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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

February 17, 2022

Mongabay - February 17, 2022

Hans Nicholas Jong, Jakarta – The Indonesian government has opened itself up to litigation by unilaterally revoking hundreds of permits for logging concessions, plantations and mines, a

February 11, 2022

Jakarta Post Editorial - February 11, 2022

Jakarta – The Indonesian economy recovered with growth of 3.69 percent in 2021 from a contraction of 2.07 percent in 2020.

February 8, 2022

Tempo - February 8, 2022

Antara, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) of Papua Province stated that the regional economy recorded a growth of 15.11 percent in 2021.

Jakarta Globe - February 8, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia may soon rejoin the upper-middle income country again after continuing a robust recovery from the Covid-19 slump in the fourth quarter of 2021, a senior government o

February 6, 2022

Straits Times - February 6, 2022

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – Indonesia is expecting higher inflation after long periods of relatively stable prices under President Joko Widodo.

February 2, 2022

Jakarta Globe - February 2, 2022

Jakarta – Indonesia has seen its highest inflation in more than two years in January, driven by increases in foods, beverages, tobacco products prices, and utility costs.

Jakarta Globe - February 2, 2022

Herman, Jakarta – The Central Statistics Agency, or BPS, reported on Wednesday that the food, beverages, and tobacco expenditure group was the largest contributor to the 0.56 percent in

January 28, 2022

Antara News - January 28, 2022

Ade Junida, Uyu Liman, Jakarta – Investment Minister and head of the Investment Coordination Board (BKPM), Bahlil Lahadalia, has said that he is aiming to revive 25 percent of stalled f

January 26, 2022

Vietnam Plus - January 26, 2022

Jakarta (VNA) – The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has downgraded Indonesia's 2022 economic growth forecast to 5.6 percent in 2022, from 5.9 percent in its October report, due to the

January 16, 2022

Straits Times - January 16, 2022

Wahyudi Soeriaatmadja, Jakarta – Bolstered by the commodities boom, Indonesia's economy appears set for a rapid growth rebound in 2022 as a significant decline in Covid-19 cases and dea

January 6, 2022

Tempo - January 6, 2022

Dewi Nurita, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo announced the government has revoked the mining business permits (IUP) of 2,078 mineral and coal mining companies today, January 6.

December 31, 2021

Tempo - December 31, 2021

Fajar Pebrianto, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for the Economy Airlangga Hartarto said the government is set to roll out four new programs of the National Economic Recovery (PEN) next

December 30, 2021

Macao Post Daily - December 30, 2021

Dili – After the dual shocks of COVID-19 and natural disasters, East Timor's economy is showing some signs of recovery and this year's gross domestic product (GD) growth in real terms i

December 1, 2021

Jakarta Globe - December 1, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – India hopes to explore the largely untapped economic potentials in its relationship with Indonesia by making direct investments without a third country channe

November 26, 2021

Bloomberg News - November 26, 2021

Anuchit Nguyen and Ishika Mookerjee – Rising commodity prices and easing border restrictions will probably fuel economic growth that helps Indonesia's key stock index extend its record

Reuters - November 26, 2021

Fransiska Nangoy and Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – A court ruling in Indonesia against a new jobs creation law could dim its investment outlook, experts said on Friday, in a potential

November 15, 2021

Jakarta Globe - November 15, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia is calling on the Asia-Pacific region to strengthen partnerships in empowering micro, small and medium enterprises – or MSMEs – as well as combating the climate cris

November 12, 2021

Macao Post - November 12, 2021

Dili – Prioritizing and improving the quality of public spending and increasing domestic revenue is crucial to promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth in East Timor, according

November 11, 2021

Jakarta Globe - November 11, 2021

Grace Nadia Chandra, Triyan Pangastuti, Jakarta – Indonesia has secured $44.6 billion of investments commitment in agriculture, healthcare, digitalization, downstream mining, renewable

November 10, 2021

Bloomberg News - November 10, 2021

Claire Jiao and Grace Sihombing – Indonesia will likely catch up on growth in the fourth quarter as its all-important consumption engine returns to high gear.

