Archive for December, 2013

  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government raises foreign ownership limit in Indonesia. The government of Indonesia has finally completed the revision of Negative Investment List (DNI) and raised the level of foreign ownership in a number of business sectors including transportation terminals, seaports, and power plants. In the revised DNI that […]

    News Summary: 21-27 Dec 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government raises foreign ownership limit in Indonesia. The government of Indonesia has finally completed the revision of Negative Investment List (DNI) and raised the level of foreign ownership in a number of business sectors including transportation terminals, seaports, and power plants. In the revised DNI that […]

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  •   by Kiki Verico* International trade is very crucial to any country’s economy as it offers bigger market opportunities than that of domestic markets. All countries need each other and must cooperate to optimize their trade and investment opportunities. In global trade cooperation, the first best choice is the WTO […]

    The Global Trade Landscape and RI’s Options

      by Kiki Verico* International trade is very crucial to any country’s economy as it offers bigger market opportunities than that of domestic markets. All countries need each other and must cooperate to optimize their trade and investment opportunities. In global trade cooperation, the first best choice is the WTO […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir IMF warns Indonesia on pressure from current account deficit. The International Monetary of Fund warns Indonesia on concern of the country’s current account deficit next year. IMF predicts that Indonesia’s current account deficit will be at around 3 percent from its GDP. The fund’s resident representative […]

    News Summary: 14-20 December 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir IMF warns Indonesia on pressure from current account deficit. The International Monetary of Fund warns Indonesia on concern of the country’s current account deficit next year. IMF predicts that Indonesia’s current account deficit will be at around 3 percent from its GDP. The fund’s resident representative […]

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  •   It was with great honour and pride we witnessed HE Dr Mari Pangestu, Indonesian Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, receiving the honorary degree from The Australian National University on 17 December. Dr Pangestu was awarded the degree of Doctor of Letters honoris causa on the ground of her […]

    Honorary Degree from ANU for HE Dr Mari Pangestu

      It was with great honour and pride we witnessed HE Dr Mari Pangestu, Indonesian Minister for Tourism and Creative Economy, receiving the honorary degree from The Australian National University on 17 December. Dr Pangestu was awarded the degree of Doctor of Letters honoris causa on the ground of her […]

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  • by Lydia Napitupulu The Jakarta Seminar Series, Forum Kajian Pembangunan, organised jointly by the ANU Indonesia Project and various institutions in Indonesia, continues to be a regular fixture on the Indonesian landscape for serious discourse on development policy in Indonesia. The second half of 2013 saw a total of 19 […]

    Forum Kajian Pembangunan (FKP) in the second half of 2013

    by Lydia Napitupulu The Jakarta Seminar Series, Forum Kajian Pembangunan, organised jointly by the ANU Indonesia Project and various institutions in Indonesia, continues to be a regular fixture on the Indonesian landscape for serious discourse on development policy in Indonesia. The second half of 2013 saw a total of 19 […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia at risk of being in middle-income trap. Indonesia is at risk of being trapped in the middle-income group, had the government not taken bold policy to prevent the country from falling into the middle income trap. In a seminar event held in Bali, finance minister Chatib […]

    News Summary: 7-13 Dec 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia at risk of being in middle-income trap. Indonesia is at risk of being trapped in the middle-income group, had the government not taken bold policy to prevent the country from falling into the middle income trap. In a seminar event held in Bali, finance minister Chatib […]

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  •   The second round of BIES Economic Forum was held in early December 2013.  BIES Economic Forum is a series of presentation and discussion based from a selected paper published in BIES. In this round, three universities hosted the Forum, and the discussions were based from BIES article titled Do […]

    The 2nd BIES Economic Forum in 2013

      The second round of BIES Economic Forum was held in early December 2013.  BIES Economic Forum is a series of presentation and discussion based from a selected paper published in BIES. In this round, three universities hosted the Forum, and the discussions were based from BIES article titled Do […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir. Indonesia to start ban on raw ore exports.  Based on the 2009 mining law which will be effective in January next year, Indonesia will ban export on unprocessed mineral exports. The new regulation, which is due to take effect on January 12, are part of efforts […]

    News Summary: 30 Nov – 6 Dec 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir. Indonesia to start ban on raw ore exports.  Based on the 2009 mining law which will be effective in January next year, Indonesia will ban export on unprocessed mineral exports. The new regulation, which is due to take effect on January 12, are part of efforts […]

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  • Last Thursday on 28 November ANU Indonesia Project organised an end of year lunch with fellow Indonesianists at the ANU. This was attended by approximately 20 people, amongst them were Greg Fealy and Ed Aspinall from Political & Social Change, Kathryn Robinson from Anthropology, Paul Burke and Peter McCawley from […]

    Indonesianists end of year lunch

    Last Thursday on 28 November ANU Indonesia Project organised an end of year lunch with fellow Indonesianists at the ANU. This was attended by approximately 20 people, amongst them were Greg Fealy and Ed Aspinall from Political & Social Change, Kathryn Robinson from Anthropology, Paul Burke and Peter McCawley from […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia steps up threats in Australia spying row. Diplomatic rift between Indonesia and neighbouring Australia over phone tapping accusation has threatened to intensify. The trade minister Gita Wirjawan this week stated that Indonesia is looking elsewhere for food imports. He believes that there are other places […]

    News Summary: 23-29 Nov 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia steps up threats in Australia spying row. Diplomatic rift between Indonesia and neighbouring Australia over phone tapping accusation has threatened to intensify. The trade minister Gita Wirjawan this week stated that Indonesia is looking elsewhere for food imports. He believes that there are other places […]

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