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  • On 25 January 2017, Adjunct Associate Professor Chris Manning (The Australian National University and Gadjah Mada University) and Sarah Dong (The Australian National University) presented their early findings of Survey of recent developments: family matters for the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES). The presentation was attended by academics, students, […]

    [ISG] Economic consolidation, on-going reforms and labour market change

    On 25 January 2017, Adjunct Associate Professor Chris Manning (The Australian National University and Gadjah Mada University) and Sarah Dong (The Australian National University) presented their early findings of Survey of recent developments: family matters for the Bulletin of Indonesian Economic Studies (BIES). The presentation was attended by academics, students, […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government agrees to ease ore export ban. The government of Indonesia has finally agreed to ease the ore-export ban just a few days before the new regulation come into effect on Sunday (12/1). According to energy and mineral resources minister Jero Wacik, mining companies which are […]

    News Summary: 4-10 Jan 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government agrees to ease ore export ban. The government of Indonesia has finally agreed to ease the ore-export ban just a few days before the new regulation come into effect on Sunday (12/1). According to energy and mineral resources minister Jero Wacik, mining companies which are […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia investment stands tall despite market turbulence. Although rising at slower pace than last quarter’s growth of 30 percent, Indonesia’s investment growth stands tall despite market turbulence. It is also on course to meet its annual investment target since it exists at above 20 percent in […]

    News Summary: 19-25 October 2013

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Indonesia investment stands tall despite market turbulence. Although rising at slower pace than last quarter’s growth of 30 percent, Indonesia’s investment growth stands tall despite market turbulence. It is also on course to meet its annual investment target since it exists at above 20 percent in […]

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  • The Highlights on the Indonesia Project calendar for the period July–December 2010 were the annual Indonesia Update Conference on the topic Employment, Living Standards and Poverty in Contemporary Indonesia, followed by a Mini-Update in collaboration with the Lowy Institute in Sydney on Monday September 28 immediately after the main Update […]

    INDONESIA PROJECT NEWS No. 10 July-December 2010

    The Highlights on the Indonesia Project calendar for the period July–December 2010 were the annual Indonesia Update Conference on the topic Employment, Living Standards and Poverty in Contemporary Indonesia, followed by a Mini-Update in collaboration with the Lowy Institute in Sydney on Monday September 28 immediately after the main Update […]

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  • HIGHLIGHTS The Highlights on the Indonesia Project calendar for the period January–June 2010 were the Jakarta component of the High Level Policy Dialogues (HLPD) held in February 2010, a workshop on Aid for Trade in Indonesia held at the ANU on 7 May 2010, the institution of two new joint […]

    INDONESIA PROJECT NEWS No. 9 (January–June 2010)

    HIGHLIGHTS The Highlights on the Indonesia Project calendar for the period January–June 2010 were the Jakarta component of the High Level Policy Dialogues (HLPD) held in February 2010, a workshop on Aid for Trade in Indonesia held at the ANU on 7 May 2010, the institution of two new joint […]

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  • Since March 2010, the Institute for Economic and Social Research (LPEM) of the University of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Indonesia Project, has held two fortnightly discussion groups at LPEM-FEUI in Jakarta. The first group is the Kelompok Diskusi Sore Hari which discusses various public policy topics relevant to Indonesia […]

    Jakarta Seminars

    Since March 2010, the Institute for Economic and Social Research (LPEM) of the University of Indonesia, in collaboration with the Indonesia Project, has held two fortnightly discussion groups at LPEM-FEUI in Jakarta. The first group is the Kelompok Diskusi Sore Hari which discusses various public policy topics relevant to Indonesia […]

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