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The Business Columns section of Indonesia Investments provides in-depth columns that exhibit an analysis regarding subjects that are both important for understanding the Indonesian business climate and have high news value in the current state of Indonesia's economy. As a whole these columns should provide the reader a thorough and detailed picture of multiple Indonesian business sectors and be a source of ideas or inspiration to invest - or not to invest - in specific sectors of the Indonesian economy.
Last month we warned that Indonesia’s trade performance could easily continue to contract in February 2023, thereby continuing the trend we have seen since August 2022. Moreover, February is a short month, and therefore it typically has trouble to compete with other months in terms of trade activity.
The recent banking crisis that started with the collapse of three regional American banks (in the second week of March 2023) – and spread further when Credit Suisse was on the brink of collapse before a forced take-over by UBS Group – can be linked to the tech sector (although we emphasize that weak corporate management at the banks in combination with central banks’ ultra-low interest rate environment and the huge quantities of free money that were pumped into economies are the primary reasons for the recent banking crisis).
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