Growing connectivity is the central theme of Indonesia's development roadmap. As business activity increases outside of the country's economic centre of West Java, so too does the need for effective communications.
President Joko Widodo on 17th November 2014 formally implemented his government’s much-anticipated plan to raise the price of subsidized fuel by 2,000 IDR per litre. Attention is now rightly being paid to industries most affected by this reform and its impact on the business landscape.
2013 brought to the fore some serious challenges to Indonesia's economic growth model. Macroeconomic indicators turned gloomy, and the impression that the government failed to implement necessary reforms amplified investor pessimism.
Bank Indonesia recently issued several regulations related to foreign exchange transactions by Indonesian banks. These regulations update existing regulations with the goal of creating a healthy foreign exchange market in Indonesia, as is explained in this summary.
As it seeks to improve the quality of living for its people and support industrialization, Indonesia needs more investment in electricity systems. Unless private players step up to the plate, Indonesia will be hard-pressed to meet its development targets.
With the deadline for companies to register their employees with BPJS looming, Indonesia’s new government has not yet deviated from the plan to overhaul the social security system. In keeping with earlier reports, businesses must register by 1st January 2015.
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