Jokowi administration Archive

  • Since August 2015 the Indonesian government had been implementing a new set of reforms on global engagements and competitions, compared with the previous regime’s  inward-looking and defensive policies. Dr James Castle from CastleAsia elaborated Indonesia’s current political economics situations in an Indonesia Study Group (ISG) seminar on 25 May. In […]

    [ISG] Indonesia’s political economy: a change in direction?

    Since August 2015 the Indonesian government had been implementing a new set of reforms on global engagements and competitions, compared with the previous regime’s  inward-looking and defensive policies. Dr James Castle from CastleAsia elaborated Indonesia’s current political economics situations in an Indonesia Study Group (ISG) seminar on 25 May. In […]

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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   State-owned Pertamina launches Pertalite. In an attempt to better manage the downstream fuel market, the oil and gas state-owned enterprise Pertamina launches a new petrol fuel of 90 octane number dubbed Pertalite. The Pertalite was sold first to the market – initially to Jakarta, […]

    News Summary 18 – 31 July 2015

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir   State-owned Pertamina launches Pertalite. In an attempt to better manage the downstream fuel market, the oil and gas state-owned enterprise Pertamina launches a new petrol fuel of 90 octane number dubbed Pertalite. The Pertalite was sold first to the market – initially to Jakarta, […]

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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: trade surplus recorded but exports continue to weaken. Based on the statistics launched this week by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS), it is reported that the country posted a trade surplus of USD 950 million in May. The surplus, however, occurred not […]

    NEWS SUMMARY 13 – 19 June 2015  

      Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir Statistics update: trade surplus recorded but exports continue to weaken. Based on the statistics launched this week by Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS), it is reported that the country posted a trade surplus of USD 950 million in May. The surplus, however, occurred not […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir President Joko Widodo 100-days of presidency. RI’s President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has just passed his 100-days presidency, a milestone critical for evaluating the first 100 days of a new administration in the country. The president has reaped criticism in various aspects, notably on the latest political conflict […]

    News Summary: 24 – 30 January 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir President Joko Widodo 100-days of presidency. RI’s President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has just passed his 100-days presidency, a milestone critical for evaluating the first 100 days of a new administration in the country. The president has reaped criticism in various aspects, notably on the latest political conflict […]

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