News from Indonesia Archive

  •   Bank of Indonesia (BI) recently launched the BI Institute, a training and research organization aimed at supporting BI’s bid to become “the most credible and the best central bank in the region”. The Institute was launched in Jakarta on 22 August 2016 by Bank Indonesia Governor Agus D.W. Martowardojo. […]

    Professor Hal Hill appointed as Honorary Board Member of Bank Indonesia Institute

      Bank of Indonesia (BI) recently launched the BI Institute, a training and research organization aimed at supporting BI’s bid to become “the most credible and the best central bank in the region”. The Institute was launched in Jakarta on 22 August 2016 by Bank Indonesia Governor Agus D.W. Martowardojo. […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: January trade balance on the surplus. January trade balance posted a surplus of USD 50.2 million in January, after two consecutive months of deficit. It defied earlier expectation that trade balance would be deficit. The pattern of deficit, however, still followed the trend […]

    News Summary 6 – 26 February 2016

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: January trade balance on the surplus. January trade balance posted a surplus of USD 50.2 million in January, after two consecutive months of deficit. It defied earlier expectation that trade balance would be deficit. The pattern of deficit, however, still followed the trend […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Economic growth 2015 slowed but better than expected. The final figure for 2015 economic growth was just released this week by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS), it was recorded at 4.79 percent. Growth marked the fifth consecutive annual decline, but was a surprise considering earlier […]

    News Summary 16 January – 5 February 2016

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Economic growth 2015 slowed but better than expected. The final figure for 2015 economic growth was just released this week by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS), it was recorded at 4.79 percent. Growth marked the fifth consecutive annual decline, but was a surprise considering earlier […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Bomb attacks in Jakarta. Explosions and gun battles on the streets have rocked Jakarta, the Indonesian capital. The blasts were centred around Thamrin Avenue, a major shopping and business district close to foreign embassies, the United Nations offices and the State Place. Gunfire also took […]

    News Summary 1-15 January 2016

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Bomb attacks in Jakarta. Explosions and gun battles on the streets have rocked Jakarta, the Indonesian capital. The blasts were centred around Thamrin Avenue, a major shopping and business district close to foreign embassies, the United Nations offices and the State Place. Gunfire also took […]

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  • By Agnes HT Samosir The year 2015 emerged with optimism which came after Mr. Joko Widodo was vowed to presidency at the end of 2014. Through the course of the year, however, optimism seemed to fade as some macroeconomic indicators showed a downward trajectory as an impact of global slowdown […]

    The Summary of 2015

    By Agnes HT Samosir The year 2015 emerged with optimism which came after Mr. Joko Widodo was vowed to presidency at the end of 2014. Through the course of the year, however, optimism seemed to fade as some macroeconomic indicators showed a downward trajectory as an impact of global slowdown […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: Trade balance hits negative for the first time in 2015. The country posted a negative trade balance (or trade deficit) of USD 0.35 billion after consistently managed to post trade surplus in twelve months. The November’s trade deficit was also the first trade deficit […]

    News Summary 5-18 December 2015

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: Trade balance hits negative for the first time in 2015. The country posted a negative trade balance (or trade deficit) of USD 0.35 billion after consistently managed to post trade surplus in twelve months. The November’s trade deficit was also the first trade deficit […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir  Statistics update: Inflation is back in November due to food prices. After recording deflation in the last two consecutive months, consumer price index (CPI) rose again by 0.21 percent in November due to increasing food prices. Deputy of Head for Distribution and Service Statistics at […]

    News Summary 21 November – 4 December 2015

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir  Statistics update: Inflation is back in November due to food prices. After recording deflation in the last two consecutive months, consumer price index (CPI) rose again by 0.21 percent in November due to increasing food prices. Deputy of Head for Distribution and Service Statistics at […]

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  •   Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: Indonesia recorded trade surplus in October 2015. Based on the recently launched data by the country’s Central Statistics Agency, Indonesia recorded a USD 1.01 billion trade surplus in October 2015. Export was USD 12.08 billion, a 4 percent decline compared to September […]

    News Summary 7 – 20 November 2015  

      Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: Indonesia recorded trade surplus in October 2015. Based on the recently launched data by the country’s Central Statistics Agency, Indonesia recorded a USD 1.01 billion trade surplus in October 2015. Export was USD 12.08 billion, a 4 percent decline compared to September […]

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  •     Statistics update: Economic growth in Q3 was 4.73 percent. This week saw the launch of Q3 economic data by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency: the country grew at a higher pace than last quarter at 4.73 percent. Despite the slight growth from last quarter – last quarter’s growth was […]

    News Summary 24 October – 6 November 2015

        Statistics update: Economic growth in Q3 was 4.73 percent. This week saw the launch of Q3 economic data by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency: the country grew at a higher pace than last quarter at 4.73 percent. Despite the slight growth from last quarter – last quarter’s growth was […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir   Government unveils fourth and fifth policy package. Indonesian government on October 12th launched the fourth policy package, which focuses on helping Indonesian workforce survive layoffs through entrepreneurship on top of simplifying the annual wage formula in order to create business certainty. Two days after […]

    News Summary 10 – 23 October 2015  

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir   Government unveils fourth and fifth policy package. Indonesian government on October 12th launched the fourth policy package, which focuses on helping Indonesian workforce survive layoffs through entrepreneurship on top of simplifying the annual wage formula in order to create business certainty. Two days after […]

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