In this month’s edition we decided to zoom in on economic relations between Switzerland and Indonesia, two countries that are both blessed with natural beauty. Although a quick look at the available data shows that trade and investment flows between both nations are quite small, we detected quite a lot of interesting activity in recent years that could – and should – lead to a boost in investment and trade between both countries.
20 November 2019 (closed)
USD/IDR (14,100) -12.00 -0.09%
EUR/IDR (15,600) -30.21 -0.19%
Jakarta Composite Index (6,155.11) +3.02 +0.05%
Bagian Berita Hari Ini adalah bagian yang diperbarui 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.
On Thursday (05/09) Indonesia Investments released the August 2019 edition of its monthly research report. The report aims to inform the reader of the key political, economic and social developments that occurred in Indonesia in the month of August 2019 and also touches upon key international developments that impacted on the Indonesian economy.
Again, it came as a surprise to us that Indonesia’s central bank (Bank Indonesia) decided to cut its benchmark interest rate (the BI Seven-day Reverse Repo Rate) by 25 basis points (bps) to 5.50 percent at the monetary policy meeting of August that was organized on 21-22 August 2019.
Each year, on 17 August, Indonesia celebrates Independence Day. For most Indonesians it is an important occasion to commemorate Indonesia’s independence from the Dutch colonizers.