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Sunday, April 22, 2018
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)— President Joko Widodo launched Making Industry 4.0 roadmap as baseline the country's economic development during 2019 to 2030. So far the country lags behind regional peers in implementation of industry 4.0. Industry 4.0 is a name for the current trend of automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. It includes...
Singapore -- Moody's Investors Service says that funding for infrastructure projects in Asia will demonstrate increasing diversity. The rating agency reported growing funding diversity to bridge infrastructure funding gap recent precedent-setting capital markets transactions illustrate the evolution of infrastructure investment in Asia. These transactions were very well received by the market...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The world is currently entering the Industry 4.0 era, in which is marked by the integration of artificial intelligence, internet of things, advanced robotic and virtual reality and 3D printing. Indonesia does not want to be left behind. This triggered the government to prepare a Roadmap for...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia continues to offer a major investment opportunity for domestic and global power companies and investors. Amongst Indonesian infrastructure opportunities, power arguably remains the largest and most liquid, business consultant firm  PwC concluded in its research guidance about the market. In the Investment and Taxation Guide, issued on...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia plans to keep electricity tariffs and fuel prices unchanged this year and the next by hiking subsidies, in a move aimed at maintaining the purchasing power of its citizens. Somehow, this decision is likely to hurt state-owned electricity firm PLN, which spearheads President Joko Widodo's 35,000-megawatt...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The Energy and Mineral Resources Ministry (EMR Ministry) has recently launched the much-awaited electricity supply business plan for the period of 2018-2027, which is prepared by the state electricity company PT Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN). The government made some adjustments, however, one thing is unchanged is that...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The U. S. success in producing natural gas from unconventional resources has disrupted the global supply structure. Technology advances in U.S. shale gas operations bring out economic competitive advantage compared to conventional assets. Unconventional gas has become a global phenomenon in the production of fossil fuel....
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesia is currently facing a widening gap between fuel consumption and production, raising concerns that if this condition persists and there are no breakthrough policies to narrow the gap, Indonesia will always be vulnerable to external shocks in years ahead, especially if there is a spike...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's cosmetic industry remains attractive for foreign and domestic investors since many Indonesians are becoming increasingly aware of their well-being. Today, make-up is increasingly becoming part of women's lifestyles, supported with a strong female population now over 130 million in Indonesia. Currently, cosmetic products have become a primary requirement...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources recently revoked a regulation which governs the entry of foreign workers in the Oil and Gas sector, as a part of efforts to create more investment-friendly regulation. By this policy, Oil & Gas companies operating in Indonesia that intend to hire...

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