Athletic apparel is one of the most dynamic categories driving apparel sales globally. Once seen primarily as a place from where to source sportswear and equipment, the world's fourth-most populous country is emerging as an important market in its own right.
Shockwaves were sent through Indonesia’s investment community in August as news broke on a new draft bill to limit maximum foreign ownership of plantations to 30%. Though this strict cap was later removed, the bill raises real concerns about its impact on key industries driving economic growth.
A good education is in high demand in Indonesia, where tens of millions of people join the job market every year. A growing number of parents are happy to consider paying for education to maximise their children's opportunities in the country's globalising economy.
The impending inauguration of Joko Widodo has speculation abound in anticipation of policy shifts to be enacted by the new government. Having recently suffered from a ‘wait and see’ investment strategy, the property sector in particular has been a topic of discussion and looks set to benefit from renewed consumer confidence.
Rising personal incomes are making beef more affordable in Indonesia despite high global prices. Industry experts anticipate double-digit growth rates for the domestic beef market, which opens up attractive opportunities for foreign exporters and investors.
Demand for steel in Indonesia has in recent years expanded at a rate largely unparalleled on the global stage. Opportunities are to be found in the manufacture of value added products catering to a growing consumer base.
Read the latest news from Bank Muamalat as they launch new co-branded products in Indonesia's developing cities to expand retail operations and reach out to new customers. The bank expects to see the retail segment of the market account for 60% of its total deposits.
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