rupiah Archive

  • Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir     Rupiah slumped to lowest after 1998 economic crisis, sparking fears on possible economic crisis. On Monday (17/08), the rupiah passed the significant 14,000 mark against the US dollar. It was the lowest depreciation of the rupiah since the 1998 crisis hit. The Jakarta Composite […]

    News Summary 15 – 28 August 2015

    Summarised by Agnes HT Samosir     Rupiah slumped to lowest after 1998 economic crisis, sparking fears on possible economic crisis. On Monday (17/08), the rupiah passed the significant 14,000 mark against the US dollar. It was the lowest depreciation of the rupiah since the 1998 crisis hit. The Jakarta Composite […]

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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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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government prepares new plan for LPG subsidy. Indonesian government is currently preparing a new subsidy regime for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in which it will convert the specific subsidy for LPG into direct cash transfer. What the government has undertaken so far is to sell LPG in […]

    News Summary: 21 – 27 March 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Government prepares new plan for LPG subsidy. Indonesian government is currently preparing a new subsidy regime for liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in which it will convert the specific subsidy for LPG into direct cash transfer. What the government has undertaken so far is to sell LPG in […]

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  • Summarised by Agnes Samosir President Jokowi approves proposals to mitigate impact of rupiah fall. A number of measures has been approved by President Joko Widodo to narrow the current account deficit and help mitigate the impact of rupiah depreciation. The proposals from Ministry of Finance and other government agencies will provide […]

    News Summary: 7 – 13 March 2015

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir President Jokowi approves proposals to mitigate impact of rupiah fall. A number of measures has been approved by President Joko Widodo to narrow the current account deficit and help mitigate the impact of rupiah depreciation. The proposals from Ministry of Finance and other government agencies will provide […]

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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 Rupiah hits low level on concern of Fed’s statement. Indonesian currency, the rupiah, this week hit another threshold of IDR 12,000 per USD on concern of US’ Federal Reserve announcement last Wednesday (17/09). On Thursday (18/09) the rupiah fell to IDR 12,030 per dollar, which was the […]

    News Summary: 13 – 19 September 2014

    Summarised by Agnes Samosir Rupiah hits low level on concern of Fed’s statement. Indonesian currency, the rupiah, this week hit another threshold of IDR 12,000 per USD on concern of US’ Federal Reserve announcement last Wednesday (17/09). On Thursday (18/09) the rupiah fell to IDR 12,030 per dollar, which was the […]

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