Strong Fundamentals Keep Indonesia’s Growth on Track

Wednesday, 26th of September, 2018

Economic growth in Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, is expected to continue to be robust in 2018 and 2019 amid global headwinds, according to an update of the Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) flagship annual economic publication, Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2018.

Indonesia to further relax export procedures

Friday, 25th of January 2019

The government said it would ease procedures to boost exports, with the aim of bolstering the country’s current account. Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution said in Jakarta on Thursday that the government would look to ease survey requirements for exports, depending on the requirements of the destination country.

Mexico auto exports reach new record high in 2018

Friday, 11th of January 2019

Last December, global automakers with operations in Mexico exported 275,045 light vehicles, which is a record volume for a last month of the year and a 2.3% increase compared to same period of 2017, according to data from the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (Inegi).

Indonesia resurgence gathers pace as global investors pile in

Monday, 14th of January 2019

Global funds are piling back into Asia’s bellwether for emerging markets, buying $795 million of debt so far this year and sending yields down about 90 basis points from their October peak as the Federal Reserve looks to take a more cautious approach to policy tightening. That’s spelling relief for the rupiah and Bank Indonesia, which spent most of 2018 seeking to stem an exodus of foreign capital amid a rout in developing-nation assets.

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.


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