Saturday, 25th October 2014
Business
  • Gas price hike can boost inflation: BPS chief
    11th September 2014
    Head of Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) Suryamin has predicted that the price hike of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in 12-kilogram cylinders can drive up inflation rate at the end of this month. "Gas price hike can ...
  • Jakarta index open slightly higher, rupiah value down
    11th September 2014
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) opened slightly higher on Thursday as market players began to buy shares. "Technical factor propped up the JCI to the positive area with market players buying shares after sharp correction ...
  • Govt will continue to focus on improving port infrastructure
    10th September 2014
    The National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) will continue focusing on improving ports and roads in the country to support national logistics. "Improving infrastructure is part of the efforts to ensure an effective ...
  • National logistics must be improved toward AEC: minister
    10th September 2014
    The next government must seriously improve national logistics, which is currently stagnant, toward the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by 2015 and the global market competition, the Minister of Industry Mohamad S Hidayat ...
  • Continuation of MP3EI depends on president elect Jokowi
    10th September 2014
    Continuation of the Master Plan of Acceleration and Expansion of Indonesian Economic Development (MP3EI), depends on president elect Joko Widodo (Jokowi), an economic observer said. MP3EI is a program launched by ...
  • Jakarta index closes lower on Wednesday
    10th September 2014
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) closed lower on Wednesday on domestic and external negative sentiments, analysts said. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange fell 54.22 points or 1.04 percent to 5,142.99 points with ...
  • Double-track railway construction should be accelerated:vice minister
    10th September 2014
    The construction of double-track railway in Java Island should be accelerated, the Vice Minister of Transportation Bambang Susantono reported here on Wednesday. "The double-track railway construction in north of Java is ...
  • Pertamina imports 60 percent LPG for domestic consumption
    10th September 2014
    The state-owned oil and natural gas corporation, PT Pertamina (Persero), has forecast that the LPG (liquid petroleum gas) import volume in 2014 will reach 3.61 million tons, or 60 percent of the total domestic demand. ...
  • Rupiah lower in value against the US dollar
    10th September 2014
    The rupiah value fell in the first minutes of trading on Wednesday against the US dollar to follow the regional trend, analyst said. The Indonesian currency traded at the level of 11,780 against the US dollar losing 19 ...
  • Bali`s plastic crafts exports increase by 43.21%
    9th September 2014
    The exports of plastic crafts created by Balinese artisans reached US$13,132 million during the period between January and July this year. The exports have increased by 43.21 percent as compared to US$9,170 million recorded ...