In 2012, the Indonesian economy slowed down to a 6.2% GDP growth as weak export figures due to depressed global demand and a lack of government infrastructure spending offset robust domestic consumption. This section looks at Indonesia’s economic policies and some of the challenges that lay ahead in ensuring sustainable growth and further FDI.
Leading general insurance provider ABDA Tbk announces the official launch of its shariah insurance division to cater to the growing demand for Islamic insurance products in Indonesia. The company also issued its 2012 Financial Report which shows a 35.46% rise in profits from the previous year.
Indonesia’s electrification ratio still remains low relative to the rest of the region and a key area of focus for the country’s infrastructure development. This article looks at the electricity sector in depth and the opportunities available to investors, particularly within renewable energy.
This section looks at the Indonesian government programs in place to improve the country’s internet penetration by providing greater access to regions outside of Java such as the Palapa Ring Program which will create a nationwide fibre optic network.
State owned credit insurance provider ASKRINDO has announced its latest cooperation agreements with local financial institutions. The partnerships with banks and credit unions will support the company in reaching its 2013 targets by increasing its distribution channels and volume of coverage.
Indonesia is a market undergoing rapid development with consistent GDP growth at over 6% since 2010 as well as rising consumer purchasing power and a stable political climate. This is generating unprecedented business opportunities within the world’s third largest democratic country that boasts a youthful and dynamic workforce alongside abundant natural resources.
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