Wednesday, 7 Jumadil Awwal 1439 / 24 January 2018

Wednesday, 7 Jumadil Awwal 1439 / 24 January 2018

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Jusuf Kalla optimistic of better economy in 2018

Tuesday, 02 Jan 2018 14:24 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian Vice President Jusuf Kalla is optimistic of a better economy with faster and balanced economic growth along with sound indicators in Indonesia in 2018. "All sectors,...

Jokowi says Indonesian economy has grown better

Thursday, 07 Dec 2017 00:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) opined that Indonesia's economy has currently recorded a growth of over five percent per quarter in 2017, better than that recorded three...

Bappenas estimates economic growth in 2017 to reach 5.1 pct

Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 05:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Kalla optimistic of Indonesia's economy in future

Friday, 03 Nov 2017 00:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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,...

Economic growth target for 2018 difficult to achieve

Thursday, 19 Oct 2017 00:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Indonesia's economy to remain strong: World Bank

Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017 03:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Budget spending must be increased to boost growth: Minister

Sunday, 10 Sep 2017 07:14 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Lawmaker asks finance minister more cautious in managing debts

Tuesday, 05 Sep 2017 01:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

RI's infrastructure development is sluggish: Minister

Friday, 25 Aug 2017 23:06 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

State budget must create equity, justice: Sri Mulyani

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 22:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

MSMEs to become Indonesia's new economic resource: BI

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 20:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Draft state budget 2018 reflects greater prudence: INDEF

Friday, 18 Aug 2017 19:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

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

Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 19:35 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Vice President hopes for higher economic growth

Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017 07:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Bappenas sees continuos positive trend in investment realization

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017 14:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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 prepares program to boost economic growth

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017 04:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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,...

Government to launch new economic policy package

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017 01:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, 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...

Economic growth of 5.01 percent not bad: Darmin

Wednesday, 09 Aug 2017 01:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Considering the current condition, Indonesia's first-semester economic growth of 5.01 percent is not bad, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution has stated. "Overall, our economic growth...

Growth target of 5.2 percent difficult to achieve: Economist

Tuesday, 08 Aug 2017 02:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The government's economic growth target set at 5.2 percent in the revised 2017 state budget is difficult to achieve given that the economic growth in the...

BI remains optimistic about 5.2 percent growth for 2018

Tuesday, 08 Aug 2017 02:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Bank Indonesia (BI) remains optimistic that the national economy will grow by 5.2 percent in 2017, despite the relatively stagnant growth of 5.01 percent in the...

BI warns of potential risk to economic growth

Tuesday, 08 Aug 2017 02:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Indonesian Central Bank (BI) has warned of potential risk that could hinder the prospect of economic growth for the second semester of 2017, especially with...

Indonesia entering era of low inflation: Jokowi

Thursday, 27 Jul 2017 14:01 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said Indonesia already enters years of low inflation, with inflation around 3 percent in the past two years.  "In 2015, the country's inflation...

Urban population growth needs adequate housing: Minister

Monday, 27 Mar 2017 18:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said that the increased urban population should be balanced by adequate housing supply to support economic growth. "If we want to have...

2016 growth falls short of govt expectation: Minister

Monday, 06 Feb 2017 23:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's economic growth of 5.02 percent in 2016 slightly fell short of the government's expectation, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution said. "It slightly fell...

Indonesia conducive for economic growth: President

Thursday, 26 Jan 2017 05:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesian President Joko Widodo said here on Wednesday that factors supporting the country's economic growth have been highly conducive. He added that the country's economy continued to...

Household consumption is key to achieving economic growth in 2018: Bappenas

Saturday, 14 Jan 2017 23:53 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The head of Indonesia's National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas), Bambang Brodjonegoro, has said household consumption and inflation will be the key to achieving higher economic growth...

Bank Indonesia confident economy to grow 5.2 percent

Friday, 23 Sep 2016 02:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Bank Indonesia (BI) Governor Agus Martowardojo said the central bank is more confident the country's economic growth is around 5.2 percent in 2017.The growth rate is...

5.3 percent target for economic growth realistic: house

Tuesday, 16 Aug 2016 22:51 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- A member of the House of Representatives (DPR) described as realistic the economic growth target of 5.3 percent set by the government for 2017. Nurdin Tampubolon of...

Bali's first-quarter economic growth 6.04 percent

Sunday, 29 May 2016 06:09 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, DEPASAR -- Indonesia's Bali province saw its economy growing by 6.04 percent in the first quarter of 2016, compared to 5.95 percent in the previous quarter, with real...

Econmist: Exploitation of marine resources can boost growth

Thursday, 31 Mar 2016 20:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Senior economist Soebroto believes that the exploitation of marine resources can boost the country's economic growth based on the government's target set at seven percent."We can...

BI forecast 4.8 percent economic growth in 2015

Friday, 29 Jan 2016 22:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Bank Indonesia (BI), Indonesia's central bank, had estimated the economy to grow by 4.8 percent in 2015, slightly higher than the Finance Ministry's forecast of 4.74...

BI: Indonesia's economic growth is 4.9 percent in third quarter

Friday, 25 Sep 2015 21:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Bank Indonesia projected Indonesia's economic growth in third quarter of 2015 to 4.9 percent. Overall, the economic growth until the end of the year was projected...

Economic growth in third quarter predicted below 5 percent

Sunday, 13 Sep 2015 13:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Bank Indonesia (BI) predicted the economic growth in the third quarter of 2015 to reach 4.8 percent or 4.9 percent. The amount was higher than in...

Trade surplus of US$1.33 billion recorded in July

Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 15:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia has recorded a trade surplus of US$1.33 billion, or the highest noted in the past 19 months."This surplus is indeed the highest in the past...

Indonesia's economy grows 4.7 percent in Semester II

Thursday, 06 Aug 2015 13:04 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) said Indonesian economy grew 4.67 percent in the second quarter of this year slowing from Q1's growth of 4.72 percent.Therefore,...

President says economic growth will soar in second semester

Thursday, 06 Aug 2015 07:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BOGOR -- President Joko Widodo is confident that the country's economy will improve rapidly in the second semester this year, despite indications of slow growth in the first."As...

Indonesia’s economic growth on the second quarter relatively weak

Friday, 31 Jul 2015 16:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Indonesia's economic growth in the second quarter 2015 is predicted not much different from the first quarter of 2015. According to the Governor of Bank Indonesia...

Economist: Third quarter may see over 5 percent economic growth

Wednesday, 22 Jul 2015 12:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- An economist from Standard Chartered Bank, Eric Sugandi, has predicted that Indonesia's economy may grow more than 5 percent in the third quarter, if the government...

LPS: The economic growth will reach 5.0 percent

Tuesday, 14 Jul 2015 13:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- The Deposit Insurance Agency (LPS) projects gross domestic product (GDP) of Indonesia in 2015 will grow 5.0 percent, lower than the previous estimation in 5.3 percent....

Govt cuts economic growth target

Thursday, 21 May 2015 00:42 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- Minister of National Development Planning, Andrinof Chaniago, said the government lowered 2016 economic growth target for trying to be realistic with the current conditions. Economic growth...