Jakarta, Dec. 6 -- Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto said that based on the 2017 World Bank report, Indonesia was able to rank highest in ASEAN for the contribution in the manufacturing sector to the world economy.

"For these achievements, Indonesia, with a 20.5 percent portion of contribution, is ranked fifth in the world among G20 countries," Hartarto stated through a statement in Jakarta on Wednesday.

According to data from the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO), Indonesia is also ranked 4th in the world among 15 countries whose manufacturing industry's contribution to gross domestic product (GDP) is above 10 percent.

"We often hear that deindustrialization happens if the manufacturing sector contributes ...