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  • Infrastructure Competitiveness Indonesia: Reason for Optimism?

    Infrastructure Competitiveness Indonesia: Reason for Optimism?

    After seeing the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018, Indonesian construction companies gained optimism that the improved ranking of Indonesia in terms of infrastructure competitiveness will translate to more private sector involvement in the country's infrastructure sector.

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  • Indonesia Improves in WEF's Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018

    Indonesia Improves in WEF's Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018

    Indonesia's ranking improved in the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018. In the latest edition, released earlier today (27/09), Indonesia ranks 36th, up from 41st in last year's edition. In the 2017-2018 edition, a total of 140 countries are analyzed (using 12 pillars of competitiveness) and ranked by WEF, a Swiss non-profit foundation.

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  • Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 22 January 2017 Released

    Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 22 January 2017 Released

    On 22 January 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 political, social and economy-related topics such Indonesia's interest rate environment, tax revenue targets for 2017, a new high-profile corruption case, investment and talent, office space in Jakarta as well as global issues such as Donald Trump's inauguration and the World Economic Forum in Davis.

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  • Ease of Doing Business in Indonesia Improving, Time for Complacency?

    Ease of Doing Business in Indonesia Improving, Time for Complacency?

    Indonesia's improving ranking in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Index shows that the government's reform efforts have had a positive effect. However, there is no time for complacency as most industries in Indonesia continue to lack competitiveness compared to regional counterparts, while many entrepreneurs in Indonesia continue to complain about (the lack of) legal certainty as well as (the lack of) good coordination and cooperation between Indonesia's central and regional governments (in terms of policy implementation).

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  • WEF Competitiveness Report 2016-2017: Indonesia falls to 41st

    WEF Competitiveness Report 2016-2017: Indonesia falls to 41st

    Indonesia fell four places in the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017. In the latest edition, which was released on Wednesday (28/09), Indonesia ranked 41st. The WEF stated that despite the many reforms to the nation's business environment, the performance of Indonesia in the index remains one of contrasts. The WEF's competitiveness report assesses the competitiveness landscape of 138 economies, providing a unique insight into the drivers of these nation's productivity and prosperity.

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  • Indonesia Improves in WEF's Global Competitiveness Index 2014-2015

    Indonesia rose four positions in the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Index 2014-2015. Based on the Global Competitiveness Report 2014-2015, released on Tuesday (29/09), Indonesia comes at 34th place in the ranking (out a total of 144 economies assessed across the globe). This improvement is a positive development although to some it may come as a bit of a surprise given Indonesia's slow progress in infrastructure development, high inflation and slowing economic growth.

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  • 24th World Economic Forum: Indonesia Wants More Foreign Investment

    24th World Economic Forum: Indonesia Wants More Foreign Investment

    On the sidelines of the 24th World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia, Indonesia’s Chief Economic Minister Sofyan Djalil said that - despite global challenges - the government maintains its economic growth target of 5.7 percent (y/y) in 2015. However, he added that it will require great effort to achieve this target. One key strategy to achieve the target is to attract foreign investment through several policies including tax incentives and by easing the country’s bureaucratic hurdles for investment permits.

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  • Indonesia Jumps 4 Places in Global Competitiveness Index 2014-2015

    Indonesia has jumped four places in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index 2014-2015. In the latest edition Southeast Asia’s largest economy is ranked 34th (from 38th in last year’s edition of the index). Since the 2012-2013 edition, when Indonesia was ranked 50th, the country has risen steadily. The Global Competitiveness Index measures the institutions, policies, as well as factors that set the sustainable current and medium-term levels of economic prosperity among 144 countries around the world.

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  • Tourism Sector Indonesia Update: US Tourists, Opportunities & Challenges

    Tourism Sector Indonesia Update: US Tourists, Opportunities & Challenges

    Indonesia's Tourism Ministry is optimistic it can boost the number of American tourists who visit Indonesia by 25 percent to 375,000 individuals in 2017. Last year a total of 300,000 US citizens visited Indonesia for a holiday, up 11 percent year-on-year (y/y) from US visitor arrivals in the preceding year. Arief Yahya, Indonesian Tourism Minister, said the island of Bali is the favorite tourist destination for American tourists in Indonesia.

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  • World Economic Forum in Davos: Indonesia in a Protectionist World

    World Economic Forum in Davos: Indonesia in a Protectionist World

    While political leaders, bankers and economists met in Davos (Switzerland) for the World Economic Forum (17-20 January 2017), Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th US president in Washington. His speech was all about "America first", including a protectionist approach in trade, which Trump believes will lead to great prosperity and strength for the USA. Also in Europe anti-globalization sentiments are heard (such as the exit of Britain from the European Union). Most guests in Davos, on the contrary, favor higher global trade and worldwide economic participation.

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