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Saturday, August 18, 2018
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's biggest consumer goods company Unilever Indonesia booked Rp 7 trillion (approx. US$ $515 million) in net profit over full-year 2017, up 9.6 percent year-on-year (y/y) from net profit in the preceding year. The company's net profit growth was supported by a 2.9 per cent (y/y) increase in...
  JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – PTTEP, an oil and gas company of Thailand, has decided to suspend its investment in Indonesia. The decision was made after the Indonesian government file lawsuit over Montara oil leak. “Indonesia is one of strategic investment countries of PTTEP that the company has plan to continuously invest...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian conglomerate Bakrie Group and The Century Properties group is entering a joint venture with  to develop several projects in the Philippines, local news agency reported. Century said that it signed a memorandum of understanding with Bakrie Group at the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit, to build a...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Digital kiosk firm P M Cash Integrasi (IDX:MCAS) has acquired 25 per cent shares of digital printing service provider PT 24Print (24Print.id). In a filing to the Indonesian Stock Exchange (28/12), the company said the transaction was completed on Dec. 21. However, it did not provide...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - On May 19, 2017, we raised the sovereign credit rating on Indonesia to 'BBB-/A-3' from 'BB+/B' with a stable outlook. • As a result, we are raising the corporate credit ratings on seven Indonesian companies. • At the same time, the ratings on two state-owned Indonesian companies remain...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Bahana Securities sees the Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) to move mixed today, hovering in the range of 5,600 to 5,650 points. Stocks that can be considered are including ACES, EXCL, ICBP, JPFA, SMBR, and TMAS. On Wednesday (May 17), JCI closed at the level of 5,615.49 points or weakened 0.56...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – China’s economy grew 6.9 per cent in 2017, the fastest since 2015 even as policymakers made headway towards curbing financial risk from excessive debt growth, the country's statistics bureau said on Thursday. Previously, The World Bank projected for China’s economic growth in 2017 could reach 6.8 per cent...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - AirAsia Berhad signed the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Everbright and Henan Government Working Group to develop low cost carrier (LCC) in Tiongkok. The third parties will establish joint venture  company namely AirAsia (China) to serve LCC based in Zhengzhou, the capital city if Central Tiongkok. The MoU was signed by AirAsia Group...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - One of Chinese largest online retailer JD.com Inc.(NASDAQ: JD) is in talks to acquire a major stake in one of Indonesian marketplace operator Tokopedia. Sources indicate JD will invest of hundreds of millions of dollars and the move marks the company's accelerated expansion into Southeast Asia followed its competitor...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Toll Road Regulatory Agency (BPJT) plans to auction two toll road projects to investors, as a move to improve connectivity in the country. The two toll roads are the Serang-Panimbang toll road section with a length of 83.9 kilometers and estimated investment of Rp11.4 trillion in Banten province...

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Indonesia’s Bayan Buys 100% Kangaroo for US$515M

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian coal miner, PT Bayan Resources Tbk (IDX: BYAN) to acquired 45 percent shares of Australian miner Kangaroo Resources Limited (ASX: KRL)...

Indonesian Govt Prepares US$29B for Infrastructure Projects in 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government prepares Rp420.5 trillion (US$29.41 billion) for infrastructure projects in 2019 State Budget, said Finance Minister on Thursday (16/08). The amount...

Insight: 2019 State Budget is a Mixed Bag

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Indonesia Losses US$521M from Lombok Earthquake

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Qatar will Invests US$15B to Turkey

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Qatar will rapidly implement an investment package of $15 billion in Turkey to help the country' financial problems. The statement made following the meeting that...

Indonesian Businessmen Ready to Convert 50% Export Revenues to Rupiah

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - All businessmen under Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) committed to bring 100 percent of foreign exchange revenues to the country, said...