MSMEs contribute over 61% of Indonesia’s GDP World

MSMEs contribute over 61% of Indonesia’s GDP

Micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) are supporting economic resilience of Indonesia, with their contribution to the country's gross domestic product (GDP) reaching 61.075 or 8,574 quadrillion IDR (562.3 billion USD) in 2021, said Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto on October 3.
Indonesia, South Africa seek cooperation opportunities World

Indonesia, South Africa seek cooperation opportunities

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said on September 23 that he explored opportunities for cooperation with South Africa while meeting with Minister for Trade, Industry and Competition Ebrahim Patel at the G20 Trade, Investment, and Industry Ministerial Meeting.
Indonesia’s inflation could surpass GDP growth  World

Indonesia’s inflation could surpass GDP growth

Indonesia could potentially record higher inflation than economic growth in the third quarter of this year, said Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Airlangga Hartarto on September 14.
Indonesia, India discuss IPEF regional cooperation World

Indonesia, India discuss IPEF regional cooperation

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto recently met Indian Minister of Trade and Industry Piyush Goyal in the US to discuss the benefits of Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) regional cooperation.
Indonesia announces end of pandemic handling fund World

Indonesia announces end of pandemic handling fund

Indonesia’s Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto announced on August 11 that the government is preparing to stop allocating the budget for COVID-19 handling and national economic recovery (PC-PEN) from the end of this year.
Indonesia considers joining "Vaccinated Travel Lanes" ASEAN

Indonesia considers joining "Vaccinated Travel Lanes"

The Indonesian Government is reviewing the possibility of Indonesia's participation in the Vaccinated Travel Lanes programme to revive its tourism sector, Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto has said.
Indonesia outlines factors for achieving 2025 AEC blueprint target World

Indonesia outlines factors for achieving 2025 AEC blueprint target

Digital transformation and sustainability are important factors for achieving the 2025 ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) blueprint target, Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto said while chairing the online 20th ASEAN Economic Community Council (AECC) on October 18.
Indonesia's special economic zones attract over 4.5 billion USD World

Indonesia's special economic zones attract over 4.5 billion USD

Nineteen operating Special Economic Zones (SEZ) in Indonesia have attracted a combined investment of 64.4 trillion rupiah (4.53 billion USD) and provided jobs for 23,000 workers, according to Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto.
Indonesia, US discuss ways to boost trade ties World

Indonesia, US discuss ways to boost trade ties

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto and US Ambassador to Indonesia Sung Kim on July 8 discussed ways to intensify bilateral trade between the two nations.