Governor of Bank Indonesia (BI) Agus Martowardojo stated: “the rating affirmation by S&P provides renewed recognition of Indonesia's unwavering commitment on stability amid the deteriorating global economy. S&P highlighted the strength of macroeconomic fundamentals and economic authorities’ policy responses”.

So far, BI launched a series of policy packages, involving policy rate increases, a more flexible exchange rate policy in accordance with the rupiah's fundamentals, financial market deepening, macroprudential policies, as well as policy coordination with the central government, including cooperation with regional central banks and communication strategy enhancement.