Saturday, 1st November 2014
Business
  • Indonesian foreign debts increase to US$290.6 billion
    18th September 2014
    Indonesias foreign debts rose to US$290.6 billion by the end of July from US$284.9 billion a month earlier. The debts included US$134.2 billion owed by government and US$156.4 billion owned by the private sector, data at ...
  • BPK asks for additional budget of Rp91 billion
    18th September 2014
    The Indonesia Supreme Audit Board (BPK) has submitted a proposal for a larger allocation of budget to Rp2.987 trillion to meet its growing requirement in 2015. The agency asked for an addition of Rp91 billion to initially ...
  • Govt proposes Rp19.97 trillion incentives for electricity investment
    17th September 2014
    The government has proposed investment incentives of Rp19.97 trillion in the draft 2015 state budget to develop the electricity system. The incentive is equal to a business margin of 7 percent, Director General of ...
  • Government to decide on tax holiday on oil refinery next month
    17th September 2014
    The government said it hopes to make decision next month on tax holiday on an oil refinery project to be built in cooperation with investors. The government and prospective investors have failed to reach an agreement on ...
  • Jakarta index higher, rupiah gains
    17th September 2014
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) closed 57.68 points higher on Wednesday to follow regional trend. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) rose 1.11 percent to the level of 5,188.18 points with index of 45 most ...
  • BI calls on companies with foreign debts to conduct hedging
    17th September 2014
    Bank Indonesia has called on companies in the country having foreign debts to conduct hedging transactions as part of their risk management activities to mitigate the impact of a possible global economic upheaval. "BI ...
  • Jakarta index opens higher, rupiah gains
    17th September 2014
    The Jakarta composite index (JCI) opened 28.63 points or 0.56 percent higher at 5,159.14 points on Wednesday . The index of 45 most liquid stocks rose 0.83 percent to the level of 874.51 points. Meanwhile, in ...
  • Indonesia fishermen to suffer more under Asean Economic Community
    16th September 2014
    Indonesian fishermen will suffer more when the ASEAN Economic Community is implemented in 2015, an environmentalist organization Walhi said. Under the present condition, Indonesia should not be too quick to commit itself to ...
  • Indonesia sets higher oil production target for 2015
    16th September 2014
    The government and the House of Representatives have agreed to raise the countrys oil production target to 900,000 barrels per day from 845,000 barrels set in the original draft budget. The increase could potentially mean ...
  • Indonesia's Pindad develops combat vehicle with Belgian company
    15th September 2014
    State-owned arms manufacturer PT Pindad has cooperated with Belgian Cockerill Maintenance & Ingeniere SA Defence (CMI) company to build tanks with weapon capacity ranging from 25- to 105-millimeter caliber. "At the ...