Indonesia, Japan discuss cooperation on AAC sidelines

Indonesian President Joko Widodo met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on April 23 on the sidelines of the Asian-African Conference (AAC) in Indonesia to discuss the future of their cooperation under agreements reached during Widodo’s visit to Japan in March.

Indonesia hopes for 38 bln USD in investment this year

Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economy Hatta Rajasa has expressed his optimism on the country’s prospects, saying that Indonesia will achieve the 38-billion-USD investment target this year as consumption picks up.

Indonesia moves to woo foreign investment

Indonesia has announced that it will allow increased levels of overseas ownership in a range of sectors, as part of efforts to boost the national economy, which tends to slow down.
New Indonesian Finance Minister named World

New Indonesian Finance Minister named

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono on May 20 appointed Chairman of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Chatib Basri as Finance Minister.