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September 21, 2022

Jakarta Globe - 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 Globe - September 21, 2022

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

Tempo - 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 Globe - 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

Jakarta Post - 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

Reuters - 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

Tempo - August 18, 2022

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

Jakarta Globe - 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

August 6, 2022

Antara News - 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

Agence France-Presse - August 5, 2022

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

Jakarta Globe - August 5, 2022

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

Tempo - 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

August 1, 2022

Bloomberg News - 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 Globe - 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 Globe - 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 Globe - 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

Tempo - 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 Globe - 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 Globe - 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

Tempo - July 14, 2022

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

Jakarta Globe - 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

July 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - 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

Tempo - 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.

June 25, 2022

Jakarta Globe - June 25, 2022

Novy Lumanauw, Bogor – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has instructed his cabinet to make sure that Taiwanese tech company Hon Hai Precision Industry Co.

June 22, 2022

Tempo - June 22, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – The World Bank saw the possibility that Indonesia's economic growth rate could slow down to 4.6 percent this year, affected by unstable global conditions.

June 20, 2022

CNBC - June 20, 2022

Ravi Buddhavarapu – President Joko Widodo denied that Indonesia has turned protectionist during his tenure, saying the gates remain open to all players – including Tesla – that want to

June 16, 2022

Antara News - June 16, 2022

Evarianus S, Mecca Yumna, Manokwari – Investment Minister Bahlil Lahadalia has urged regional governments in West Papua Province to implement a healthy bureaucracy and offer security gu

June 2, 2022

Jakarta Globe - June 2, 2022

Jakarta – The May inflation in Indonesia has accelerated to the highest level since December 2017, as the celebrations for the Islamic holiday Idul Fitri push costs for consumers across

May 24, 2022

Fulcrum - May 24, 2022

Yanuar Fajari and Siwage Dharma Negara – While total investments into Indonesia have increased over the years, much of these were driven by a rapid increase in domestic direct investmen

May 19, 2022

The Interpreter - May 19, 2022

Parker Novak – This week, Timor-Leste will celebrate its 20th anniversary as an independent nation and inaugurate Jose Ramos-Horta as its new president.

Al Jazeera - May 19, 2022

Randy Mulyanto and Sophie Raynor, Jakarta, Indonesia – East Timor's president-elect won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1996 for his efforts to liberate his country, but Jose Ramos-Horta may f

May 18, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 18, 2022

Triyan Pangastuti, Jakarta – The Minister of Investment/Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia is optimistic that Tesla will realize an investment in Indonesi

May 15, 2022

Reuters - May 15, 2022

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo met Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Saturday in Texas to discuss potential investments and technology, Indonesia's government said in a s

May 14, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - May 14, 2022

Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has a certain fascination with tech tycoons.

May 13, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 13, 2022

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo recently promoted Indonesia's enormous potential in industrial raw materials, green energy, and digital economy to American

May 9, 2022

Bloomberg News - May 9, 2022

Claire Jiao and Grace Sihombing – The Indonesian economy grew steadily in the first quarter as stronger exports helped offset the omicron-induced weakness in domestic consumption.

Tempo - May 9, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia recorded a 5.01 percent growth in Indonesia's first-quarter economy (YoY) which is said to be attributed to recovering economic activities post Co

Phnom Penh Post - May 9, 2022

The Ukraine military offensive and the economic sanctions against Russia are putting Indonesian manufacturers in a tight spot, as increasing import costs eat into profit margins.

May 8, 2022

Jakarta Globe - May 8, 2022

Jakarta – Bank Rakyat Indonesia, or BRI, the country's second-largest lender by asset, said its loan disbursement to the small and medium business, or SME, a segment in the first quarte

May 5, 2022

Reuters - May 5, 2022

Bengaluru – Indonesia's annual economic growth likely remained steady in the first quarter as commodities exports partly offset weak consumer spending due to mobility curbs imposed to s

April 26, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 26, 2022

Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for the Economic Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan has met Tesla Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk in Austin, Texas, on Tuesday to discuss the possibility

April 19, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 19, 2022

Lona Olavia, Jakarta – Industri Baterai Indonesia, an electric battery joint venture of state-owned miners and energy companies, announced two-part investments from Chinese and South Ko

April 11, 2022

Agence France-Presse - April 11, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia's biggest tech firm soared in early Jakarta trade Monday following an initial public offering that closed last week.

April 7, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 7, 2022

Herman, Jakarta – The digital economy could potentially become the new engine of growth due to the massive spread of digital technologies that transforms many aspects of people's way of

April 6, 2022

Jakarta Globe - April 6, 2022

Jakarta – The Asian Development Bank, or ADB, has projected Indonesia's economy to expand by 5.0 percent in 2022 and 5.2 percent in 2023 on the back of recovering demand, according to t

March 30, 2022

Jakarta Globe - March 30, 2022

Jakarta – Pulp and paper producer APRIL Group on Tuesday announced it is investing Rp 33.4 trillion, equivalent to more than $2 billion, in the construction of a new sustainable paperbo

March 23, 2022

Jakarta Post - March 23, 2022

Gayatri Suroyo (Reuters), Jakarta, Indonesia – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has trimmed its economic growth forecast for Indonesia in 2022 to 5.4 percent, down from 5.6 percent

March 14, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - March 14, 2022

Jakarta – The latest Digital Competitiveness Index (DCI) report paints a rosy picture of digitalization in Indonesia, mainly thanks to the development of infrastructure, particularly te

February 18, 2022

Jakarta Globe - February 18, 2022

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The government will need an "out of the box" strategy that can significantly boost new investments after President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo set a target of Rp 1,2