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Indonesia Stocks Shrinking Ahead of Central Banks Meeting

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesia stock market has finished lower in five straight sessions, tumbling more than 210 points or 3 per cent along the way. The Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) now rests just...

Indonesia Pushes for Development of CPO Derivative Products

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – As a move to boost the country’s crude palm oil (CPO) related products, the Industry Ministry is stepping up efforts to boost the CPO by-products. The decision came at the time...

Government Offers Infrastructure and Energy Projects to India

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia welcomed Indian investors at a business gathering on infrastructure and energy sector here on Monday (19/3) which aimed at enhancing bilateral cooperation between the two major economies in Asia. Indonesian Transportation Minister Budi...

Policy Review: Oil and Budget, a Dilemma in Fiscal Policy

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Low international oil prices over the past three years have greatly helped President Joko Widodo to maintain prudent fiscal management, enabling him to slash energy subsidy by one-third only one month after...

Indonesia’s Property to Benefit from China’s Belt and Road Initiative

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Property markets in major Southeast Asian and South Asian countries will benefit from China's Belt and Road Initiative in the coming five years, with Indonesia and the Philippines likely becoming the...

Indonesia Supports Siam Cement’s US$5.5B Petrochemical Project

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian government welcomes the plan of the Siam Cement Group (SCG) to develop a mega petrochemical project with an estimated investment of US$5.5 billion, equals to Rp75 trillion, in Cilegon,...

ASEAN-Australia Summit Commits to Crackdown Trade Protectionism

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Australian and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders on Sunday closed a regional summit with strong criticism of protectionism, amid fears of a trade war over a plan to fix...

Trade Deficit and Foreign Debt Data Spill Sentiment on Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The release of two major data of Indonesia's trade balance and foreign debt have spurred the negative sentiment to the movement of the Jakarta Composite Index (JCI) on Friday (16/3), according to...

Policy Review: Bank Loans Growing at Slower Pace, Who’s to Blame?

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – President Joko Widodo on Thursday (15/3) held a gathering with the country’s top banking officials at the State Palace. The President called on the bankers to be more aggressive in providing...

Indonesia Still Records Trade Deficit in February on Rice Imports

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia`s trade balance recorded a deficit of US$120 million in February, lower than January's deficit at level $676.9 million, the Indonesia Statistics said on Thursday (15/3). Indonesia's exports rose 11.76 per cent at $14.10...