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Indonesia’s CPO Production Estimating Growth 5% in 2019

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – The Indonesian Palm Oil Association predicted that the production of crude palm oil (CPO) in 2019 will grow 5 percent.  In...

Indonesia Integrates National Logistics System to Reduce Economic Barriers

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian government aimed to integrated the national logistics system to reduce economic barriers, said senior minister today (02/06). Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin...

Indonesia Provides Export Facilities to Africa, South Asia, Middle East

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian Government is pushing for a scheme to develop exports to Africa, South Asia and the Middle East by providing financing...

Jack Ma: Technology Could Leads to a Third World War

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Founder of China’ Alibaba Group Holding Ltd., (NYSE: BABA) Jack Ma, has warned that technology could leads to a third world war....

China’s Exports and Imports Shrink in December

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - China's merchandise exports fell 4.4 percent year on year (YoY) in December in terms of US dollar, the second fastest drop in the...

Trade Deficit Continues to Suppress Japan’s Current-Account Surplus

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Japan's current account surplus declined 43.5 percent compared to last year (YoY) to JPY757 billion (US$7.0 billion) on a non-seasonally adjusted basis in...

This Year, Indonesia Targets Export Values US$176B

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesian government targets to increase the non-oil exports values by 7.47 percent or worth of US$175.9 billion in 2019, said one senior...

Indonesia, South Korea Agrees on US$6.2B Business Cooperation

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia and South Korea has signed 15 15 memorandums of understanding (MoU) and six investment commitments  worth of US$6.2 billion on Monday (10/09)...

Indonesian Steel, Aluminum Products Excluded from US Import Tariff

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States (US) government gives an exception to 19 types of steel products carbon and alloy also stainless steel from global...

Morning Briefing: Indonesia performs above expectation in Asian Games

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Good Morning. The mood of the public-at-large is largely positive as Indonesia keeps on raking gold medals from the 18th Asian Games held...

Indonesia Targets Trade with U.S Rises to US$50B in Two Years

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita convey the Indonesian government is targeting the value of trade with the United States (U.S) could reach US$50...

Indonesia’s CPO Export Declines 2% in 1H 2018

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia’s Crude Palm Oil (CPO) and its derivative products export declined 2 percent in the first half of this year to 15.30...

ASEAN, China Trade Evolves After Established Strategic Partnerships

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Trade cooperation between China and Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members has jumped from US$55 billion to $514 billion in...

Indonesia, India Will Focuses on Four Sectors

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia and Indian businessmen will focus on four sectors in their business partnership, said chairman of Indonesia Chamber of Commerce Rosan...

Indonesia`s Palm Oil Exports Dropped in Q1 2018

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia`s exports of palm oil and derivatives dropped in the first quarter of 2018 compared to same period last year according to...

China Increases CPO Import from Indonesia

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)--China has agreed to increase import of crude palm oil (CPO) from Indonesia by at least 500,000 tons. Last year, Indonesia’s CPO export...

Indonesia Posts 5.06% Growth in Q1 2018

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian economy expanded by 5.06 per cent year-on year in the first quarter of 2018, following a 5.01 per cent growth...

Finance Minister Forecasts Indonesia’s Economy to Grow 5.2% in Q1

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia's economy is predicted to grow 5.2 per cent in the first quarter of this year from the same period last year,...

Indonesia Eximbank Signs $100M Deal with African Eximbank

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) and the Indonesia Eximbank have signed a deal worth $100 million to support businesses and trade activities...

Indonesia, Africa Sign US$586M Business Deals

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Dozens of companies from Indonesia and Africa have signed a number of business deals worth US$586.56 million in total during Indonesia-Africa...

Indonesia to Fight Back Against EU Over Palm Oil Ban

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories)—Indonesia’s governments threatened to fight back against EU in palm oil ban by cutting imports from the region. The European Parliament voted earlier this...

Regional Economic Partnership Closer to FTA Finalization

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Ministers from 16 East Asian countries negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) have made progress at a meeting in Singapore on Saturday...

U.S Slaps Higher Anti-Dumping Duties on Indonesia Biodiesel

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The United States Department of Commerce confirmed on Wednesday evening its preliminary finding that Argentina and Indonesia engaged in dumping of...

President Moves to Lift Indonesia’s Export Values

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesia’s lingering suppressed value of trade has sparked concerns. During the opening of a Trade Ministry meeting Wednesday (31/1), President Joko Widodo expressed his...

Indonesia Eximbank to Raise US$210M from Issuing Bonds

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The Indonesian Export Financing Agency, known as Indonesia Eximbank, will issue a US$210 million sustainable bond to fund domestic companies’ exports in 2018.  Referring to...

Government to Issue 17th Economic Policy Package

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - The government plans to issue a 17th Economic Policy Package, which will specifically set rulings for imports and exports. Special Staff Coordinating...

Policy Review: Import Duty on E-commerce Goods Raises Questions

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesian government officials have revealed that all e-commerce transactions that are concluded in Indonesia will become subject to import tariffs in...

Indonesia Posts Trade Surplus $11.8b in 2017

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) – Indonesia recorded accumulative exports of US$168.73 billion in 2017 and imports of US$156.89 billion, resulting in trade surplus of $11.84 billion,...

Expediting 13 Bilateral Trade Deals to Broaden Market

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia is hoping to seal at least 13 Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements, followed by a comprehensive economic partnership agreement...

Indonesia to Set Zero Import Tariff for Palestinian Exports

JAKARTA (TheInsiderStories) - Indonesia and Palestine have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on goods trade, through which both countries agree to free import duties...