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Bappenas estimates economic growth in 2017 to reach 5.1 pct

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 05:10 WIB

JAKARTA -- National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) head, Bambang S. Brodjonegoro, estimated that the economic growth in 2017 will reach 5.1 percent, below the target of 5.2 percent in the 2107 Revised State...

Kalla optimistic of Indonesia's economy in future

Friday, 03 Nov 2017 00:15 WIB

JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla is optimistic about Indonesia's economy in future, emphasizing that the country will experience growth amid continued improvement in the global economic conditions."Firstly, the global economy is better...

Economic growth target for 2018 difficult to achieve

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 00:30 WIB

JAKARTA -- Indonesia will find it hard to achieve the economic growth target of 5.4 percent it has set itself in the draft 2018 state budget, the Institute for Development of Economics and...

Indonesia's economy to remain strong: World Bank

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017 03:09 WIB

JAKARTA -- The World Bank has projected that Indonesia's economy will remain strong and record an optimistic growth of 5.1 percent in 2017 and 5.3 percent in 2018. "Indonesia's economy can still grow more...

Budget spending must be increased to boost growth: Minister

Sunday, 10 Sep 2017 07:14 WIB

JAKARTA -- Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution has requested for an increase in government spending performance in the state budget to boost economic growth by 5.2 percent by the end of...

Lawmaker asks finance minister more cautious in managing debts

Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017 01:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- A leading lawmaker asks Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indarwati to change the strategy in state debt management to be clear. "I have not seen the strategy in the government debt management...

RI's infrastructure development is sluggish: Minister

Friday, 25 Aug 2017 23:06 WIB

BANDUNG -- Minister of National Development Planning Bambang Brodjonegoro admitted that the infrastructure development in Indonesia had been sluggish, and so, it should be accelerated to boost the national economic growth. "Indonesia lacks infrastructure,...

State budget must create equity, justice: Sri Mulyani

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 22:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said the state budget (APBN) should serve as an instrument to ensure equity and justice for all the Indonesian people. "The theme of the State Budget is...

MSMEs to become Indonesia's new economic resource: BI

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 20:28 WIB

JAKARTA -- Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) will emerge as the new source of Indonesia's economic growth, Bank Indonesia (BI) Governor Agus Martowardojo emphasized. "The development of MSMEs and creative economy will create...

Draft state budget 2018 reflects greater prudence: INDEF

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 19:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- Program Director of the Institute For Development of Economics and Finance (INDEF) Berly Martawardaya said the draft state budget (RAPBN) for 2018 is more prudent than its predecessors. "We see the 2018...

5.4 percent of growth rate quite optimistic, not ambitious: Sri Mulyani

Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 19:35 WIB

JAKARTA -- Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said the country's economic growth target of 5.4 percent set in the 2018 draft state budget is quite optimistic. "In my opinion it is quite...

Vice President hopes for higher economic growth

Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017 07:16 WIB

JAKARTA -- Vice President Jusuf Kalla has expressed hope that the country could record a higher economic growth and equal development, which would reduce inequality, after 72 years of its independence. "We hope that...

Bappenas sees continuos positive trend in investment realization

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017 14:16 WIB

JAKARTA -- The positive trend in investment realization recorded during the second quarter of 2017 is expected to continue in the second semester, National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Chief Bambang Brodjonegoro stated....

Bappenas prepares program to boost economic growth

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017 04:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- The National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) is preparing a program to drive up the country's current economic growth levels. The Bappenas is now studying several economic sectors, such as property and commodity,...

Government to launch new economic policy package

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017 01:17 WIB

JAKARTA -- The government will launch the new Economic Policy Package XVI on ease of investments in Indonesia, ahead of its 72nd Independence Day. "The new policy package will be announced before August 17,...