Jakarta, 9 September 2021 - Food & Hotel Indonesia (FHI) returns on 21–24 September 2021 with a new format: a virtual exhibition (VirtualHub). This marks the first time the FHI is done virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic. With the online exhibition or VirtualHub, business players and consumers can still attend this long-awaited event despite the pandemic.
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The economic rebound in the second quarter of 2021 – with a +7.07 percent year-on-year (y/y) growth pace – was great for Indonesia, albeit it is obviously related to the ‘low base effect’ (as Indonesia had hit its rock bottom in the same quarter one year earlier). But what about the future, or more precisely: Q3-2021?
On 9 August 2021, Indonesian President Joko Widodo witnessed the launch of the new Online Single Submission (OSS) system at the Investment Ministry (also known as the Investment Coordinating Board, abbreviated as BKPM).
As we have discussed in earlier reports and articles, the tourism industry is among the heaviest affected industries amid the COVID-19 crisis. Travel restrictions (such as mandatory COVID-19 tests and vaccines) and in some cases full travel bans set by governments across the world are discouraging people from traveling.
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