Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has called on his ministers to be prudent in policymaking as the country prepares to enter 2023.
Economy & Investment
November 23, 2022
November 18, 2022
Bisnis.Com, Jakarta – Minister of Investments and Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia, stated that Indonesia has managed to gather US$8 billion of investme
November 11, 2022
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Companies in many sectors have begun to lay off workers to stay afloat, a stark reminder that being one of the bright spots in the world for GDP growth
November 9, 2022
Andre Simangunsong, Jakarta – The release of the latest Indonesian economic data this week raises hope for continuing recovery and a strong performance in the last quarter of 2022.
November 8, 2022
Su-Lin Tan – On Monday, Indonesia posted year-on-year GDP growth of 5.72% for the July to September quarter, higher than last quarter's growth of 5.44.
Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati is in a buoyant mood after the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reports on Indonesia's robust economic growth in the third quarter and un
November 7, 2022
Jakarta – The Indonesian economy grew by 5.72 percent in the third quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2021, the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) announced on Monday.
Jakarta – While Indonesia is often deemed the largest start-up producer in Southeast Asia, the number of unicorns spawned in this country continues to fall behind Singapore.
Moh Khory Alfarizi, Jakarta – A newly published analysis by the Social and Economic Research Institution at the University of Indonesia's Economy and Business School (LPEM FEB UI) expla
November 2, 2022
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Inflation slowed in October following a drop in a wide range of food commodities, but analysts expect the drop to be temporary as risks overshadow the e
October 26, 2022
Vincent Fabian Thomas, Jakarta – Foreign direct investment (FDI) jumped 63.6 percent annually to Rp 168.9 trillion (US$10.81 billion) in this year's third quarter, hitting a multi-decad
October 21, 2022
Investor Daily, Jakarta – The national economy is projected to grow by more than 5.5 percent in the third quarter of 2022 compared to the same period of last year, Finance Minister Sri
October 17, 2022
Grace Sihombing and Claire Jiao – Indonesia's outperforming exports, the economy's growth engine in the last few quarters, flashed signs of weakness as global commodity prices eased.
Rae Wee and Summer Zhen, Singapore – Indonesia's currency is tumbling and foreign money in its bond markets is heading for the exits, stoking fears that Southeast Asia's largest economy
October 13, 2022
Jakarta – The ongoing war in Ukraine could drag the world economy into a new, unprecedented crisis that would undo all progress Indonesia has achieved during the recovery period from th
October 12, 2022
Dion Bisara, Jakarta – Indonesia is in a better place compared to many other countries facing the perfect storm, a combination of high inflation, recession, and the fallout of escalated
October 11, 2022
Jakarta – The Indonesian economy is projected to record a strong growth of at least 5.2 percent by the end of the year amid improving key economic indicators despite geopolitical tensio
Jayapura, Jubi – The Malaysian government expressed their desire to invest in the trade, tourism, and education sectors in Papua.
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – Indonesia offers investment opportunities in asphalt production worth up to $1.3 billion as the Southeast Asian countries plan to halt imports of the roa
October 9, 2022
Fadhil Haidar Sulaeman, Jakarta – Akhmad from Jakarta felt euphoric when activity restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic were lifted early this year.
October 7, 2022
Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) announced early this week a 1.17 percent headline inflation in September on a month-to-month basis – the highest since December 2014 – and 5.95 perc
October 6, 2022
Jakarta – The Indonesia Investment Authority (INA), the state-owned wealth fund created by the government to accumulate capital for the country's long-term development, recently investe
October 4, 2022
Teesta Prakash and Jack Sato – Ahead of a visit to Australia last month, Timor-Leste's President Jose Ramos Horta sought to play the China card, raising the possibility of asking Beijin
September 28, 2022
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – State-owned telecom company Telkom Indonesia retains the title of the most valuable Indonesian brand this year after recording double-digit growth in brand
Andry Asmoro and Teguh Yudo, Jakarta – The government decided to increase the prices of subsidized Pertalite and Pertamax gasoline and Solar diesel on Sept.
