GEOG 122 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Batam, Corrugated Galvanised Iron, Plywood

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13 Mar 2016
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Indonesia, batam island: export processing zone (industrial estate in indonesia) These zones allow goods to be imported and exported without any trade restrictions/tariffs. They are also armed with security personnel and laborers from all of. Indonesia (8 people per room in their dormitories, but there was no air conditioning even though it is one of the most hottest places in asia) However, there are two different views of life on batam island: the newly constructed residence housing in comparison to dirt tracks + corrugated iron and plywood to make home shelters. Singapore + indonesia (1945): they both started at the same place economically, where they were both colonies of european countries and they were considered under developed. They both also had roughly equal per capita incomes. However, the current results are different, where singapore"s (2014) per capita income is ,086 (3rd in the world)

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