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Fransiska Nangoy

Palm oil analysts see price rise as China demand shifts; output growth eases

Nov 02 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Palm oil prices are expected to improve next year, top industry analysts said, as production growth will ease and China shifts some of its vegetable oil demand to palm due to its trade dispute with the United States.

UPDATE 1-Palm oil analysts see price rise as China demand shifts; output growth eases

Nov 02 2018

* India unlikely to reduce vegetable oil import tax - Mistry (Updates throughout)

Indonesia divers, underwater beacons hunt for air crash victims, wreckage

Oct 29 2018

* Pilot asked to turn back but lost contact minutes after takeoff

Egypt minister sees no threats attached to China investment

Oct 14 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is only accepting Chinese investments in projects that are mutually beneficial, its investment minister said on Sunday, amid growing scepticism in some countries about risks tied to 'Belt and Road' investments.

Egypt looks to tap Asian debt markets under debt restructuring

Oct 13 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Egypt is considering issuing bonds in currencies other than the euro and the U.S. dollar after launching a roadshow in Asia, Finance Minister Mohamed Maait told Reuters on Saturday, as the government steps up efforts to improve its debt structure.

Philippines sees decade of 7 percent growth from $180-billion infrastructure drive

Oct 10 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia The Philippines expects economic growth to recover to 7-8 percent target next year despite global uncertainties, as it pushes ahead with massive infrastructure spending plans, the country's budget secretary said on Wednesday.

Indonesia says looking at converting old oil refineries into biofuel plants

Oct 09 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Indonesia is looking into converting two of the country's older crude oil refineries into plants for producing biofuels, a cabinet minister said on Tuesday.

Indonesia to press for policy coordination at IMF-World Bank meetings

Oct 08 2018

NUSA DUA, Indonesia Indonesia plans to use meetings between global finance ministers and central bank chiefs on the island of Bali this week to push for more clarity on the path of interest rates in advanced countries, the country's central bank governor said on Monday.

Factbox: Earthquakes and tsunamis in Indonesia

Sep 29 2018

JAKARTA At least 384 people have been killed by a powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian city of Palu on Friday, officials said, with the death toll expected to rise.

Earthquakes and tsunamis in Indonesia

Sep 29 2018

JAKARTA At least 384 people have been killed by a powerful earthquake and tsunami that hit the Indonesian city of Palu on Friday, officials said, with the death toll expected to rise.

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