Nonetheless, when local Indonesian media had the opportunity to meet President Widodo (and fire some questions at him) at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday 14 August, there were some interesting answers related to the composition of his cabinet in the 2019-2024 period, including the establishment of two new ministries, the ratio of 'professionals' (or technocrats) versus 'career politicians' (from political parties), and the very young age of one future minister.

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Poll Indonesia Investments:

What do you think will be the growth rate of the Indonesian economy in full-year 2019?

Voting possible:  -


  • 5.1% (or lower) (41.5%)
  • 5.3% (or higher) (30.8%)
  • 5.2% (20.2%)
  • No opinion (7.6%)

Total amount of votes: 1324