Weekly Insights Archive

Brief Summary of Regulation In Lieu of Job Creation Law

Substantial changes are tracked in Labor Law, Mineral and Coal Mining Law, and Water Resources Law. The government wants fast-track regulatory approval, but it likely won't be as fast as hoped.

The Heavy Burden in Coal Business

The coal business has been booming over the past year as the black gold price soared 137 percent to its all-time high of US$457 per ton in September. The value of Indonesia's coal exports almost doubled.

A Closer Look At Indonesia's EV Subsidies Plan

Top Indonesian officials have released more confident statements about plans for subsidies as more countries use these incentives to increase EV adoption. However, the plan has faced criticism and accusations of official' business interests.

Financial Reform PPSK Law, Is it Appropriate Yet?

The House of Representatives and the government passed the Financial Sector Development and Strengthening Bill into law. All factions approved the law in a plenary meeting on Thursday, Dec 15.

The Fate of Oil and Gas Industry Amid Energy Transition

The energy transition issue is a global trend that affects the oil and gas industry. In energy transitions, the use of fossil energy is gradually abandoned and switched to a cleaner new renewable energy (NRE).