Weekly Insights Archive

Coronavirus Takes Toll on the Economy

The Chinese government is giving full efforts to contain the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), which was first identified in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei Province.

Weekly Digest: Overlapping Gas Price Regulations

The problems of expensive gas prices for industries has resurfaced after President Joko Widodo shed his resentment during the limited cabinet meeting on January 6.

2020 Economic Outlook: Challenging, But Bleaker

In 2020, the cost of living in Indonesia will get even higher, following the implementation of several tariff increases set by the government, from cigarette excise, toll tariff rate, to the premiums of BPJS Kesehatan.

Weekly Digest: Multiple Effects on Jiwasraya’s Scandal

Asuransi Jiwasraya default case has become the government’s housework as a shareholder, not only a matter of paying off claims to customers, but also efforts to save the state-owned insurer since the polemic may cause multiple effects.

The Inevitability of Bank Consolidation

Bank consolidation is still naturally happening, considering the Indonesian finance authority keeps pushing regulations to strengthen the banking capital.