In the first two months of this year investors from Japan, Taiwan and Middle East visited at least 19 industrial estates in the Jabotabek area that include Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang and Bekasi
. The occupancy rate of industrial estate is expected to rise this year after two years of declining as a result of the economic crisis.
The Greater Jakarta Area includes Jakarta and its surrounding towns of Bogor, Tangerang and Bekasi
The capital city, Jakarta, has developed into a greater unit called Jabotabek, incorporating Bogor, Tangerang and Bekasi
, even though the three are not part of the Jakarta Special Region but belong to West Java province.