Jakarta (Antara) – Vice President Ma'ruf Amin has called for more production of halal products to enable Indonesia to become a major exporter of halal products.
Economy & Investment
November 28, 2019
November 27, 2019
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has officially issued a regulation that streamlines all business licensing toward the Investment Coordinating Board (BK
November 22, 2019
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano and Riza Roidila Mufti, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) to handle all forms of licensing previously
November 21, 2019
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has instructed the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) to process all forms of licensing in a move that is expected to
November 18, 2019
Jakarta (Bisnis) – Indonesian Minister of Industry Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita is optimistic that Indonesia remains the preferred destination for the world's manufacturing industry as t
November 16, 2019
Diana Mariska, Bali – The government remains strongly committed to the agenda for more startups in the country by establishing a new directorate as the breeding ground for hundreds of
November 13, 2019
Jakarta – A key group in Indonesia's parliament expressed support on Wednesday for a plan by President Joko Widodo to replace dozens of existing, overlapping laws with bills to improve
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo reiterated his determination to improve Indonesia's investment climate at the Regional Leadership Communication Forum (
November 12, 2019
Asni Ovier, Jakarta – The recent debacle over hoe imports in Indonesia offers valuable lessons for the local industry to create greater efficiency and better cross-sector coordination.
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The government is planning to change course in its revision of a regulation on the negative investment list (DNI), saying that it will instead begin p
In the Central Java province of Indonesia, amid a patchwork of rice fields and farms where sugar and indigo crops once dominated, garment factories are now bustling.
November 8, 2019
Karlis Salna – Indonesia is Southeast Asia's biggest economy, with one of the biggest labor pools in the world.
Andita Rahma, Jakarta – Attorney General ST Burhanuddin said he would study all regional regulations that were considered hindering investment.
November 7, 2019
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Online streaming services such as US-based Netflix and Malaysia-based Iflix are contributing to the country's sluggish economic growth as investment in in
November 5, 2019
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Indonesia's economic growth reached 5.02 percent in the third quarter, the lowest level in more than two years, with investment failing to contribute
Karlis Salna, Rieka Rahadiana and Viriya Singgih – Indonesia's economic growth has barely moved in three quarters, prompting some analysts to cast doubt about the data.
Dion Bisara & Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – Indonesia's economy expanded at its slowest pace in two years in the third quarter as investment continued to taper and economic acti
Indonesia posted another quarter of slowing growth Tuesday, its weakest pace in two years, as Southeast Asia's biggest economy feels the sting of slumping commodity prices.
November 4, 2019
Vindry Florentin, Jakarta – The IHS Markit report on the Indonesian manufacturing industry's Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) showed a dropping trend in the manufacturing industry's dem
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's economic growth is expected to slow to 4.9 percent in the third quarter of this year as weak global demand affects trade and weakens manufactu
November 1, 2019
Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – The central statistics agency, Statistics Indonesia or BPS, noted slowing production growths in large and medium manufacturing industries over the last two y
Riska Rahman, Jakarta – Sluggish car sales throughout the year coupled with weakening commodity prices have taken a toll on diversified conglomerate PT Astra International.
Riska Rahman, Jakarta – Indonesia recorded a slight increase in consumer prices in October as lower foodstuff prices offset hikes in those of food and beverages, cigarettes and tobacco
October 31, 2019
Triyan Pangastuti, Jakarta – Foreign direct investment in Indonesia jumped 18 percent in the third quarter from the same period last year, marking a return of confidence as concerns ov
October 30, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesian textile, garment and tire manufacturers are benefiting from the ongoing trade war between the United States and China, leading to optimism that Southeast Asia's la