Trans Sumatra Highway as The Economic Backbone of Sumatra
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Trans Sumatra Highway as The Economic Backbone of Sumatra (part of the “Innovations in Accelerating Infrastructure Competitiveness and Sustainability” publication by the Research and Development Agency, Ministry of Public Works), 2014

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The paper discusses on the ability of governments to attract the private sector to invest in infrastructure projects is diminishing due to the lack of bankable projects. However, these sub-financial projects are highly important for economic growth. Governments need to lead in providing the required funding for the provision of infrastructure, especially for those with high economic benefit to the national economy.