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Indonesia's Inflation Rate Hit the Lowest Since May 2000

However, analyst expects an uptick in core inflation in upcoming months, as the government gradually eases the virus containment measures and Bank Indonesia continues its expansionary stance
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Marella Putri 1 week ago . 1 min read
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Insurance Industry Hit-Hard in COVID-19 Pandemic
By Elisa ValentaLike other businesses, the insurance industry is vulnerable to the coronavirus pandemic and the slowdown in global economic growth. The Financial Authority Services
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Ester Christine Natalia 2 months ago . 1 min read
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Commercial airlines resume flights amid PSBB
Commercial operations are allowed to serve domestic routes, with safety measure and seating adjustment for passengers.
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Marella Putri 2 months ago . 2 min read
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Sukuk Market will Drop

By Elisa ValentaThe sharia bond (Sukuk) market will see a significant drop in issuance this year due to lower oil price and coronavirus pandemic. The mix of two is hurting the Islamic finance countries, which is the main market for Sukuk, says rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) on its recent report. Overall, S&P forecasts there will be about $100 billion of Sukuk issuance this year, or 40% drop than 2019.During the first quarter of 2020, a total $31.9 billion worth of Sukuk was issued, down 19% from the $39.6 billion issued in the same quarter last year. The pandemic
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Ester Christine Natalia 2 months ago . 2 min read
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Jokowi called for immediate debt relief for developing countries
Jokowi emphasizes to all NAM countries member at the High Level Meeting to solidify unity against COVID-19 pandemic and asks equal access to coronavirus medicine for developing countries.
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Marella Putri 2 months ago . 1 min read
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Inflation rate in April stood at 0.08%
BPS noted lower demand for goods and services a result of a slowdown in economic and social activities upon implementation of large-scale social restrictions (PSBB)
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Marella Putri 2 months ago . 1 min read
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Tax incentives introduced to mitigate COVID-19 impact
The government has extended tax incentives to help more manufacturing sectors, relieve loans for SMEs and income taxes, and more.
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Marella Putri 2 months ago . 1 min read
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Stimulus for power generation industry
By Elisa ValentaTo lower the energy costs, Indonesia's government has added the power generation industry to a list of industries eligible for cheap gas. Through
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Ester Christine Natalia 2 months ago . 1 min read
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Discussion on omnibus bill on job creation postponed
The move is meant to avoid workers' mass protest before the May Day amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
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Marella Putri 2 months ago . 1 min read
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CPO industry hit by uncertainty
Indonesia's palm oil exports for the first two months have declined by 20% to 4.93 million, the dropping demand caused by coronavirus pandemic
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Marella Putri 2 months ago . 1 min read
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COVID-19: The pandemic impact towards the earth
The COVID-19 pandemic that spread globally at a rapid pace has forced companies around the world to close their factory operations, sending their employees to
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Ester Christine Natalia 2 months ago . 2 min read