The rise of e-commerce in Indonesia

Thursday, 29th of November 2018

Indonesia is one of the region’s best success stories. Today; Indonesia is one of the fastest growing economies in the world. The main focus of its economy has been the export of goods such as textiles, automobiles, electrical appliances, and oil and gas. As of late, however, Indonesia’s growing digital economy has also contributed significantly to the nation’s growth and the republic is digitizing rapidly. It is forecasted to add 50 million new internet users between 2015 and 2020. Social media usage in the country is also among the highest in the world.

Indonesia to Revise Negative Investment List, Allow Full Foreign Ownership in More Industries

Thursday, 22nd of November 2018

The government is set to revise Indonesia's negative investment list to allow full foreign ownership in 25 industries in a bid to attract more investment into the country. Indonesia enacted a law on investment in 2007 to provide a single legislative framework for domestic and foreign investment. In accordance with this law, all business sectors are open to investment, including foreign investment, unless specified in a negative investment list, issued by the president.

Indonesia's digital economy to dominate Southeast Asia by 2025

Wednesday, 28th of November 2018

Indonesia's digital economy to dominate Southeast Asia by 2025. A new study has found that Indonesia’s digital economy is poised to become the largest in Southeast Asia as its market value triples to US$100 billion by 2025 from $27 billion in 2018, promising more jobs and more consumer choices for an emerging tech-savvy generation.

At least 65 Energy Plants will be installed in 17 Mexican Entities

Friday, 19th of October 2018

Within the next three years, 65 clean energy generating plants will be installed in 17 entities in the country, which will position Mexico within the ten countries with the most capacity of creating green energy, said Efrain Villanueva Arcos, general director of Energias Limpias of the Secretaria de Energia (Sener).


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