JAKARTA, May 16 Indonesia's central bank on
Thursday kept its key interest rate unchanged as expected, while
the governor hinted he wants to cut but cannot do it yet given
the country's current account gap and global uncertainties.
JAKARTA Indonesia's gross domestic product grew more slowly than expected in the first quarter of this year, as investment dropped and prices of its main commodities softened, data from the statistics bureau showed on Monday.
JAKARTA Indonesia's economy expanded more slowly than expected in the first quarter of this year, as investment dropped ahead of elections and campaign spending failed to sustain growth momentum.
JAKARTA Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Thursday declared victory in a presidential election to lead the world's third-largest democracy but his challenger also claimed he had won and complained of widespread cheating. | Video
GRINTING, Indonesia, April 14 Two months ago,
Indonesian farmer Tama harvested several tonnes of shallots from
a small plot of land he had rented in the village of Grinting in
GRINTING, Indonesia Two months ago, Indonesian farmer Tama harvested several tonnes of shallots from a small plot of land he had rented in the village of Grinting in central Java.
JAKARTA Indonesia's central bank, welcoming the Federal Reserve's forecast of no U.S. rate hikes this year, on Thursday kept its benchmark on hold to maintain financial stability while tweaking some rules to try to encourage more lending.
JAKARTA, Feb 21 Indonesia's central bank kept
interest rates on hold on Thursday and said it was looking at
ways to boost loan growth, but indicated it was in no hurry to
start rolling back last year's six benchmark hikes.
JAKARTA Indonesia will push back by as much as seven years an October deadline for halal labels on food, drugs and cosmetics, after industry voiced fears the move could bring chaos and threaten supplies of life-saving vaccines and other products.
JAKARTA, Jan 31 Two of Indonesia's biggest banks
have warned that a government strategy of frontloading bond
issuance and selling more debt to retail investors is draining
cash in Southeast Asia's largest economy and risks undermining
efforts to boost bank lending.