Monday, 27th April 2015
Business
  • Index down, rupiah gains
    18th March 2015
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) opened lower in the first minutes of trading on Wednesday. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) fell 13.34 points or 0.25 percent to 5,425.80 points with index of 45 most ...
  • Indonesia fails to make use of international trade agreements
    18th March 2015
    The Trade Ministry has so far failed to make full use of international trade agreements, as Indonesia always has problem in transposition. "Our trade partners often found us failing to meet commitment in transposition," ...
  • Weak rupiah momentum to boost exports; minister
    18th March 2015
    Trade Minister Rachmat Gobel said the falling value of rupiah against the US dollar could be used as a good momentum to boost exports. "Weak rupiah is a good momentum to boost export," Rachmat told reporters in his office ...
  • Indonesia to get 42,000 megawatts of extra power supply
    18th March 2015
    The government plans to build more power plants with a combined capacity of 42,000 megawatts across the country in the next five years. "In the next five years, between 2015 and 2019, we will build power plants with a ...
  • German company helps farmers fight rice blast disease
    17th March 2015
    German chemical company BASF organized the Rice Innovation Experience Tour in Carangrejo village, Kesamben sub-district, Jombang district, East Java province, to introduce its new fungicidal product to 350 farmers. "BASF ...
  • BI may continue to implement tight monetary policy
    17th March 2015
    Bank Indonesia (BI) has indicated that it will continue to implement a tight monetary policy this year to maintain economic stability. "The BI rate is an indicator of the central banks stance," Executive Director of the ...
  • Economy will begin to improve in first quarter: Bank Indonesia
    17th March 2015
    Domestic economic growth will begin to improve in the first quarter of 2015, and the national economy will grow at a higher pace than last years 5.1 percent, Bank Indonesia (BI) said. "Economic growth in the first quarter ...
  • Bali to host entrepreneurship Expo in April 2015
    17th March 2015
    The Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) Ministry will organize the Entrepreneurship Expo 2015 in Denpasar, Bali, on April 9-13, 2015. "The expo will display products of successful entrepreneurs who have been ...
  • Rupiah regains some of its lost value against US dollar
    17th March 2015
    The Indonesian currency rupiah regains some of its lost value against the US dollar closing at the level of 13,185 per dollar on Tuesday from earlier level of 13,230 per dollar. "The decision of Bank Indonesia to maintain ...
  • Foreign investors control 49 percent of indonesian banks: Legislator
    17th March 2015
    A leading lawmaker calls for the revision of the countrys banking law which has failed to strengthen the countrys banking industry. Deputy Chairman of the Commission XI of the Parliament, Gus Irawan Pasaribu, said foreign ...