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.
Agriculture is a central pillar of the Indonesian economy by providing employment for millions and in terms of global exports. This section looks at some of the challenges being faced by the industry and how the government is addressing the need to establish self sufficiency for 'food security'.
Indonesia has ambitious goals to cut its greenhouse emissions and move into becoming a low carbon economy by putting to use its vast resources in renewable energy. With clear targets set for 2025 to diversify its energy mix, the sector holds wide ranging opportunities for investment.
An overview of Indonesia’s real estate sector, looking at how the industry has fared during the downturns of both the Asian crisis and the global financial crisis of 2008. This section covers trends in real estate prices, rental yields as well as office and retail space demand.
Population: 246 million (estimated, 2012)
Currency: Indonesian Rupiah
Nominal GDP: $845 billion (2011)
GDP per capita: $4,700 at PPP (2011)
GDP Growth: 6.5% (2011)
External Debt: 25% of GDP (2011)
Ease of Doing Business: 129/183 (WB, 2012)
Corruption Index: 100/178 (TI, 2011)