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High Hope On FDI

→  July 6, 2009 0

Indonesia has set to achieve 10% jump in investment (FDI and LDI) in 2009. In 2008, Indonesia booked net FDI of $17 billion, the highest in Southeast Asia. Whether Indonesia remains competitive to attract foreign investors, and remains top destination in ASEAN countries, will be proven this year. I think, $18-20 billion figure is achievable, as [...]

How Much Indonesia Needs?

→  June 21, 2009 0

It’s been quite often I posted entries about GDP growth. I had one good question from one reader in New Zealand, on how to make Indonesia grow at 7% to 8% pace per year? There’s one Indonesian presidential candidate who shared with us that ”Indonesia should become an economically independent” to achieve that growth. Sounds [...]