Berita Hari Ini di Indonesia

Bagian Berita Hari Ini adalah bagian yang diperbarui hampir setiap hari dan berisi informasi terkini mengenai topik-topik yang mewarnai pemberitaan di media massa Indonesia pada hari ini. Sebagian besar berita yang diterbitkan di sini meliputi hal politik, ekonomi dan sosial. Namun, seiring dengan penampilan berita terkini, tentu belum meliputi analisis yang mendalam. Silakan lihat kolom Berita, Keuangan atau Bisnis jika Anda ingin membaca topik tertentu dengan analisis yang lebih mendalam.

Government Aims to Limit Coal Production of Indonesia in 2014

Chairman of the Indonesian Coal Mining Association (APBI) Bob Kamandanu expects that Indonesia's coal production will decline about 5 percent to 400 million tons in 2014 after the government asked miners to scale back production rates in order to safeguard future domestic supplies as the country needs sufficient energy resources for its future energy supply. Amid low domestic demand, the government asked Indonesian coal mining companies to limit the country's total coal output at 397 million metric tons.

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Government Aims to Limit Coal Production of Indonesia in 2014

Use of Bitcoin as Payment Instrument Banned by Indonesia's Central Bank

The use of bitcoin, the hotly debated digital currency that was launched in 2009, is banned by the central bank of Indonesia (Bank Indonesia). This week, Bank Indonesia released a press release in which it states that the bitcoin and other virtual currencies are not considered as currencies nor legal payment instruments in Indonesia. After China, Denmark and Russia, Indonesia has become the next country to ban the use of the bitcoin as it can jeopardize the country's financial stability according to the assessment of the bank.

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The Use of Bitcoin as Payment Instrument Banned by Indonesia's Central Bank

Bank Indonesia: Growth in Q4-2013 Improved and Became More Balanced

The central bank of Indonesia (Bank Indonesia) stated that economic growth during the fourth quarter of 2013 was recorded at 5.72 percent (yoy), thus having increased compared to the previous quarter (5.63 percent, yoy), and which is also higher than Bank Indonesia's estimate (5.7 percent). With this development, the overall economic expansion in 2013 reached 5.78 percent. Bank Indonesia considers that the fundamental condition of Indonesia’s economy is still relatively robust.

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Bank Indonesia: Growth in Q4-2013 Improves and Has Become More Balanced

Which Indonesian Companies Are Expected to Go Public in Q1-2014?

Indonesia's new Financial Services Authority (OJK) is currently processing plans of several companies that intend to conduct their initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in the first quarter of 2014. Continued enthusiasm of companies for a listing on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) indicates bullish sentiment. Director of the IDX, Ito Warsito, expects a total of 15 new listings in Q1-2014, while the target for full year 2014 remains at 30. In 2013, 31 companies were added on the IDX.

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Which Indonesian Companies Are Expected to Go Public in Q1-2014?