Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The government's economic growth target in 2020 is unrealistic given last year's sluggish economic expansion and looming risks from the coronavirus outbre
Economy & Investment
February 7, 2020
February 6, 2020
Diana Mariska, Beritasatu, Jakarta – Economic contraction in Indonesia's easternmost regions of Maluku and Papua has shown up an Achilles heel in the government's approach to developme
February 5, 2020
Triyan Pangastuti, Gora Kunjana, Jakarta – Indonesia's economy expanded by 5.02 percent in real terms last year, missing the government's growth target and posting its slowest growth i
Riska Rahman, Jakarta – Coordinating Economic Affairs Minister Airlangga Hartarto says that the now global coronavirus outbreak from China might become one of main challenges for Indon
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's economy grew 5.02 percent annually in 2019 because of weakening investments and exports, Statistics Indonesia (BPS) announced on Wednesday.
February 3, 2020
Robert Wardi, Lona Olavia, Jakarta – The Indonesian economy managed to steer clear of global economic turbulence last year and is in a much stronger position to repeat the feat this ye
January 31, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed a new regulation to allow Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) head Bahlil Lahadalia to have five new expert sta
Jakarta – In a bid to boost economic growth, Bank Indonesia (BI), the country's central bank, cut in October 2019 its benchmark interest rate for the fourth time in four months.
January 30, 2020
Triyan Pangastuti, Jakarta – Indonesia saw a slight drop in foreign direct investment in 2019 but breakthroughs in some high-profile investment during the year's last quarter fueled op
Jakarta – Indonesia has proven its ability to maintain economic stability and resilience amid global uncertainties, a top central banker has said in front of an international forum in
January 29, 2020
January 28, 2020
Prisma Ardianto, Jakarta – Indonesia now allows foreign investors to own more than 80 percent of shares in locally-listed insurance companies, loosening a rule that has for a long time
January 24, 2020
Whisnu Bagus Prasetyo, Jakarta – Top executives from Americans technology giants Qualcomm and Amazon met with Minister of Communication and Information Technology Johnny G.
January 23, 2020
Jakarta – The government plans to relax environmental impact analysis (Amdal) requirements as it seeks to improve the country's ease of doing business, a minister has said.
Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Indonesia has continued its venture to lure global corporations into investing in the country during the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Dav
January 21, 2020
Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has trimmed its economic growth prospects for ASEAN-5 countries, including Indonesia, because of exports
January 20, 2020
Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – Indonesia has set its eyes on multinational corporations attending the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, to attract invest
January 17, 2020
Jakarta – Indonesia will need to boost investment to ensure sustainable growth as household spending, currently the main driver of economic growth, is not expected to see any significa
January 11, 2020
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – Japan has expressed interest in new investments covering a wide range of sectors from fisheries and tourism to hydropower and waste-to-energy facilities, a min
January 10, 2020
Hendartyo Hanggi, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Pandjaitan said that the United States is committed to investing in Indonesia.
January 6, 2020
Karlis Salna – Indonesia's government and central bank are running into policy limits as they try to stimulate Southeast Asia's largest economy.
January 2, 2020
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Indonesia recorded inflation of 2.72 percent in 2019, the lowest level in around two decades, thanks to lower inflationary pressure from government-re
Faisal Maliki Baskoro, Jakarta – Inflation in Indonesia cooled to an eight-month low in December as the cost of transportation, telecommunication and financial services stagnated, the
December 27, 2019
Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The government will submit the job creation and taxation bills to the House of Representatives next month, the Justice and Human Rights Minister Yasonna Laoly
December 19, 2019
Eko Wahyudi, Jakarta – University of Indonesia's senior economist Faisal Basri reminded President Jokowi to avert from being overconfident in passing the Omnibus Law despite 74 percent