USTDA Advances Smart City Solutions for Nusantara

A press release published by the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) on Wednesday (17/4/24,) announced that next week, USTDA will host a delegation of senior Indonesian officials and decision-makers to support the deployment of smart-city technology in Nusantara, Indonesia’s new capital city now under development to replace Jakarta as the country’s administrative center.

Led by the Nusantara Capital Authority, the delegation includes 18 government representatives involved in the planning, financing, and implementation of Nusantara. The delegation will travel to New York, Houston, Austin, and Los Angeles from April 22 to May 2 to learn about U.S. smart city technologies, develop business connections, and explore financing and investment opportunities for the new capital. The group will also meet with municipal officials, tour command centers, view technology demonstrations, and gain insight into smart infrastructure applications and approaches from cities in the United States.

The Government of Indonesia has prioritized the deployment of digital technology to increase sustainability, optimize the use of public resources, and improve quality of life for residents. U.S. companies are at the forefront of delivering innovative solutions that can meet these goals. This mission is the latest in a suite of USTDA programming designed to support Indonesia’s efforts to build a world-class new capital city with focus on environmental and economic sustainability, procurement best practices, and cutting-edge technology for successful implementation.

USTDA will host business briefing events in New York City on April 24 and Los Angeles on May 2 for U.S. technology providers, financiers, and investors to network with the delegation and hear first-hand about the status of the new capital development, upcoming procurements, and investment opportunities. More information and registration details are available at https://www.ustda.gov/events.

This reverse trade mission supports the U.S. government’s Partnership for Global Infrastructure and Investment, including the goal of developing, expanding, and deploying secure digital infrastructure to power economic growth and facilitate open digital societies.

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The U.S. Trade and Development Agency helps companies create U.S. jobs through the export of U.S. goods and services for priority infrastructure projects in emerging economies.  USTDA links U.S. businesses to export opportunities by funding project preparation and partnership-building activities that develop sustainable infrastructure and foster economic growth in partner countries.

MEDIA INQUIRIES: Paul Marin | press@ustda.gov

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