Indonesia: inflation slightly rises in May ASEAN

Indonesia: inflation slightly rises in May

Indonesia’s inflation was 0.68 percent in May, higher than the 0.44 percent registered in April due to high consumption during the month of Ramadan, according to Statistics Indonesia (BPS).
Vietnam needs a better Government bond market Business

Vietnam needs a better Government bond market

In recent years, the Government bond market has become an important capital mobilisation channel for Vietnam. However, the scale of the country’s bond market is modest compared to national economic scale and to other regional countries.
Indonesia’s GDP growth slows down in Q3 World

Indonesia’s GDP growth slows down in Q3

Indonesia’s economy has slowed down slightly in the third quarter of 2018, lower than the previous quarter’s growth due to capital outflows, weaker exports, and household spending.
Indonesia works to reduce poverty rate World

Indonesia works to reduce poverty rate

The poverty rate in Indonesia declined to 9.8 percent, or nearly 26 million people, of the total population in March 2018 from 10.64 percent, or nearly 27.8 million people, in 2017, according to Indonesia’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS).
Indonesia’s financial system remains stable World

Indonesia’s financial system remains stable

The financial system of Indonesia remains stable and the bank intermediation function continues to improve, stated Bank Indonesia (BI) Executive Director for Communications Agusman.
Indonesia’s imports up in March ASEAN

Indonesia’s imports up in March

Indonesian imports rose 17.65 percent to 13.36 billion USD in March from 8.89 billion USD in February this year, the Central Bureau of Statistic (BPS) said.
Foreign tourists to Indonesia up ASEAN

Foreign tourists to Indonesia up

Indonesia recorded 8.36 million visits by foreign tourists until September this year or an increase of 8.5 percent year-on-year, reported Antara news agency.