancellor Olaf Schol. As the official country partner for this grand industrial event, Indonesia presents an estimated area of up to 3000 m2 to be available in Indonesia's National Pavilion Zone.

"The Indonesian Pavilion is specifically designed to mimic the shape of a traditional Indonesian ship. In voyaging toward the future and facing its challenges, we wish to demonstrate the spirit of Indonesia. Furthermore, this Pinisi ship has a compass called Making Indonesia 4.0 as a navigator for industrial transformation in Indonesia," said Indonesian President Joko Widodo at the inauguration of the Indonesian Pavilion in Hall 2 of the Hannover Messe.

The President invited the audience to the Indonesian Pavilion so they could experience Indonesia as a land of opportunity and as a future manufacturing hub. “The Pinisi ship has two main masts and seven sails. The two main masts represent the downstream industry and expediting the clean energy transition, which are the two pillars of Indonesia's transformation," said the President.

Meanwhile, the seven-screen symbol represent the top priority sectors promoted by the co-exhibitors, which include food and beverage, textiles, automotive, electronics, chemicals, medical devices, and pharmaceuticals. Thus, the regional and global economies will also grow as a result of the acceleration of Indonesia's industrial transformation.

"Because investing in Indonesia means investing in a better future, let's sail together and accelerate industrial transformation for a better world in the spirit of "Infinite Journey”," the President added.

The Indonesian Pavilion serves as a venue for the country's leading industry players to exhibit their technology, products and expertise, as well as interact with visitors from influential business circles and international figures. Indonesia is working with about 157 co-exhibitors who take part in the Indonesian Pavilion and from each industry a champion and walkabout exhibitor will be chosen.

According to Airlangga Hartarto, the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, 157 co-exhibitors are occupying an area about 3,000 square meters, namely the private sector, research and development institutions, start-ups, government agencies, and State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN)."The goal of Indonesia's participation in this event is to present a national economic transformation agenda by enhancing industrial and technological cooperation, encouraging exports for foreign investment, and fortifying bilateral ties with other European nations in addition to Germany," said Airlangga.

From a total area of 3000 m2, 1500 m2 is dedicated to the co-exhibitors zone by the Highlight Theme Indonesia Partner Country, specifically, zone A for companies with the theme of sustainability and energy, zone B as the main zone for Making Indonesia 4.0 and engineered parts and solutions, zone C for BUMN, zone D for the theme of investment/industrial estates and human capital, as well as the HM zone for the theme of startup and innovation and HM Display Categories.

Visitors to the Hannover Messe exhibition, namely from international business players and policymakers from various countries are welcome to the Indonesian Pavilion to see the capabilities of Indonesian industrial technology innovation and interact with the co-exhibitors who, in the long run, are expected to be interested in making business investments in Indonesia.

The Indonesian Pavilion is contributed by several organizations, such as the Indonesian Sugar Refiners Association (AGRI), the Oil Palm Plantation Fund Management Agency (BPDPKS), PT Astra International Tbk, the Ministry of State-Owned Enterprises (BUMN), PT Telkom Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, PT Krakatau Steel (Persero) Tbk , PT Pertamina (Persero), PT State Electricity Company (Persero), PT Pelabuhan Indonesia (Persero), PT Bank Mandiri (Persero) Tbk, PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, PT Pupuk Indonesia (Persero), PT Pupuk Kalimantan Timur, PT Bio Farma (Persero), The Money-printing Public Corporation of the Republic of Indonesia (Persero), PT Domas Agrointi Prima, and PT Kaltim Parna Industri.