November 5, 2021

Agence France-Presse - November 5, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia's economy expanded again in the third quarter, official data showed Friday, thanks to a pick-up in exports, but the rate slowed from the previous three months as the

October 25, 2021

Tabloid JUBI - October 25, 2021

Arjuna Pademme, Jayapura – Lawmaker of Papua Legislative Council John NR Gobai said that forest products and other natural resources in Papua were mostly controlled by investors, who ha

October 21, 2021

Macao News - October 21, 2021

Developments in the oil sector and Covid-19 vaccine aid from China and Japan will improve Timor-Leste's economic prospects, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

Tempo - October 21, 2021

Fairuz Amanda Putri, Jakarta – Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Affairs, Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, said that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is amazed at t

September 17, 2021

Reuters - September 17, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia's central bank is expected to keep its key interest rate steady next week as the economy gradually reopens after a recent devastating COVID-19 wave, while a record h

September 16, 2021

Jakarta Post - September 16, 2021

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – British investors in Indonesia say running businesses in the country has become easier in some ways following the enactment of the Job Creation Law, b

September 8, 2021

Bloomberg News - September 8, 2021

Grace Sihombing and Claire Jiao – Indonesian consumers were the most pessimistic in 16 years as the government imposed prolonged lockdown measures to curb the virus outbreak that crippl

August 26, 2021

Jakarta Globe - August 26, 2021

Iris Zeng, Singapore – Prioritizing digital trade is crucial to Indonesia's economic recovery and growth especially during the Covid-19 pandemic, according to experts from a recent webi

August 16, 2021

Channel News Asia - August 16, 2021

Jakarta – Indonesia's central bank will keep its benchmark interest rate at a record low on Thursday (Aug 19) as it tries to continue to support the economic recovery without adding mor

August 10, 2021

Jakarta Globe - August 10, 2021

Novy Lumanauw, Triyan Pangastuti, Jakarta – Indonesia has launched a risk-based online single submission system for business licensing on Monday, a long-delayed milestone that the gover

August 9, 2021

Economic Times - August 9, 2021

Gayatri Suroyo Jakarta (Reuters) – Indonesia launched on Monday a website to process investment permits, which the government hailed as an important milestone in reforms aimed at making

August 5, 2021

Tempo - August 5, 2021

Caesar Akbar, Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia or BPS Head Margo Yuwono said Indonesia had technically escaped the recession since the economy grew positively, both quarterly and annually

August 4, 2021

Jakarta Globe - August 4, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Shenzhen-based tech firm Huawei recently unveiled its plans to bolster the Indonesian startup ecosystem, making the country an important part of its $100-m

July 27, 2021

Jakarta Globe - July 27, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – The Netherlands has moved up ranks to become the third-largest source of foreign investment for Indonesia in the second quarter of the year.

July 13, 2021

Jakarta Globe - July 13, 2021

Jayanty Nada Shofa, Jakarta – Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo pledges support for the province's industrial estate development, seeking to boost investment in the manufacturing ind

Jakarta Globe - July 13, 2021

Heru Andriyanto, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo vowed on Tuesday to continue with business reforms in his government's attempts to improve the ease of doing business despite t

July 12, 2021

Macau News - July 12, 2021

Strong performance in the oil sector has boosted Timor-Leste's 2021 GDP growth forecast from 2.5 to 4 per cent, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).

July 5, 2021

Australian Financial Review - July 5, 2021

Emma Connors, Singapore/Jakarta – Tens of thousands of new COVID-19 cases each day have forced the Indonesian government to suspend months of careful planning to reopen the economy as i

July 1, 2021

Reuters - July 1, 2021

Tabita Diela, Bernadette Christina, Jakarta – Indonesian business groups on Thursday urged authorities to ensure there is enough financial support for companies, warning that otherwise