It is now about one month after the national Idul Fitri holiday when millions of city-dwellers travelled by air, road, rail and water back to their places of origin to spend a couple of days with their (extended) families. The positive news is that this huge movement of people did not lead to an increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in Indonesia.
14 June 2022 (closed)
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Bagian Kolom Berita ini berisi artikel dengan analisis mendalam mengenai topik yang memiliki nilai berita tinggi di Indonesia dan dapat dianggap sebagai topik-topik yang mampu mempengaruhi iklim investasi di Indonesia. Sebagian besar berita yang diterbitkan di sini mencakup pokok permasalahan politik, ekonomi atau sosial. Dengan mengikuti artikel di bagian ini, Anda akan diberitahu mengenai apa yang terjadi di Indonesia dan - tidak kalah pentingnya - memahami mengapa hal itu terjadi.
Over the past couple of months we have informed on the shortage of cooking oil on the Indonesian market, the subsequent inflationary pressures this shortage caused, and the policies that were imposed by the government to tackle this shortage. But, we did not devote an entire article to this topic.
Despite the ongoing challenges (that mainly originate from abroad), there is reason to be optimistic about Indonesia’s economic growth in 2022 as the COVID-19 threat has eased.
In March 2022 Indonesia’s fully state-owned electricity company Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) announced that it decided to team up with the French Development Agency (Agence Française de Développement), which is a public financial institution that is focused on implementing policies defined by the French Government with the aim to fight poverty and promote sustainable development, to jointly develop a wind energy plant with a capacity of 200 megawatt (MW) in Pandeglang (in Banten). This project is called the Banten Wind Farm Power Development.