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September 11, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 11, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia expects a long road to full economic recovery after Jakarta brought back strict social restrictions measures amid a continued rise in the number

September 10, 2020

Tempo - September 10, 2020

Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) chairman Rosan P.

Jakarta Post - September 10, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's retail sales fell again in July as consumers were still pessimistic, Bank Indonesia (BI) announced, as economists believe that indicators are s

September 9, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 9, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The government's COVID-19 stimulus package for micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) is misguided and hampered by a lack of reliable data, experts have

September 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - September 7, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The government is seeking to expand its business assistance program to around 3 million more small businesses affected by the COVID-19 outbreak by reallocating f

September 4, 2020

Asia Times - September 4, 2020

John McBeth, Jakarta – Retired general turned businessman and politician, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Panjaitan may cut a controversial profile, but

September 1, 2020

Jakarta Globe - September 1, 2020

Heru Andriyanto, Bogor – Indonesia has a month left to turn things around after experiencing a 5.32 percent contraction in its economy in the second quarter due to the economic impact o

Jakarta Post - September 1, 2020

Wilmar Salim, Bandung – Indonesia saw 5.32 percent economic contraction year-on-year (yoy) during the second quarter due to the impact of COVID-19.

Jakarta Post - September 1, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's economy faces a "near-certain recession" in the third quarter this year, economists say, as a robust economic recovery will depend on whether t

Bloomberg - September 1, 2020

Harry Suhartono and Fathiya Dahrul – Indonesia's second-largest lender by assets says the nation's companies are set to demand more loans, as they scoop up assets made cheaper by the pa

August 31, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 31, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – High costs for logistics and electricity in Batam are burdensome for business, hampering the government's effort to attract investors to the free trade zone (F

August 29, 2020

Straits Times - August 29, 2020

Jakarta (Bloomberg) – Indonesia's efforts to revive the economy took a stumble as coronavirus outbreaks forced factories in one of its biggest manufacturing hubs to shut.

August 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 25, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has launched the productive social assistance program for micro businesses to help them survive the economic crisis cau

August 22, 2020

East Asia Forum - August 22, 2020

Andree Surianta – For the past decade, the Indonesian government has stepped up efforts to mandate the use of the Indonesian language in all aspects of life.

August 20, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 20, 2020

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced on Wednesday that the government will disburse Rp 2.4 million (US$161) in cash aid to micro and small enterprises starting next week t

August 19, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 19, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia is aiming to capitalize on the coronavirus crisis to conduct structural reforms including in human capital and infrastructure, among other things

Jakarta Post - August 19, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government is pinning its hopes on a growth rate of around zero percent this year as it struggles to spend a Rp 695.2 trillion (US$47 billion) stimulus

August 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 18, 2020

Riska Rahman, Jakarta – The government has unveiled a new microcredit program (KUR) for laid-off workers and housewives who own micro-sized businesses to help them recover from the impa

August 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 15, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Economic recovery and structural reform will be at the core of the government's 2021 state budget policy as the COVID-19 pandemic paralyzes the economy an

Straits Times - August 15, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia must use the pandemic to reboot South-east Asia's biggest economy, including by improving food and energy security, as well as processing more natural resources at

August 14, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 14, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has reiterated his commitment to eliminating overlapping regulations and developing more industrial parks across Indon

Jakarta Post - August 14, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called on people to support development amid the health and economic crisis.

Jakarta Post - August 14, 2020

Norman Harsono, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has reaffirmed that Indonesia's future natural resources policy will focus on "massive downstreaming" to produce higher-value p

Jakarta Post - August 14, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo aims to push the country's economic recovery and structural reform amid the coronavirus-induced downturn in its proposed 20

August 7, 2020

Jakarta Post - August 7, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia must focus on controlling the spread of the coronavirus to speed up the economic recovery, economists have said, arguing that the current health