Jakarta (Antara) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) attended the plenary session of the 34th ASEAN Summit in Bangkok, Thailand on Saturday.
Foreign Affairs & Trade
June 23, 2019
Natasia Christy Wahyuni, Jakarta – China is one of the most influential countries for Indonesia, and the East Asian nation's growing economy and power would only increase its impact on
June 21, 2019
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo said the upcoming Asean Summit and G-20 Summit will provide a momentum for Indonesia to strengthen its economy and national interests.
June 20, 2019
New Zealand's Foreign Minister, Winston Peters, says he will raise concerns over human rights abuses in West Papua with his Indonesian counterpart.
June 12, 2019
Novy Lumanauw, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi' Widodo has met with representatives of Indonesia's most powerful business lobbies this week to convey his intention of helping local in
June 10, 2019
Ha Noi – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc stated that Viet Nam valued the friendship and co-operation with Timor-Leste during a reception for Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation
June 7, 2019
Jakarta – The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) has called on the government to find a way to reduce the country's dependency on imported raw materials for its manufa
June 3, 2019
Phnom Penh – Cambodia and Timor-Leste vowed on Monday to enhance bilateral relations in trade, tourism and education, a Cambodian spokesman said.
May 27, 2019
Dian Septiari, Jakarta – The Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KADIN) and the British Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia (BritCham) have rejected protectionist trade policies
May 15, 2019
Rachmadea Aisyah, Jakarta – Indonesia's April trade balance plunged to a deficit of US$2.5 billion after recording trade surpluses in the previous two months, Statistics Indonesia (BPS
Jakarta – Indonesia's trade balance slumped to a $2.5 billion deficit in April following two consecutive months of surpluses as imports for machinery started to pick up after the count
Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has signed Government Regulation No.
May 13, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesia plans to stop importing jet fuel and diesel starting next month in order to reign in its current account deficit, a senior minister said last week.
Jakarta – While the influx of ceramic tiles from China has subsided after the government imposed a protective tariff, local ceramic tile producers are concerned by the influx of simila
May 7, 2019
Jayapura, Papua – German Ambassador to Indonesia Peter Schoof undertook a visit to Papua Province on Monday for exploring areas for cooperation with Indonesia's easternmost province.
April 27, 2019
Nur Yasmin, Jakarta – Indonesia was set to highlight environmental issues and the significance of palm oil for the country's development during the second Belt and Road Forum for Inter
April 26, 2019
Jakarta – Industry Minister Airlangga Hartarto has said the government aims for a 15 percent growth of car exports in 2019, from 346,000 in the previous year to 400,000.
April 25, 2019
Dio Herdiawan Tobing – The Indonesian public still needs to wait until May 22 to know the official tally of votes in the presidential election last week.
April 16, 2019
Jakarta – Statistics Indonesia (BPS) has recorded that crude palm oil (CPO) exports to Europe saw a significant decrease in March as a result of the negative campaign against the commo
April 15, 2019
Christian Lee, Jakarta – President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud have agreed during a bilateral meeting in Riyadh on Sunday to further strengthen economic
While the running mate of his rival plans to visit a self-exiled former pornography suspect for guidance and prayers in Saudi, President Joko Widodo, who is also in Saudi for the Umrah
Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – Indonesia recorded a trade balance surplus of US$540 million in March, marking the second straight month that the country recorded a trade balance sur
April 11, 2019
Announcing the March 2016 reactivation of negotiations on the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA), Indonesia's then-Trade Minister Tom Lembong ca
April 9, 2019
Bambang Nurbianto, Jakarta – The head of the National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), National Development Planning Minister Bambang Brodjonegoro, has said Indonesia is still l
April 8, 2019
Jakarta – Indonesian President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo and Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad have objected to the European Union's plan to reduce the use of palm oil in biofuel to