• Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 19 November 2017 Released

    Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 19 November 2017 Released

    On 19 November 2017, Indonesia Investments released the latest edition of its newsletter. This free newsletter, which is sent to our subscribers once per week, contains the most important news stories from Indonesia that have been reported on our website over the last seven days. Most of the topics involve economy and market-related matters such as the ease of doing business in Indonesia, monetary policy, GDP, rupiah, coal mining, automotive industry, and more.

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  • Rupiah Exchange Rate Indonesia to Remain Under Pressure

    Rupiah Exchange Rate Indonesia to Remain Under Pressure

    As we are in the middle of the fourth quarter of 2017, we detect rising pressures on the Indonesian rupiah exchange rate amid broad US dollar strength. However, the decision of Indonesia's central bank to leave its interest rate regime unchanged at the November meeting managed to give some support to the rupiah (as well as Indonesia's improving balance of payments, current account deficit, and capital and financial account).

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  • Nindya Karya Plans IPO on Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2018

    Nindya Karya Plans IPO on Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2018

    State-owned construction company Nindya Karya plans to conduct an initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange in 2018 as the firm's corporate earnings have improved after its restructuring and revitalization programs. Nindya Karya business involves (1) general contracting, (2) engineering, procurement, Construction (EPC) and (3) realty.

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  • Steelmakers in Indonesia Advised to Engage in Mergers & Acquisitions

    Steelmakers in Indonesia Advised to Engage in Mergers & Acquisitions

    Competitiveness in Indonesia's steel manufacturing industry can be strengthened if Indonesian steelmakers, especially the smaller ones, decide to engage in mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Mas Wigrantoro Roes Setiyadi, General Chairman of the Indonesian Iron and Steel Industry Association (IISIA), advises Indonesia's smaller steel producers to embrace M&A to make their business more economically and efficiently.

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