September 27, 2022
Jakarta – Indonesia's digital economy size could swell by more than seven times in this decade, retaining its place as the largest market in Southeast Asia as the country emphasizes dev
September 21, 2022
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is trying to bring in more investment into the green sector with incentives and less red tape, as the coal-reliant country seeks
Jakarta – The Asian Development Bank, or ADB, the region's multilateral development bank, has upgraded its economic growth forecasts for Indonesia this year but penciled in a slower gro
September 19, 2022
September 13, 2022
M Julnis Firmansyah, Jakarta – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati stated that the government would grant incentives of Rp10 billion for regions that are able to contain the inflatio
September 1, 2022
Jakarta – Inflation in Indonesia has cooled down for the first time in seven months, as food items, transportation, and telecommunication prices dropped, the Central Statistics Agency,
August 23, 2022
Endy Bayuni, Jakarta – Indonesia can rightly be proud of its economic record, and thanks to the combination of its monetary and fiscal policies, the government of President Joko "Jokowi
August 19, 2022
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has urged electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla to manufacture its cars, as well as batteries, in the country, in comments made to Bloomberg News
August 18, 2022
Lenny Tristia Tambun, Jakarta – The government expressed concern on Thursday that inflation in five provinces on Sumatra Island is rising far higher than the national average in the fac
Francisca Christy Rosana, Jakarta – Director of the Center of Economic and Law Studies (Celios) Bhima Yudhistira on Wednesday said he doubts that the government can overcome the threat
August 6, 2022
Agatha Olivia V, Fadhli Ruhman, Jakarta – Indonesia's economy in the second quarter of 2022 is still concentrated on Java Island, according to Head of Indonesia Statistics (BPS) Margo Y
August 5, 2022
Hendartyo Hanggi, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) Head Margo Yuwono said policies of subsidies and social aid, as well as benchmark interest rates, were quite effective in controll
Jakarta – Indonesia's economy has accelerated in the second quarter against a gloomy global economic backdrop, thanks to windfall revenue from rising prices of its commodity exports and
Jakarta – Indonesia's economic growth accelerated in the second quarter of 2022 despite global uncertainty, official data showed Friday, thanks to soaring commodity prices and easing CO
August 1, 2022
Grace Sihombing and Claire Jiao – Consumer prices in Indonesia rose by the fastest pace in nearly seven years in July, driven by stubbornly high food costs.
July 29, 2022
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo returned Friday from his week-long trip to three Northwest Asia countries after securing or strengthening investment commitments worth $11.9 bil
July 28, 2022
Jakarta – Toyota Motor Corporation, the largest car company in the world, plans to increase its investment in Indonesia over the next five years to tap into the Southeast Asian country'
July 26, 2022
Jakarta – Japanese automotive giant Mitsubishi Motors Corporation, or MMC, has pledged $666 million in additional investment in Indonesia over the next three years as it seeks to expand
July 22, 2022
Ali Akhmad Noor Hidayat, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Pandjaitan said that Saudi Arabia did not want to lose Indonesia as its partner.
July 21, 2022
Jakarta – The Asian Development Bank, or ADB, has revised up its growth forecast for Indonesia to 5.2 percent this year, reflecting the country's robust domestic consumption and windfal
July 20, 2022
Jakarta – Foreign direct investment into Indonesia has accelerated to a new record high from April to June this year, highlighting the country's robust economic recovery amid a prolonge
July 14, 2022
Primus Dorimulu, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said he was optimistic Indonesia's economy could have expanded 5.1 percent in the last quarter, supported by increasing public
Muhammad Hendartyo, Jakarta – The Institution for Development of Economics and Finance (Indef) researcher Nailul Huda assessed that the fuel subsidy policy is still needed because it co
July 13, 2022
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The Indonesian government is encouraging its youth to embrace entrepreneurship as the country's demographic dividend – a situation in which the productive-
July 1, 2022
Bisnis.Com, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia or BPS reported that the country's annual inflation rate reached 4.35 percent in June, while the monthly inflation rate was 0.61 percent.