inflation Archive

  • 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 Indonesia announces second economic package. Tuesday, September 29, Indonesian government launched the second economic package as part of its comprehensive program to improve the plummeting economy. It contained new policies to accelerate domestic investment in a bid to boost domestic economy. The package this […]

    News Summary 26 September – 9 October 2015

      Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Indonesia announces second economic package. Tuesday, September 29, Indonesian government launched the second economic package as part of its comprehensive program to improve the plummeting economy. It contained new policies to accelerate domestic investment in a bid to boost domestic economy. The package this […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir   Statistic update: lower growth recorded, economic growth signals turning point. Bad news and good news are still with the economy after the release of latest data on output growth. The bad news, in the second quarter, year-on-year economic growth remains low at 4.67 percent, […]

    News Summary 1 – 14 August 2015

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir   Statistic update: lower growth recorded, economic growth signals turning point. Bad news and good news are still with the economy after the release of latest data on output growth. The bad news, in the second quarter, year-on-year economic growth remains low at 4.67 percent, […]

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  •   Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Economic team on the edge. Amidst poor performance of the economy, all eyes are now on President Joko Widodo’s (Jokowi) line of economic ministers. Rumours on reshuffle is at this time unavoidable and even escalating further following a meeting between President and a group […]

    News Summary 27 June – 17 July 2015

      Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Economic team on the edge. Amidst poor performance of the economy, all eyes are now on President Joko Widodo’s (Jokowi) line of economic ministers. Rumours on reshuffle is at this time unavoidable and even escalating further following a meeting between President and a group […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: Inflation to rise again in May. The May inflation was 0.5 percent, based on the data released by the Central Statistics Agency (BPS). The trigger was the increase of price in all categories of good but notably in the price of staple food category, […]

    News Summary — 30 May-5 June 2015

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: Inflation to rise again in May. The May inflation was 0.5 percent, based on the data released by the Central Statistics Agency (BPS). The trigger was the increase of price in all categories of good but notably in the price of staple food category, […]

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  • Statistics update: Inflation picked up in April. Inflation in April picked up by 0.36 percent. The increase in inflation mostly derived from rise in the administered price, which increased by 1.88 percent, whereas core inflation was 0.24 percent and volatile inflation, as indicated by price of goods and energy, was […]

    News Summary: 2-8 May 2015

    Statistics update: Inflation picked up in April. Inflation in April picked up by 0.36 percent. The increase in inflation mostly derived from rise in the administered price, which increased by 1.88 percent, whereas core inflation was 0.24 percent and volatile inflation, as indicated by price of goods and energy, was […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Statistics update: Inflation picked up in March and February trade balance posted a surplus. Indonesia’s inflation slightly appreciated in March 2015, as data was launched by Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS) early this month. According to the agency, inflation in March picked up by 0.17 percent, […]

    News Summary: 28 March – 10 April 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Statistics update: Inflation picked up in March and February trade balance posted a surplus. Indonesia’s inflation slightly appreciated in March 2015, as data was launched by Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS) early this month. According to the agency, inflation in March picked up by 0.17 percent, […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Statistics update: Inflation slowed in February and trade balance posted surplus. Indonesia’s inflation eased more than expected in February this year as the lower fuel price supported prices decline across various goods. The consumer price index (CPI) rose by 6.29 percent in February, but remained lower than […]

    News Summary: 28 Feb-6 Mar 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Statistics update: Inflation slowed in February and trade balance posted surplus. Indonesia’s inflation eased more than expected in February this year as the lower fuel price supported prices decline across various goods. The consumer price index (CPI) rose by 6.29 percent in February, but remained lower than […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Fuel subsidy completely removed. Wednesday (31/12) as the country came to close the year 2014, Indonesia commenced an era of free-floating fuel prices. Under the new scheme, the total subsidy for petrol, which accounted for 65 percent of the total fuel subsidy, was completely overhauled. With this […]

    News Summary: 20 Dec 2014 – 2 Jan 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Fuel subsidy completely removed. Wednesday (31/12) as the country came to close the year 2014, Indonesia commenced an era of free-floating fuel prices. Under the new scheme, the total subsidy for petrol, which accounted for 65 percent of the total fuel subsidy, was completely overhauled. With this […]

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