Shotaro Tani, Jakarta – Indonesia's economy shrank for the fourth straight quarter, as the coronavirus pandemic remains a drag on Southeast Asia's largest economy.
Economy & Investment
May 5, 2021
Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman – The Indonesian economy saw the latest in a series of diminishing contractions in the first quarter of 2021, staying on course for an economic recovery as the g
May 3, 2021
Jakarta – Indonesia has seen inflation accelerated to its fastest pace in three months in April, as demand for foods and clothes during the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan picked up an
April 27, 2021
Jakarta – The foreign direct investments into Indonesia has grown rapidly first quarter this year, reflecting investors' confidence in Indonesia's structural reform as global investment
April 26, 2021
Jakarta – Foreign direct investment (FDI) into Indonesia rose 14% in rupiah terms in the first three months of 2021 on the year, data from investment board BKPM showed on Monday.
April 21, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – The National Development Planning Agency, or Bappenas, revealed that achieving net-zero emission would help Indonesia save the environment and escape the m
April 9, 2021
Budiarti Utami Putri, Jakarta – The House of Representatives (DPR) has officially given a green light for President Joko "Jokowi" Widodoto establish a new ministry dubbed the Investment
April 7, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Today, the Indonesian young generation stands to benefit from its rapid growth and capital market development that present ample investment returns in the
March 29, 2021
Mass vaccination would be the only way to bring economic recovery to Indonesia, which has been pounded by the slowdown induced by the social distancing measures due to the COVID-19 pand
March 26, 2021
Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Key bilateral agreements, including expropriation protection and double-taxation prevention set to enter into force this year, would spur foreign direct in
Antara, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo on Friday called on all regents in the country to provide exceptional services for exports and investments as he said both were key to t
March 24, 2021
Dion Bisara, Jakarta – The United Arab Emirates has announced a plan to invest $10 billion in the Indonesia Investment Authority, or INA, the largest commitment from a single country to
March 18, 2021
Ankur Tanwar, Indonesia – Southeast Asia's biggest economy – will be propelled by consumption in the months ahead in a boost that will raise corporate revenues and reduce leverage, acco
March 12, 2021
Herman, Jakarta – Japanese automotive giants Honda, Suzuki, and Mitsubishi Motors have pledged a combined investment of at least $1.2 billion in Indonesia over the next few years to exp
March 1, 2021
Joao da Cruz Cardoso – Timor-Leste, like many other countries, has experienced considerable economic hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
February 27, 2021
Jakarta – A tax discount for buyers of automobiles will not be effective in increasing economic growth. A comprehensive stimulus policy package is needed.
February 25, 2021
Herman, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan said that the Indonesian government was still in discussion with American electric ca
Shotaro Tani, Jakarta – In a bid to spur both domestic and foreign investment, Indonesia has designated 245 industries as "priority" and will offer incentives to attract capital to thos
February 22, 2021
Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia's government has issued a new regulation on investment following the passage of its job creation law last year, which includes the removal of some restrict
Antara, Jakarta – The State Secretariat hoped that the issuance of 49 derivative regulations of the Job Creation Law, or Law No.
February 19, 2021
Herman, Triyan Pangastuti, Jakarta – Bank Indonesia, or BI, the country's central bank, has cut its benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points to a record low of 3.5 percent and drop th
February 16, 2021
Triyan Pangastuti, Muhammad Ghafur Fadillah, Novy Lumanauw, Jakarta – The government has increased the Covid-19 and national economic recovery (PC-PEN) fund by 19 percent and provided t
February 6, 2021
Triyan Pangastuti, Arnoldus Kristianus, Nasori – Jakarta – The government is confident Indonesia's economy would return to an expansion mode in the first quarter this year, banking on t
February 5, 2021
Indonesia's gross domestic product (GDP) fell slightly more than expected in the fourth quarter, tipping Southeast Asia's largest economy into its first full-year contraction in more th
February 1, 2021
Herman, Arnoldus Kristianus, Jakarta – Inflation in Indonesia has slowed down to the lowest level in three months in January.