Economy



  • Staple Goods Tax Concerns
    Economy

    Staple Goods Tax Concerns

    The government is criticized for planning to take staple goods out of the list of untaxed goods. The revision plan is in line with the World Bank's recommendations.

  • The Fed and Covid’s Pincer Attack
  • A Meeting You Can't Miss
    Market Pulse

    A Meeting You Can't Miss

    Yopie Hidayat

    Contributor

  • Last Year’s Pandemic Impact was Insane
    Economy

    Last Year’s Pandemic Impact was Insane

    Hit by a storm of crisis, flag carrier Garuda Indonesia’s revenue has fallen drastically during the pandemic, with mounting debts to aircraft lessors and banks. To Tempo, Garuda Indonesia CEO Irfan Setiaputra reveals the roots of the airline’s problems, and what the management is planning for debt restructuring. 

  • Garuda’s Bitter Pill
    Economy

    Garuda’s Bitter Pill

    A massive financial crisis is forcing Garuda to downsize its workforce. Many expenses can be reduced.

  • Life Line for Garuda
    Economy

    Life Line for Garuda

    The government is making plans to bring out flag carrier Garuda Indonesia from a critical situation, threading a steep path between mountains of debts to many creditors.

  • No Fear of the Inflation Specter
  • The End of Coal-Fired Steam Power Plant's Story
    Economy

    The End of Coal-Fired Steam Power Plant's Story

    PLN will not develop coal-fired steam power plants after the completion of the 35-gigawatt project and Fast Track Program 7 project in 2026. Electricity needs will then be met from new and renewable energy.

  • Two Sides of the Planned Revision
    Economy

    Two Sides of the Planned Revision

    Revision to the General Provision of Taxation Procedures Law will change a number of tariff and tax collection schemes. It presents a dilemma between the need for state income and potential adverse impact on the economy.

  • Articles for Amnesty
    Economy

    Articles for Amnesty

    An article containing plans for the second phase of tax amnesty is included in the draft for the General Provisions of Taxation Procedures Law. It was not formulated during the initial discussions.

  • Optimism Embraced, Reality Forgotten
  • Investing in Special Zones
    Economy

    Investing in Special Zones

    Up to last month, a total of 155 investors have become tenants in special economic zones in Indonesia. Investment commitments currently reach a total of Rp70 trillion.

  • Cross-Border Protections for the Online Market
    Economy

    Cross-Border Protections for the Online Market

    In order to attract buyers, online shopping applications are offering free shipping for items shipped from abroad.

  • In Bitter Remembrance of 2013
    Market Pulse

    In Bitter Remembrance of 2013

    Yopie Hidayat (Contributor)

  • Appropriate Timing for Delayed Digital Migration
    Economy

    Appropriate Timing for Delayed Digital Migration

    The communication and informatics ministry has announced the result of the multiplexing (mux) organizers’ selection process. However, a number of private television broadcasters protested it. Communication and Informatics Minister Johnny Gerard Plate spoke to Tempo’s Khairul Anam.

  • The Long Wait for Digital TV
    Economy

    The Long Wait for Digital TV

    The government decides on who will execute multiplexing in 22 provinces. The battle will continue until the migration deadline onto digital broadcasting in November 2022.

  • A Shortcut to Access Billions of Dollars
  • Donating Digitally
    Economy

    Donating Digitally

    Alms institutions are fast-tracking digital transformation amids the lack of the regulations on zakat.

  • Expanding Global Cargo Services
    Economy

    Expanding Global Cargo Services

    Cargo shipping companies are on the race to boost their services amidst a slow international cargo business recovery.

  • Distribution of Alms Digitalization Takes Five More Years
    Economy

    Distribution of Alms Digitalization Takes Five More Years

    The National Zakat Agency (Baznas) encourages digital transformation as a strategy to strengthen the performance of alms management. However, Baznas CEO Mohamad Arifin Purwakananta views that the digitalization that has been seriously developed since 2016 has not really been evenly distributed.

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