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Sri Mulyani’s Hopes for the New US President Joe Biden

JAKARTA - Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani hopes that the president-elect of the United States (US) Joe Biden can accelerate the economic recovery global. Especially when the world is still facing uncertainty when the spread of the coronavirus is still endemic in many countries. "The United States has a new president. This is hope for recovery for the world economy, in addition to China's economic recovery. Although it is still below three percent," he said in a virtual discussion on Thursday (21/1). On Wednesday (20/1) local time, Joe Biden and his vice president. Kamala Harris was sworn in simply on the lawn of the Capitol Building, Washington DC. Through a change in leadership in this superpower country. Sri Mulyani hopes that the global economic recovery will also help improve the ...
Economy and Finance

Sri Mulyani Asks for Fixed Road Infrastructure Development

JAKARTA - Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati has asked the government to continue to carry out various infrastructure development programs amid the Covid-19 pandemic. The development starts from education to health. "In the atmosphere of Covid-19, we have not forgotten development activities. We remain hopeful even in an atmosphere Covid-19 running the development program. "he said in Financing Policy Forum Infrastructure Project Through SBSN the Year 2021 in Jakarta, Wednesday (20/1). Sri Mulyani said that infrastructure development in the health sector has become very vital in the midst of a pandemic. Considering that it functions in dealing with this health crisis. "In the health sector, it is clear that many are not only handling in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. But also...
Economy and Finance

Jokowi Asks PPATK to Anticipate Shadow Economy

JAKARTA - President Jokowi asked the Financial Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (PPATK) to mitigate illegal underground economic activities (shadow economy) to cybercrime that destroys financial system stability. "We must mitigate conditions that disrupt the integrity and stability of the economic system. And the financial systems, such as the shadow economy, increase in economic crime. As well as cybercrime and other crimes that utilize the latest technology," the President said in a virtual manner in Jakarta, Thursday (14/1 ). This was conveyed by the President in the Annual Coordination. And Direction of the President of the Republic of Indonesia regarding the Prevention and Eradication of Money Laundering (TPPU). And Terrorism Funding (TPPT) in 2021. In addition to anticipa...
Economy and Finance

Indonesia Expects Balanced Trade with China

JAKARTA - Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi conveyed the importance of seeking an increased and more balanced trade with China, during a meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi. "In this regard, I welcome the increase in Indonesia's exports to China last year by more than 10 percent. At a time when the global economy is facing severe shocks due to the pandemic," said Retno during a joint press statement with Wang Yi in Jakarta, Wednesday (13 / 1). In addition, Foreign Minister Retno also underlined the need to overcome trade barriers. Especially those concerning market access for exports of Indonesia's superior products to China. Such as fishery products, tropical fruit, bird's nest, and oil palm. The trade balance deficit between Indonesia and China during the January-N...
Economy and Finance

Tightening PSBB, Potentially Negative Economy

JAKARTA - Indonesia's Center of Reform on Economics (CORE) economist Yusuf Rendy Manilet said that the tightening of social restrictions imposed by the government next week will have a significant impact on the economy. This policy even has the opportunity to drive economic growth at a negative level, especially in the first quarter. This potential is even higher if the approach taken by the government in making several policies. Is relatively the same as the previous implementation of Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB). "Where are there still local residents who are not discipline in implementing health protocols," said Yusuf when contact Thursday (7/1). PSBB Is Forced To Be Done If You Don't Want Covid-19 Cases To Increase On the other hand, Yusuf added, PSBB must be carried...
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Maintaining the Quality of Vaccine, Bio Farma Uses SMDV Technology

BANDUNG - The parent holding company of Pharmaceutical SOEs. Took the initiative to create a Vaccine Distribution Management System (SMDV) which was officially launch on Sunday January 3, 2021. Support for the use of technology is need considering the massive Covid-19 vaccination program. Director of Bio Farma, Honesti Basyir, said technology support was very important. Moreover, Indonesia needs 426 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine for around 181.5 million people. This Go Live SMDV event, was also attend by partners for making the Go Live SMDV system. Including PT Telkom Indonesia, Telkom Sigma, Easy GO and Marchesini Group Indonesia. Honesti assess that to distribute this many vaccines, technology is needed that can maintain the quality of the vaccines. Do not let a good product hav...
Economy and Finance

Hugaf Supports UMKM to Revive in the Pandemic Era

JAKARTA - Towards the end of the year, the Covid-19 pandemic is still ongoing in Indonesia. Apart from the health crisis, Covid-19 also led this country to an economic recession which resulted in many business actors experiencing losses. The government has made various efforts to save the economy, where Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (UMKM) are the priority. As is known, more than 99 percent of businesses in Indonesia come from UMKM. At present, UMKM are challenged to withstand various pressures and adapt to all conditions including uncertainty regarding the duration of the pandemic. UMKM is also expect to be able to make this crisis a place to forge themselves. One of them is by increasing business knowledge so that it can survive a pandemic. In the midst of a pandemic, UMKM, es...
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2020 The Year Of Sharing The Burden To Save The Economy

JAKARTA - 2020 may be a gloomy year that all human beings on earth want to forget because of the extraordinary event of the pandemic Covid-19. All hopes and dreams have been replaced with uncertainty and dark fantasies. Since the plague thought to have originated in Wuhan, China, spread rapidly and infected humans who neglect to maintain cleanliness. The world is re-imagined by the great plague that occurred almost a century ago. And claimed millions of victims around the world namely the Spanish Flu in 1918-1920. Since then, economic activity has begun to slow down in line with the limitations of human activities. And goods and services due to the Large-Scale Social Restrictions (PSBB) policy. Indonesia recorded a contraction in the second quarter of 2020 minus 5.32 percent or for the...
Economy and Finance

The Indonesian bond market is predicted to grow positively in 2021

JAKARTA - The Indonesian market bond expected to grow positively in 2021. The performance of bonds next year is in line with economic recovery. Which has started to improve since the second semester of 2020. Director & Chief Investment Officer, Fixed Income Manulife Aset Manajemen Indonesia, Ezra Nazula, explained that accommodative monetary and fiscal policies will be the main sentiment in the 2021 market. "These policies need to support the economic recovery process," Ezra said in an official statement, Monday (21/12). In addition, growth in the bond market 2021. It Will also be supported by the return of foreign capital flows to emerging markets. Foreign investors are looking for yields or potential growth in developing country financial assets amid low inflation and global cent...
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Pelni Ready to Distribute Covid-19 Vaccines

JAKARTA - PT Pelayaran Nasional Indonesia (Persero) or Pelni is ready to support the distribution of the Covid-19 vaccine. Pelni President Director Insan Purwarisya L Tobing hopes that the government can involve Pelni in distributing the Covid-19 vaccine throughout the archipelago. "Apart from the wide range of routes, Pelni ships are the largest ship operators in Indonesia. That carry out the maritime highway program. Where their main role is to distribute the main needs of the community in areas with limited access," said Insan in his written statement, Monday (21/12). ). If given the opportunity by the government, Insan is sure that the distribution of vaccines. Using the Pelni vessel can be carried out immediately. To ensure the readiness of ships, he emphasized. It would be bad lu...