JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Global oil prices near three months high as market tightened amid rekindled hopes that the United States (US) and China could reach a trade deal. The increasing also driven by Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) production cuts and US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela. On...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The second debate of the 2019 presidential candidates which discussed the issue of food, energy, infrastructure, environment and natural resources has been held. The range of themes that should be able to elaborate on a number of fundamental issues. The facts say the opposite: instead of debating...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good morning! The second debate between Joko Widodo and his contender Prabowo Subianto not bring new horizon for the voters. The debate concept prepared by the General Election Commission has not been able to explore the program of the two presidential candidates. The debate zoomed through the five topics of...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Statistic Indonesia will released the trade data today (02/15). Last month the country’ post trade deficit US$1.1 billion, lower than the previous month which amounted of $2.05 billion. The biggest deficit was still contributed by non-oil and gas sectors. During December, the value of imports...
Car Manufacture
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian government’s steps in easing automotive export procedures is expected to speed up the growth of the industry. By the procedure simplification for completely built-up (CBU) vehicles export, the country aims to get almost 20 percent of CBU export increased this year. In 2019, Indonesia targeted 400,000...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Indonesia financial market is now under pressure. After strengthening in the last few weeks, Rupiah touched 14,000 against US Dollar again. The Jakarta Composite Index was not so good either by falling by 0.4 percent to 6,495 with Rp132.9 billion foreign net sells. Some sentiments...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The 1970-1990 period was the wealth of Indonesia' oil and gas sector, where this sector contributed up to 63 percent to the State revenues. But since the 1990s the country' crude oil production has experienced a continuing downward trend due to a lack of exploration and...
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Good morning! Near deadline, United States (US) government discussion to solve border wall funding has broken down. As quoted from Bloomberg, Republicans and Democrats have stopped communicating for now. Previously, both parties have agreed to negotiate the wall and expected to meet a decision before mid-February. If there...
Indonesia-Swiss MLA Agreement
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The Indonesian government continues to ensure that citizens or legal entities comply with tax regulations and not commit to tax evasion or other economic crimes. One of them was the tax amnesty program in 2016. But the project was unsuccessful. Indonesian assets that turned into the country were far...
Insight: Questioning Trump's Denuclearization Commitment
JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – President of the United States (US) Donald Trump announced the second meeting with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un at the end of February in Vietnam. He said, the cessation of nuclear tests and the absence of North Korea' missile launches in the past 15 months were a sign...

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Indonesia Gets Inflows of Foreign Capital Worth of US$ 3.27B

Indonesia Gets Inflows of Foreign Capital Worth of US$ 3.27B

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Bank Indonesia (BI) noted that the inflows of foreign capital to the Indonesian market until Feb. 21, 2019 reached Rp 45.9...
US-China Trade Battle Hits Global GDP as Negative for 2-3 Years

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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The ongoing trade battle between the United States (US) and the China presents obstacles to global manufacturing and international trade that...

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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian leasing company, PT Federal International Finance (FIF), which is known for its brand name FIFAstra, will enter capital market to issue...
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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian anti-graft investigating team will summon PT Borneo Lumbung Energy & Metal owner Samin Tan to undergo a preliminary inspection following...

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JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The World Trade Organization (WTO) predicted the trade tensions between the United States (US) and China, political risks and financial volatility...

Insight: Assessing Widodo’s Agrarian Reform Concept

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The five-year period of Joko Widodo - Jusuf Kalla' leadership was almost over. Since the beginning, the leaders has made agrarian...