Increasingly in Demand, Creative Economy GDP Has Reach Rp. 1,000 trillion.

Increasingly in Demand, Creative Economy GDP Has Reach Rp. 1,000 trillion.

Creative Economy contribution to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is increasing exponentially. This was stated by the Head of the Indonesian Agency of Creative Economy (Bekraf), Triawan Munaf, during a presentation at a press conference of the “4 Years of Joko Widodo – Jusuf Kalla Administration Report” entitled ‘Building Indonesians towards a Developed Nation’ organized by Forum Merdeka Barat (FMB) 9 in the Building III Hall at the Ministry of State Secretariat on Tuesday (23/10/2018). Also present at this occasion were Presidential Chief of Staff, Moeldoko; Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Darmin Nasution, Minister of Finance, Sri Mulyani, Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto; Minister of Trade, Enggartiasto Lukita; Minister of Tourism, Arief Yahya; Minister of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Susi Pudjiastuti; and Minister of Public Works and Public Housing, Basuki Hadimuldjono.

“In terms of value, the Creative Economy GDP in 2016 has reached Rp 922.59 trillion and is projected to exceed Rp 1,000 trillion in 2017 and increasing to reach Rp 1,102 trillion in 2018,” Triawan said.

Furthermore, Triawan said that creative economy is increasingly in demand and has promising potential. In 2016, the contribution of Creative Economy to the national economy amounted to 7.44 percent and is projected to grow continually. Three creative economic sub-sectors with the highest revenue in 2016 were Culinary (41.69%), Fashion (18.15%), and Crafts (15.70%), while the sub-sectors with the highest growth were TV & Radio (10.33%), Film, Animation & Video (10.09%), and Performing Arts (9.54%). Also, in the same year, the total number of businesses engaged in Creative Economy reached 8,203,826.

The export value of Indonesia’s creative economy has reached US $ 20 billion, or 13.77% of Indonesia’s total exports in 2016. It increased by 3.23% from 2015 where the exports amounted at US $ 19.3 billion in value. Specifically, three sub-sectors contributing to the highest exports during this period are Fashion, Craft and Culinary. Triawan explained that Creative Economy is a new economic model based on thoughts and ideas, which will become the backbone of Indonesia in the future. “Indonesia, with such a rich diversity and cultural heritage, want to be a leader in the world; at least in formulating understanding between countries,” Triawan continued, soon on November 6 – 8, 2018, Bekraf will hold the first and largest creative economy-related conference in the world called “the World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE)”.

“Through WCCE, Bekraf wants to convey that Creative Economy is for everyone, not limited to age, social class, country, ethnicity, religion, and so on.” Triawan explained.

Several prominent speakers will speak at the World Conference on Creative Economy 2018 includes Bolanle Austin Peters (Nigeria), Le Kexi (China), Felipe Buitrago Restrepo (Colombia), Mileva Stupar (France), and Troels Seidenfaden (Denmark). (Kris/Made)

Indonesia ready to host the World Conference on Creative Economy 2018

Indonesia ready to host the World Conference on Creative Economy 2018

Jakarta, Indonesia – Chairman of Indonesian Agency for Creative Economy, Triawan Munaf and Vice Foreign Minister AM Fachir officially launched the World Conference on Creative Economy (WCCE) 2018 which be held on November 6-8, 2018 in Bali. WCCE will be the first creative economy conference held on a global scale. WCCE is intended to be a platform for government, private sector, creative economy players, and related stakeholders in the development of creative economy ecosystem. WCCE 2018 bring the theme of “Inclusively Creative” that meaning everyone in the world have opportunity and rights to involve in creative economy ecosystem. The conference will discuss various issues related to the development, opportunities, and challenges of creative economy, such as social cohesion, regulations, marketing, and ecosystem. This event is targeted to be attended by participants from Industry players, government representatives, experts, academics, investor, and media.

Indonesia ready to held the first creative economy conference on a global scale

WCCE 2018 have several agendas beside the conference such as Friends of Creative Economy (FCE), Ministerial Meeting, and CreatiVIllage, Specially for  CreatiVilage, every participants can feels and experience of creative creations from the world. Preparation of WCCE 2018 already does from Preparatory Meeting (PrepMeet) towards World Conference on Creative Economy on December 2017, The first FCE has hold on May that discussed of Chair’s Summary from PrepMeet on December 2017. In FCE forum will formulate the WCCE 2018 outcome document and also encourage awareness of creative economy issues at the global level. The outcome document of WCCE will initiated to become part of resolution future economy and will be discuss in the UN’s General Assembly Forum.

WCCE 2018 also supported by several international Organization such as UNIDO, UNESCO, UNCTAD, UNDP and ITU. Indonesia is ready to welcoming every delegation from the world and hold the first creative economy conference on a global scale. Let’s make it happen!

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WCCE 2018 Speakers Announcement

WCCE 2018 Speakers Announcement

We are honored to share our unbelievable speakers for World Conference on Creative Economy 2018. There are 21 speakers that will spread creative energy such as Prof. John Howkins, Writer of “The Creative Economy”; H.E. Sri Mulyani Indrawati, Minister of Finance Indonesia; Bolanie Austen, CEO and Founder of Bolanle Austen-Peters Production Nigeria; Mr. Le Kexi, President of China Film Corporation. Inagural speach of WCCE 2018 will be present by H.E. Joko Widodo, President of Indonesia. WCCE 2018 will be held on November 6th-8th in Bali Nusa Dua Convention Center, Bali, Indonesia.

For public participation on the conference and CreativeVillage will be open on September 15th, 2018.

World Conference on Creative Economy 2018 Speakers