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Economy and Finance

Could Indonesian Economy Grow 5% Next Year?

After being battered in 2020, the Indonesian economy is believed to soar in 2021. The government it self is targeting economic growth in 2021 to reach 5%. Deputy Minister of Finance Suahasil Nazara explained why the government is so confident in these projections. One of the reasons is because of the contraction in the economy this year. "The improvement from seeing yesterday we hope that the conditions in the second quarter of 2020 are sufficiently negative. We hope that gradually there will be an improvement in consumption, improvement in investment and with the support of consumption and government activities, we hope that it will contribute to growth. economy 5%, "he said in a virtual press conference, Wednesday (30/9/2020). Suahasil continued, technically if economic growth is nega...
Economy and Finance

World Bank: ‘Omnibus Law Cipta Kerja Potential To Harm The Indonesian Economy.’

The World Bank assesses that there are several clauses in the Job Creation Omnibus Law that have the potential to harm the Indonesian economy, which is inversely proportional to the purpose of the draft regulation which is to increase economic growth through investment. This was conveyed by the World Bank in Indonesia's economic report released this July under the title Indonesia Economic Prospects: The Long Road to Recovery. Three points highlighted by the World Bank are clauses on employment, licensing and the environment. "The revision of the Manpower Law in the Work Creation Omnibus Law Bill has the potential to reduce the protection provided to workers," wrote the World Bank in its report, on Wednesday (29/7/2020). According to the World Bank, the latest minimum wage schemes as well...