JAKARTA, July 10 PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Tbk
, Indonesia's second largest bank by assets, plans a 3
trillion rupiah ($259.9 million) bond issue in H1 2015 to
"The bond issuance will be needed to overcome the tightening
liquidity that is expected to continue until the end of the
year," Finance Director Achmad Baiquni told reporters on
He said the lender had not yet decided whether to issue
rupiah-denominated or dollar-denominated bonds.
BRI's lending will slow to about 15-17 percent this year due
to liquidity concerns, but loan growth should improve to about
20 percent next year, Baiquni said.
($1 = 11,545 rupiah)
(Reporting By Fathiya Dahrul; Writing by Fransiska Nangoy;
Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)