Tuesday, 22nd August 2017
Business
  • Revenue target set at Rp1,878.4 trillion: President
    16th August 2017
    The government on Wednesday unveiled the 2018 Draft State Budget with a revenue of Rp1,878.4 trillion, state expenditure of Rp2,204.4 trillion, and a budget deficit of approximately Rp325.9 trillion, equivalent to 2.19 percent of ...
  • Jakarta index closes higher on Wednesday
    16th August 2017
    The Jakarta composite share price index (IHSG) closed 0.97 percent higher on Wednesday driven mainly by consumer sector stocks, analyst said. The index of the Indonesian Stock Exchange (BEI) rose 56.90 points to ...
  • Inflation expected to remain under control: Jokowi
    16th August 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said the countrys inflation is expected to remain under control despite factors that need addressing such as the impact of weather anomaly on food commodities. "Inflation rate is expected ...
  • Indonesian govt targets economic growth at 5.4% in 2018
    16th August 2017
    The government has set an economic growth target at 5.4 percent in the 2018 Draft State Budget (RAPBN) to be achieved through the support of public consumption, increased investment, and improved export/import performance. ...
  • Engine of diplomacy to exploit non traditional markets: President
    16th August 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said here on Wednesday Indonesia is expanding economic diplomacy to exploit non-traditional markets in Africa, Middle East and Asia. "Our engine of diplomacy is moving to exploit ...
  • Debts managed with international standard of management: Jokowi
    16th August 2017
    The government is managing its debts with international standard of management, President Joko Widodo said here on Wednesday. The debt is used to improve the national productivity, the president said in state of the ...
  • Districts across Indonesia apply one-price fuel policy: Minister
    16th August 2017
    A total of 22 districts across Indonesia have applied the one-price fuel policy until mid-August 2017, according to Energy and Mineral Resources Minister Ignasius Jonan. The one-price fuel program was the governments strong ...
  • Economic packages have won int`l trust: President
    16th August 2017
    President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) said that the 15 Economic Policy Packages issued since 2015 have resulted in the increasing international confidence in Indonesias economic resilience. "Through the 15 Economic Policy Packages, ...
  • AP I hopes to post a 28 percent increase in net profit
    16th August 2017
    State-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura I (AP I) said it hopes to chalk up Rp1.17 trillion in net profit this year or a 28 percent increase from last years target. "The strategy to ensure to reach the target is by ...
  • VP hopes for higher economic growth
    16th August 2017
    Vice President Jusuf Kalla has expressed hope that the country could record a higher economic growth and equal development, which would reduce inequality, after 72 years of its independence. "We hope that economic growth ...