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  • Importers’ Sweet Promises

    Importers’ Sweet Promises

    Thousands of tons of farmers’ sugarcane are piling up in factories owned by the state. They are chasing after importer’s promise.

  • Bitter Competition of Sugar Business

    Bitter Competition of Sugar Business

    A number of state sugar factories in East Java ended their milling season early. They became the first victims of the increasing fierce competition for sugar cane supplies.

  • Confidence in the Second Phase

    Confidence in the Second Phase

    The OJK is preparing the 2020-2024 Sustainable Finance Roadmap. It is claimed to give answers to criticisms towards the previous road map, which had been accused of being unable to put the brakes on funding towards environmentally-polluting companies.

  • Three Questions for Confidence
  • Here Again, Inconsistency and Volatility
  • A Middle Way for Green Energy

    A Middle Way for Green Energy

    A new price regulation for electricity from new and renewable energy sources will be issued coming soon. Full of incentives to pursue the 2025 target.

  • New Ambitions for Dieng-Patuha

    New Ambitions for Dieng-Patuha

    Geo Dipa is getting ready to continue developing power plants in Dieng and Patuha, after more than two decades of stagnation due to disputes and lack of funding.

  • Two Drafts, One Head

    Two Drafts, One Head

    Parliament is coming out with plan to discuss revising law on the Bank Indonesia, which many fear will erode the central bank’s independence. It seems to be heavily favoring the government.

  • Toying with Pillars of Credibility
  • State Courier Business

    State Courier Business

    A state-owned enterprise in the transportation sector is trying its luck in the courier business, taking advantage of its idle fleet.

  • Opportunities for Digital Deliveries

    Opportunities for Digital Deliveries

    The Covid-19 pandemic expedited the growth of logistic service businesses, demanding a digital transformation for providing this service.

  • The Risk of Losing Monetary  Policy Independence
  • Questions for the 2021 Draft Budget

    Questions for the 2021 Draft Budget

    The government projected a reversal in economic conditions, from the current negative state to a rise of between 4.5 to 5 percent in 2021. Formidable challenges will be faced in recovering public consumption, investment, and realizing state expenditure.

  • An Epidemic of Virtual Events

    An Epidemic of Virtual Events

    Virtual event-organizer service providers begin to appear. Its potential niche market grows during the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • No More Greed in the Midst Fear
  • The Central Bank Interest Dilemma
  • Additional Quota for Japfa

    Additional Quota for Japfa

    As the price of chicken falls at the poultry farm level, the agriculture ministry approved a proposal from Japfa to increase the import quota for breeding stock. Their lobby began with the minister’s son.

  • The Looming of Emerging Market Crisis?
  • Embrace a Huge August Shock
    Market Pulse

    Embrace a Huge August Shock

    Yopie Hidayat (Contributor)

  • Empty Coffers, Delayed Promises

    Empty Coffers, Delayed Promises

    The cash flow of state electricity company PLN worsened. It has been hit by subdued sales, high purchase prices, additional debts, and sluggish compensation.

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