Indonesia lifts coal export ban on 139 firms World

Indonesia lifts coal export ban on 139 firms

Indonesia’s government eased a coal export ban for 139 companies on January 20 after the firms met local market sales requirements aimed at averting a supply crunch and power outrages.
Malaysia, Indonesia to sign MoU on domestic workers World

Malaysia, Indonesia to sign MoU on domestic workers

Malaysia and Indonesia will finalise issues related to the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the recruitment and placement of domestic workers, during a working visit by Malaysian Minister of Human Resources M. Saravanan to Jakarta on January 24.
Indonesia pushes to finalise trade agreements in 2022 World

Indonesia pushes to finalise trade agreements in 2022

Indonesia will give priority to the early ratification of a number of bilateral trade agreements, particularly a comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), according to the country's Trade Minister Muhammad Lutfi.
Six Indonesians drown off Malaysia coast World

Six Indonesians drown off Malaysia coast

Six Indonesian women drowned off Malaysia after their boat capsized during a suspected attempt to enter the country illegally, a senior Malaysian official has said.
Indonesia misses renewable energy target in 2021 World

Indonesia misses renewable energy target in 2021

Indonesia has missed many renewable energy development goals set for 2021 due to the prolonged COVID-19 pandemic as well as "unrealistic" goals, a senior official of the country's government has said.
Indonesia’s transformations must continue: President World

Indonesia’s transformations must continue: President

Indonesia’s ongoing transformations, including the switch to value-added economic activities, green energy development, and the digital economy, must continue despite the adverse impacts of COVID-19, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said.
Indonesia to cut tax on property, car sales World

Indonesia to cut tax on property, car sales

Indonesia will introduce new tax breaks on property and automotive sales this year in a bid to accelerate its economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, the country's Coordinating Minister of Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto has said.
Indonesia targets coal output of 663 million tonnes in 2022 World

Indonesia targets coal output of 663 million tonnes in 2022

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral (ESDM) targets producing 663 million tonnes of coal in 2022, up 7.9 percent against last year, given the government continuously adjusts policies related to the coal export ban in early January.
Indonesia highlights priority electricity programmes for 2022 World

Indonesia highlights priority electricity programmes for 2022

Indonesian Energy and Mineral Resources (ESDM) Minister Arifin Tasrif drew attention to several priority electricity programmes in 2022 to power Indonesia, ranging from free electricity installation assistance to setting up rooftop solar power plants.