Jakarta, 20 November 2020 – PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BCA) sees that the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) as one of the pillars of the Indonesian economy. As part of the national financial economy, BCA is committed to supporting the development of MSMEs in Indonesia. This time, BCA is embracing the MSME sector through the Bangga Lokal program.
The Covid-19 pandemic has unquestionably made the MSME players to organize strategies to optimize their business exploration and realize its full potential. As a form of support for MSMEs, BCA launched a program called Bangga Lokal, which takes place from 20 November 2020 until 19 February 2021.
“In the mist of the challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, BCA is always committed to supporting the government efforts to restore the Indonesian economy, including through the MSME sector. The Bangga Lokal program targets MSME players engaged in several industries, especially creative industry, such as food and beverages, fashion, and hobby,” said I Ketut Alam Wangsawijaya, Executive Vice President of Transaction Banking Business Development of BCA.
The Bangga Lokal aims to help MSME entrepreneurs to develop their businesses. Besides promotion and marketing, BCA also provides educational programs and an opportunity to obtain capital financing for select MSMEs.
This program also aims to ensure our local products are of high quality in order to compete globally. BCA is collaborating with Grebe and Blibli in this program because of the shared vision in supporting MSMEs in Indonesia. MSME players who participated in the program offer a special discount of up to 80% only at Bangga Lokal. Information about the Bangga Lokal program is available on social media, among others, Instagram (@goodlifebca), Twitter (@HaloBCA), Facebook (BankBCA), Youtube (@GoodLifeBCA) and BCA official website at bca.co.id/banggalokal.
“To date, the Bangga Lokal program has successfully gathered 185 brands, from F&B, fashion to other hobbies that are expected to contribute to the country. For MSME players who have yet to join the Bangga Lokal program, we will invite them to join in the next period, in mid-2021. We hope that this campaign initiative can help advance national MSMEs and eventually help drive the Indonesian economy,” Ketut concluded.
About PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (as of 30th September 2020)
BCA is one of the leading commercial banks in Indonesia with the core business of transaction banking. BCA also offers a full range of financial services in consumer, SME, commercial and corporate segments. As of September 2020, BCA has the privilege of serving 23.0 million customer accounts, processing around 33 million of daily transactions through a network of 1,249 branches; 17,415 ATMs as well as the 24-hour internet & mobile banking systems; supported by 24/7 Halo BCA contact center. BCA’s presence is complemented by a number of subsidiaries focusing on vehicle financing, sharia banking, securities, general and life insurance, digital bank, remittance as well as venture capital business. BCA is committed to building lasting relationship with customers, putting people first, and making positive impact on society at large. With more than 24,000 employees, BCA's vision is to be the bank of choice and a major pillar of the Indonesia economy.
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