Despite the US Federal Reserve having been dovish since the end of 2018 (and despite rising expectations that the Fed will cut its key rate in the foreseeable future, possibly even more than once), Bank Indonesia saw no opportunity yet to cut interest rates in June because external conditions have remained very uncertain, while Indonesia’s current account deficit widened in the first quarter of 2019.

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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