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Indonesia's Economy Facing Mixed Prospect Post-Elections

Investment inflows and credit disbursements are expected to rise. However, fiscal risks are increasing due to the substantial budgetary needs for the new government's costly programs and Jokowi's monumental projects.

The 2024 Elections Updates March 1, 2024

The latest survey from Indikator Politik Indonesia reveals public satisfaction with the recent general election, including the presidential election, is remarkably high. Meanwhile, a list of proposers for inquiry rights is circulating on social media.

Batam's Soaring Economy: The Main Drivers

Batam stands out for its rapid economic recovery in the post-pandemic era, reaching an impressive 7.04 percent last year – the highest in 10 years.

Pertamina’s Strategy Continues: Bringing More Barrels Home

Pertamina records a 112 percent increase in overseas oil field Production, eyeing mergers and acquisitions in Africa, the Middle East, and Southeast Asia as it targets higher oil and gas output in the coming years.

The 2024 Elections Updates February 29, 2024

The vote recapitulation plenary was momentarily postponed as General Election Commission leaders underwent ethics examination; the PDI-P Secretary-General finally commented on the continuation of the inquiry plan.

Indonesia's Response to 70% Biodiesel Export Drop

The EU Deforestation-Free Regulation (EUDR), alongside discriminatory trade policies involving anti-dumping tariffs and additional import duties, was a key factor pressuring exports.