• Aviation: European Commission Lifts Ban on All Indonesian Airlines

    Aviation: European Commission Lifts Ban on All Indonesian Airlines

    Back in 2007 most Indonesian airlines were banned from flying into the European Union (EU)'s airspace; a decision that was made out of safety concerns. On Thursday (15/06), however, the European Commission announced that it had removed all Indonesian airlines from its EU Air Safety list following further improvements in Indonesia's safety standards.

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  • Why Do Motorcycle Exports from Indonesia Rise Strongly?

    Why Do Motorcycle Exports from Indonesia Rise Strongly?

    Exports of Indonesian motorcycles surged 46.1 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 226,444 units in the January-May 2018 period (from 155,034 exported motorcycles in the first five months of 2017), according to the latest data from the Indonesian Motorcycle Industry Association (AISI). Sigit Kumala, Commercial Head at AISI, sees three reasons behind the robustly growing amount of motorcycle exports from Southeast Asia's largest economy.

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  • GE Indonesia to Sell 3D Printers in Indonesia per Q3-2018

    GE Indonesia to Sell 3D Printers in Indonesia per Q3-2018

    GE Indonesia, the local unit of American multinational conglomerate General Electric Company (GE), plans to sell 3D printing products on the Indonesian market starting from the third quarter of 2018. At first the company will focus on metal product printers, specifically for the automotive and machine industries. It is part of the company's target to become the leading company in 3D printing in Indonesia.

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  • Despite Market Uncertainty Many IPOs in Indonesia So Far in 2018

    Despite Market Uncertainty Many IPOs in Indonesia So Far in 2018

    So far 2018 has been a great year in terms of initial public offerings (IPOs) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. A total of 20 companies became publicly-listed companies in Indonesia in the first five months of 2018, thus there are now a total of 584 listed companies on the Indonesia Stock Exchange. Actually it is still a relatively low number compared to its regional peers and therefore local authorities continue to encourage more IPOs in an effort to deepen the country's financial markets.

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