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News Indonesia » Economy: U.S. Says Indonesia Is Foregoing Billions of Dollars in Investment

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-02-19/u-s-says-indonesia-foregoing-billions-of-dollars-in-investment
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

Indonesia is forgoing billions of dollars on offer from American companies eager to invest in Southeast Asia’s biggest economy, U.S. Ambassador to Indonesia Joseph Donovan said. As the U.S. tries to arrest a deteriorating trade balance with Indonesia ...

News Indonesia » Economy: UPDATE 1-Indonesia cbank holds rates, sees economy improving but eyes volatile markets

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/indonesia-economy-rates/update-1-indonesia-cbank-holds-rates-sees-economy-improving-but-eyes-volatile-markets-idUSL4N1Q33KR?feedType=RSS&virtualBrandChannel=11563
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

JAKARTA, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Indonesia’s central bank kept its policy rate unchanged on Thursday as expected, as it looks to maintain stability in the struggling rupiah currency following an unexpected spike in global volatility. Bank Indonesia (BI) held ...

News Indonesia » Economy: US-Indonesia Relations: From Aspiration to Achievement

News channel or source: https://thediplomat.com/2018/02/us-indonesia-relations-from-aspiration-to-achievement/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

In 2010, the two nations signed a comprehensive partnership designed to provide a framework for closer security and economic links, and people-to-people ties. The Obama administration followed this with the U.S.-Indonesia Strategic Partnership in 2015.

News Indonesia » Economy: Indonesia’s anti-LGBT drive should concern all Asia

News channel or source: https://www.hrw.org/news/2018/02/20/indonesias-anti-lgbt-drive-should-concern-all-asia
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

At a time when countries around the world are progressing towards recognizing basic rights regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity or marital status, Indonesia is backsliding even compared to its Asian neighbors. The economy could be hit.

News Indonesia » Economy: Indonesia expects to have more than 5 unicorns by 2019: minister

News channel or source: https://www.investing.com/news/stock-market-news/indonesia-expects-to-have-more-than-5-unicorns-by-2019-minister-1272110
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia is likely to have more than five startups worth at least $1 billion each by 2019, with healthcare and education the most promising sectors to spawn new unicorns in Southeast Asia's biggest economy, the communications minister ...

News Indonesia » Economy: Economy in brief: BTN, Generali launch new insurance product

News channel or source: http://www.thejakartapost.com/news/2018/02/22/economy-brief-btn-generali-launch-new-insurance-product.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

PREMIUM State-owned lender PT Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN) and insurance company PT Generali Indonesia launched on Wednesday an insurance product for mortgage customers. Speaking during the launch of the Generali-Protection (G-PRO), BTN director Dasuki Amsir ...

News Indonesia » Economy: Indonesia eyes lax palm oil rules in EU trade deal

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/asia-pacific/198884/indonesia-eyes-lax-palm-oil-rules-in-eu-trade-deal
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Indonesia is the world’s largest producer of palm oil -- used in everything from food to cosmetics -- and vast swathes of rainforest have been destroyed to make way for plantations that are the backbone of Southeast Asia's biggest economy. This annual ...

News Indonesia » Economy: Indonesia economy picks up with 5.1% growth in 2017

News channel or source: http://www.jamaicaobserver.com/dailybiz/indonesia-economy-picks_124477?profile=1470
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AFP) — Indonesia's economic growth picked up slightly last year as the central bank repeatedly slashed interest rates, official data showed Monday, but analysts warned that there was little hope of another bump this year. Southeast ...

News Indonesia » Economy: Indonesia and Singapore Work to Strengthen Economic Links

News channel or source: http://www.plenglish.com/index.php?o=rn&id=24603&SEO=indonesia-and-singapore-work-to-strengthen-economic-links
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Jakarta, Feb 14 (Prensa Latina) Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi assured today that the relations between his country and Singapore have progressed significantly and plan to increase them in tourism and economy. Masurdi during a meeting with his ...

News Indonesia » Economy: Indonesia Suspends Infrastructure Projects After String of Accidents

News channel or source: https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2018-02-20/indonesia-suspends-infrastructure-projects-after-string-of-accidents
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia suspended on Tuesday the construction of elevated ... by 2019 to help cut high logistics costs holding back Southeast Asia's biggest economy. Under the drive, a series of projects ranging from a subway in traffic-clogged ...