• Steel Manufacturers in Indonesia Request Anti-Dumping Duties

    Steel Manufacturers in Indonesia Request Anti-Dumping Duties

    Indonesian steel manufacturers urge the government to curb the dumping of steel by foreign traders in Indonesia. Hidayat Triseputro, Executive Director of the Indonesian Iron and Steel Industry Association (IISIA), says the key problem is the free trade zone in Batam (located close to Singapore) where steel can be imported duty-free.

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  • Automotive News Indonesia: Modest Car Sales Growth in October

    Automotive News Indonesia: Modest Car Sales Growth in October

    Based on the latest data from the Association of Indonesian Automotive Industries (Gaikindo), automotive sales in Indonesia rose 2.6 percent year-on-year (y/y) to 94,461 vehicles in October 2017 on the back of rising demand for commercial vehicles. Growing demand is boosted by recovering coal and crude palm oil (CPO) prices.

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  • Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 12 November 2017 Released

    Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 12 November 2017 Released

    On 12 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 minimum wages in Indonesia, the official Q3-2017 GDP growth result, religious freedom, anti-subsidy tariffs on biodiesel, and more.

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