inflation Archive

  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir October inflation higher but remains in line with target. This week, Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS) launched the inflation data for the month of October. Based on the rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), monthly inflation stood at 0.47 percent and was higher than the […]

    News Summary: 1-7 November 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir October inflation higher but remains in line with target. This week, Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS) launched the inflation data for the month of October. Based on the rise in the Consumer Price Index (CPI), monthly inflation stood at 0.47 percent and was higher than the […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir August inflation hits slowest in more than two years; trade balance on surplus. Monday (01/09), Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS) announced that inflation in August reached 3.99 percent year on year, which was the slowest in 29 months. It was down from 4.53 percent earlier in […]

    New Summary: 31 Aug – 5 Sept 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir August inflation hits slowest in more than two years; trade balance on surplus. Monday (01/09), Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS) announced that inflation in August reached 3.99 percent year on year, which was the slowest in 29 months. It was down from 4.53 percent earlier in […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia celebrated Eid ul-Fitr, subsidised fuel consumption increased. Indonesia, the country with largest Moslem population, celebrated Eid ul-Fitr on Monday – Tuesday this week (28/07 – 29/07). People in the big cities such as Jakarta were having homecoming at the end of fasting month. At least […]

    News Summary: 26 July – 1 August 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia celebrated Eid ul-Fitr, subsidised fuel consumption increased. Indonesia, the country with largest Moslem population, celebrated Eid ul-Fitr on Monday – Tuesday this week (28/07 – 29/07). People in the big cities such as Jakarta were having homecoming at the end of fasting month. At least […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir  Presidential election July 9: both camps admit wins based on quick count. Indonesians have finally ended its long campaign rallies in this political year with presidential election which was held on July 9. Registered voters amounted for 188 million and until this article is written, there […]

    News Summary: 5-11 July 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir  Presidential election July 9: both camps admit wins based on quick count. Indonesians have finally ended its long campaign rallies in this political year with presidential election which was held on July 9. Registered voters amounted for 188 million and until this article is written, there […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir  July 9 presidential election invites market reaction. As Indonesia’s presidential campaign period is coming to an end and July 9 election draws closer, reaction emerges from market everywhere. Rupiah volatility hits four-month high before the vote begins. The July vote is considered too close to call as […]

    News Summary: 28 June – 4 July 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir  July 9 presidential election invites market reaction. As Indonesia’s presidential campaign period is coming to an end and July 9 election draws closer, reaction emerges from market everywhere. Rupiah volatility hits four-month high before the vote begins. The July vote is considered too close to call as […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Inflation slows in February, while trade turns deficit as ore export ban kicks in.  Following three months trade surplus, Monday (3/3), Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency recorded a trade deficit of USD 430 million for January this year. Exports fell 5.8 year-on-year percent to USD 14.5 billion […]

    News Summary: 1-7 March 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Inflation slows in February, while trade turns deficit as ore export ban kicks in.  Following three months trade surplus, Monday (3/3), Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency recorded a trade deficit of USD 430 million for January this year. Exports fell 5.8 year-on-year percent to USD 14.5 billion […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir BI rate is held at 7.5 percent. The Board of Governor of Bank Indonesia (BI) decided to hold BI rate at 7.5 percent. The decision is made to keep tight monetary policy in place, to ensure inflation rate is still within the target of 3.5 – […]

    News Summary: 8-14 Feb 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir BI rate is held at 7.5 percent. The Board of Governor of Bank Indonesia (BI) decided to hold BI rate at 7.5 percent. The decision is made to keep tight monetary policy in place, to ensure inflation rate is still within the target of 3.5 – […]

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