“In 2022, at least 20 million MSMEs will adopt e-commerce, with 24 million projected in 2023 and 30 million in 2024. That is our aim “Jokowi said Monday at the State Palace’s National Coordination Meeting for Digital Transformation and Complete Data Collection of Cooperatives and MSMEs.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, 17.5 million MSMEs joined Indonesia’s digital ecosystem, Jokowi said.
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In the midst of tremendous global digital trading operations, the Indonesian leader wants MSMEs to participate.
To compete in the digital market, Jokowi acknowledged that product quality and packaging needed to be improved.
“For the period of 2021-2024, I have signed Presidential Regulation No. 2 of 2022. I aim to improve our business ecosystem and attract more young, industrious, and innovative entrepreneurs to help Indonesian MSMEs compete globally “said he.
The president urged federal and regional governments to improve the business ecosystem, including licencing, capital access, innovation and technology, and the quality of human resources in the MSMEs industry.
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• Recognize and apply production technology and various digital technologies that are beneficial to business development.
Jokowi also pushed for raising the number of modern digital-based cooperatives to 250 in 2022, 400 in 2023, and 500 in 2024.
“I believe that if we all work hard, we can attain our goal,” he said.