Sunday, October 22, 2017

Morgan Stanley expects Indonesia’s GDP Recovery in 2H

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's gross domestic product (GDP) will recover in the second half of 2017, driven by global trade, a pickup in fiscal spending, and a more efficient...

Business Prospect More Promising in Second Half

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian business prospect in the second semester (2H) of 2017 more promising forced by the government's massive national development program . In the 1H of the...

North Korea’s Pressure Point: The Economy

by Hugo Erken and Bjorn Giesbergen from Rabobank Without China’s economic lifeline, the North Korean economy would go off a cliff Although China has been scaling down on imports...

China Development Bank Grabs Chance in Indonesia

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - President Joko Widodo has targeted 5.4 percent of economic growth for 2018, supported by infrastructure development and consumer activity. Widodo's infrastructure development plan will require some Rp 5,500 Trillion...

Mammoth Infrastructure Projects Face Financial Reality

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government aims to establish the Indonesia Infrastructure Financing Agency, also known as the ‘infrastructure bank’ as soon as 2018, to act as a bridge over...

Philippines Economic Growth the Fastest among ASEAN Big Six

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Philippines' economic growth in the second quarter of this year was the fastest among the six biggest members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation...

Government to Encourage Investors, Accelerating Infrastructure

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian Government is urging financial markets to support the acceleration of infrastructure development, to make up for insufficient state funds. x In August, Indonesia's Financial Services Authority (FSA)...

A Lesson from China Development Bank

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Chinese Development Bank (CDB) is today known as one of the largest financial institutions in the world, as reflected in its rank as 57th in the...

ECB Sends Tapering Signal, Indonesian Market Still Attractive

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The European Central Bank (ECB) has decided to keep its interest rate unchanged while reiterating there is a possibility it will begin tightening its monetary policy....

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President Widodo’s 3rd Year: Many Targets Met, Others Need to Improve 

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Joko Widodo has marked his performance as President of Indonesia for the past three years. Many of strategic initiative objectives have been met while...

President Widodo 3rd Year: Economy on Track

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The economy is doing well and now the government has put in place all the necessary policies to achieve the growth trajectory that...

Bukit Asam, PLN Signs PPA Sumsel 8 Power Plant

Jakarta (TheInsiderStories) – State-owned mining company PT Bukit Asam Tbk (IDX:PTBA) through PT Huadian Bukit Asam Power, a joint venture company with China Huadian...

PwC: Next generation of family business leaders embracing digital change, but facing hurdles

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Among the next generation of family business leaders, three in four have big plans to take their business forward. However, generational challenges persist,...

Daily Business Briefing – Oct. 20

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning, here we provide several pieces of important news that might help your business decisions today: Indonesia Central Bank Holds Fast on...

Indonesian Government to Revises Online Transportation Rule

Jakarta (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian Government is going to launch new norm on online transportation, which aims to manage the mushrooming of online services...