Bank Indonesia opens an opportunity for Indonesia syariah economy development through cooperation with Small and Medium enterprise that based on syariah in several region in Indonesia that unite in Indonesia creative industry or IKRA. Director of Islamic Economy and Finance of Bank Indonesia, M. Anwar Bashori in a press conference in Jakarta Convention Center recently said that the central bank has been a long time fostering small and medium enterprise so they can compete globally.
“Bank Indonesia already has several small and medium enterprise, we provide them guides and direction. Why BI does that because, for example the paddy rice can have better result if it were not interrupted by the inflation. We have Indonesia Creative Work that becomes one of Bank Indonesia job, we only guide them to compete in global market. Because to be a link in a global market we have to give them direction and the rest is their personal ability like Vivi and others do to increase their capacities,” said Anwar Bashori.
To make it come true, Bank Indonesia cooperates with ViviZubedi an Indonesian designer who has gone international. Vivi establishes ViviZubedi foundation that becomes Indonesia Creative Industry or IKRA’s vessel in food and fashion sector that aiming to make the entrepreneurs to go international. (VOI/NK/AHM)