Archive for November, 2013

  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir. Government to raise income tax to manage current account deficit. The government of Indonesia will raise the income tax for companies owning Import Identification Number (API) in order to manage the country’s current account deficit. According to deputy minister of finance Bambang Brodjonegoro, the tax increase […]

    News Summary: 16-22 Nov 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir. Government to raise income tax to manage current account deficit. The government of Indonesia will raise the income tax for companies owning Import Identification Number (API) in order to manage the country’s current account deficit. According to deputy minister of finance Bambang Brodjonegoro, the tax increase […]

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  • The preparatory meeting for High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) 2014 organised by ANU Indonesia Project was held in Canberra on Thursday, 14 November 2013 at the University House, The Australian National University. Representatives from the Australian Aid Program, Australian Treasury, Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance, Bappenas, Bank Indonesia and ANU economics […]

    Preparatory Meeting for High Level Policy Dialogue

    The preparatory meeting for High Level Policy Dialogue (HLPD) 2014 organised by ANU Indonesia Project was held in Canberra on Thursday, 14 November 2013 at the University House, The Australian National University. Representatives from the Australian Aid Program, Australian Treasury, Indonesia’s Ministry of Finance, Bappenas, Bank Indonesia and ANU economics […]

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  • “There (in Indonesia Project) I learnt more about the working of the Indonesian economy than anywhere else and anytime before.“ … We are extremely honoured and humbled by the acknowledgement given by the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia His Excellency Dr Boediono in his speech during his conferring […]

    Vice President Dr Boediono received an honorary degree from ANU

    “There (in Indonesia Project) I learnt more about the working of the Indonesian economy than anywhere else and anytime before.“ … We are extremely honoured and humbled by the acknowledgement given by the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia His Excellency Dr Boediono in his speech during his conferring […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesian government is set to roll out big funds for infrastructure project. Indonesian government is set to offer funds totaling IDR 380 trillion (USD 32.74 billion) to investors starting next year for infrastructure projects under a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme. The fund would be allocated among […]

    News Summary: 9-15 Nov 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesian government is set to roll out big funds for infrastructure project. Indonesian government is set to offer funds totaling IDR 380 trillion (USD 32.74 billion) to investors starting next year for infrastructure projects under a public-private partnership (PPP) scheme. The fund would be allocated among […]

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  • by Pierre van der Eng Our latest ‘Survey of recent developments’, by Jason Allford and Moekti P. Soejachmoen, examines the responses of the Indonesian government and the central bank to what appeared to be disappointing economic data released in August. GDP growth, for example, has decreased further. Foreign portfolio investors […]

    What’s new in the December issue of BIES

    by Pierre van der Eng Our latest ‘Survey of recent developments’, by Jason Allford and Moekti P. Soejachmoen, examines the responses of the Indonesian government and the central bank to what appeared to be disappointing economic data released in August. GDP growth, for example, has decreased further. Foreign portfolio investors […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Foreign reserves increase by USD 1 billion. Foreign exchange reserves rose by USD 1.3 billion in October due to income gained in recent government bond sales. The sales boost foreign investors’ confidence in local stocks and suceeds to push the rupiah upwards. In response to the […]

    News Summary: 2 – 8 Nov 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Foreign reserves increase by USD 1 billion. Foreign exchange reserves rose by USD 1.3 billion in October due to income gained in recent government bond sales. The sales boost foreign investors’ confidence in local stocks and suceeds to push the rupiah upwards. In response to the […]

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  • This article is first published in the Jakarta Post. Its inquiry on the possibility of ASEAN to run the economic community still remains: “Does ASEAN possible to achieve regional economic community without the presence of custom union?” given that economic community is always associated with the custom union in regards […]

    Can ASEAN achieve economic community?

    This article is first published in the Jakarta Post. Its inquiry on the possibility of ASEAN to run the economic community still remains: “Does ASEAN possible to achieve regional economic community without the presence of custom union?” given that economic community is always associated with the custom union in regards […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia is still behind ASEAN countries in ease of doing business index. Indonesia is ranked 120th, out of 189 countries in the world, based upon the ease of doing business in the country. In its annual report, entitled “Doing Business 2014″ and issued in Washington on […]

    News Summary: 26 Oct – 1 Nov 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia is still behind ASEAN countries in ease of doing business index. Indonesia is ranked 120th, out of 189 countries in the world, based upon the ease of doing business in the country. In its annual report, entitled “Doing Business 2014″ and issued in Washington on […]

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