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Investment up 30 percent in first semester: Investment agency


Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Chairman of the Investment Coordinating Board, Chatib Basri, said total investment in various projects in Indonesia reached Rp192.8 trillion in the first semester of 2013. “It increased 30 percent from the same period last year,” he said at a press conference here on Tuesday. He said in the second quarter […]

July 25th, 2013 | Published in Economic,Investment | Read More »

Indonesia remains attractive to oil and gas investment

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President Yudhoyono has also formed a team to trim business licensing process in order to encourage investment. (ANTARA/Aguk Sudarmojo) Jakarta (ANTARA News) – President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono has convinced the industrialists that Indonesia remained attractive to oil and gas investment. The head of state made the statement when he opened the 37th Indonesia Petroleum Association […]

May 17th, 2013 | Published in Economic,Investment | Read More »

Indonesia Investment Forum to be held in Singapore in May

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Jakarta (ANTARA News) – PowerPR and Investor Daily Indonesia will organize the Indonesia Investment Forum (IIF) in Singapore, on May 15-17, 2013, Christovita Wiloto, PowerPR CEO Asia Pacific, said “The topic of this forum is discussing various investment opportunities in Indonesia, and opening a dialogue between the Indonesian Government, Indonesian enterprises as investment targets and […]

April 29th, 2013 | Published in Economic,Investment | Read More »

Indonesia Investment Rose Last Quarter as Volkswagen Plans Entry

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Volkswagen Tiguan cars are pictured in a production line at the plant of German carmaker Volkswagen in Wolfsburg, in this March 7, 2012 file photo. Volkswagen is seeking opportunities in Indonesia. (Reuters Photo/Fabian Bimmer) Jakarta Globe – Indonesia’s investment rose last quarter as more companies boosted or started operations in Southeast Asia’s largest economy. Investment […]

April 22nd, 2013 | Published in Economic,Investment | Read More »

2012 Investment Realization in Indonesia May Top $31 Billion, a Record

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Foreign direct investment in Indonesia, which is estimated to have hit US$21 billion in 2011, is expected to reach $31 billion in 2012 as the country draws in multinationals keen to set up base in a market that offers long-term potential. (Bloomberg Photo). Jakarta Globe-ID/Ridho Syukra Indonesia is expected to have received more than Rp […]

January 21st, 2013 | Published in Economic,Investment | Read More »

Indonesian Government to Sell Seven SOEs As Part of Expansion Strategy

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ID/Agustiyanti The Indonesian government aims to sell seven state enterprises this year to raise funds to finance expansion plans and improve corporate governance. The State Enterprise Ministry aims to sell stakes of state postal service Pos Indonesia, state pawnshop operator Pegadaian and state cement maker Semen Baturaja through initial public offerings. The government also wants […]

January 3rd, 2013 | Published in Economic,Investment | Read More »

Investment predicted to exceed US$31 billion

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Jakarta (ANTARA News) – The Capital Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) said it is optimistic the investment target would be overshot this year. BKPM chief Chatib Basri said investments by both foreign and and domestic investors are expected to reach at least Rp300 trillion (US$31.5 billion) this year exceeding the target of Rp283.5 trillion. “In the […]

October 22nd, 2012 | Published in Indonesia Nowadays,Investment | Read More »

Foreign Direct Investment in Indonesia Up 30% in 2nd Quarter

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A view of Jakarta’s skyline. Bank Indonesia projects FDI growth will likely outpace capital market inflows as the US economy is returning to growth. (JG Photo/Safir Makki) Indonesia’s foreign direct investment rose 30.2 percent on an annual basis to Rp 56.1 trillion ($5.92 billion) in the second quarter, the government said on Wednesday, showing the G-20 […]

July 26th, 2012 | Published in Economic,Investment | Read More »

Youthful Demographics Make Indonesia A Wise Place to Invest, Swiss Bank Says


Francezka Nangoy, Jakarta Globe Switzerland-based Bank Sarasin remains bullish about its investment in Indonesian assets given its view that sustainable domestic consumption is driving the economy. “We do invest and will continue investing in Indonesia,” said Burkhard Varnholt, the bank’s chief investment officer. He said the bank currently has $100 billion in assets under management […]

June 8th, 2012 | Published in Economic,Investment | Read More »

Govt Expects 2013 Growth of Up to 7.2%


Infrastructure will determine of the government’s aggressive projection for growth in 2013 comes to fruition. (AFP Photo). Jakarta Globe, Dion Bisara The Indonesian government expects the country’s economic growth to rise next year due to investment. The growth would be the fastest since 1996, before the Asian financial crisis, however pundits have said the target […]

June 8th, 2012 | Published in Economic,Investment | Read More »