Senin 29 Jan 2024 22:48 WIB

BRI: Presidential Election Will Boost Economic Growth

The forecast for economic growth in 2024 will also be positive.

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PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (BRI).
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PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (BRI).

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -- PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk is optimistic that the 2024 presidential election will spur domestic economic growth. BRI VP of Transaction Banking Rudy Automo said that the election would provide an advantage given the large amount of community activity.

“The BRI economist also predicts that this year, in fact, the election will bring economic benefits. Actually because of a lot of community activity,” Rudy said during a press conference at The Kasablanka Hall, Kota Kasablanka Mall 3rd Floor, Jakarta, Wednesday (24/1/2024).

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Rudy continued, the forecast for economic growth in 2024 will also be positive. This is considering that the pandemic has officially ended, making the activities of the community completely normal.

“I also see that this as a good year,” he said.

CEO and Co-Founder of Oy Indonesia Jesayas Ferdinandus believes that the election will increase community activity that affects the increase in financial transactions.

“I see that this election period has been a lot of holidays and a lot of holidays in December. It's certain the economy is up as the shopping people continue to exist who start holiday leave from now on. I see rising again deals and the spendings are definitely a lot,” he said.

Aftech Executive Director Aries Setiadi also thinks the election will make economic transactions improve. He pointed out that activities such as campaigns will increase sales of MSMEs. Likewise, the presidential debate activities, in which a number of locations held joint viewing will also add value to people's financial transactions.

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