• Cement Industry: Semen Indonesia Acquires Holcim Indonesia

    Cement Industry: Semen Indonesia Acquires Holcim Indonesia

    Semen Indonesia, the country's largest cement manufacturer, announced that it has signed a conditional sales & purchase agreement with LafargeHolcim Ltd to acquire a 80.6 percent stake in Holcim Indonesia, the third-biggest cement manufacturer in Indonesia. This USD $917 million deal not only rocks Indonesia's cement industry, but also makes Semen Indonesia's role in the domestic cement industry even more dominant, while also turning the company into one of the world's largest cement manufacturers.

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  • IPO Urban Jakarta Propertindo on the Indonesia Stock Exchange

    IPO Urban Jakarta Propertindo on the Indonesia Stock Exchange

    Urban Jakarta Propertindo, a Jakarta-based property developer that focuses on the integration between property development and the availability of public transportation, will offer 600 million shares - equivalent to 16.85 percent of the company's total shares - to the public through an initial public offering (IPO) on the Indonesia Stock Exchange.

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  • Current Account Deficit Indonesia Widens to 3.37% of GDP in Q3-2018

    Current Account Deficit Indonesia Widens to 3.37% of GDP in Q3-2018

    In line with expectations, Indonesia's current account balance showed a wide deficit in the third quarter of 2018 (and one that has widened compared to preceding quarters). Indonesia's current account deficit was recorded at USD $8.8 billion, equivalent to 3.37 percent of the country's gross domestic product (GDP), in the third quarter of 2018.

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