* 2022 budget deficit f'cast at 4.85% of GDP; vs 5.82% in
(Adds comments by analysts)
JAKARTA, Aug 6 Indonesia's plans to gradually
taper its pandemic-induced fiscal support will not change, even
though the government has had to adjust spending plans to fight
a devastating new COVID-19 wave, its finance minister told
Reuters on Friday.
JAKARTA, Aug 6 Indonesian financial authorities
are assessing the economic impact of a surge in COVID-19 cases,
including the effect on the corporate sector and the spillover
risk to the financial system, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani
Indrawati said on Friday.
JAKARTA, Aug 2 The latest wave of coronavirus
infections in Indonesia will now delay inflationary pressures in
the economy until late 2022, and the central bank's policy
interest rate cannot be raised from record lows before then, its
governor told Reuters on Monday.
JAKARTA Indonesia's worsening COVID-19 crisis is raising pressure on the government to lift spending and widen the budget deficit, even as rating agencies warn any loosening of the country's hard-won fiscal discipline could bode ill for its credit ratings.
JAKARTA, July 27 Indonesia's worsening COVID-19
crisis is raising pressure on the government to lift spending
and widen the budget deficit, even as rating agencies warn any
loosening of the country's hard-won fiscal discipline could bode
ill for its credit ratings.
JAKARTA (Reuters) -Indonesia extended its COVID-19 restrictions by a week to Aug. 2 on Sunday to try to curb infections, after the government said it would add more intensive care units amid a rise in deaths.
JAKARTA Indonesia extended its pandemic-linked restrictions to July 25 as the number of coronavirus infections remained high, aiming for a gradual easing of curbs next week if infections drop, President Joko Widodo said on Tuesday.
JAKARTA Indonesia's Bank Jago aims to crunch transaction data supplied by local technology giants to create customer profiles and market financial products, as the digital lender targets profitability this year, its chief executive told Reuters.
JAKARTA (Reuters) -The next two weeks are critical for the success of Indonesia's efforts to rein in the coronavirus, as infections could rise until Saturday's tougher curbs, affecting more than 100 million people, begin to show results, a minister said.