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Mining-reliant Indonesia targets red tape with new law

12 Feb 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia will take control of new mining permit issuance under a proposed new law which is part of government efforts to boost investment by removing red tape and reducing regulations.

Indonesia's fourth-quarter GDP growth weakest in three years, more rate cuts seen

05 Feb 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia's economic growth slowed to its weakest pace in three years in the final quarter of 2019 as investment, spending and exports weakened despite government efforts to bolster Southeast Asia's largest economy from a slowdown in global demand.

Indonesia retail sales growth slows to 1.3% in November

10 Jan 2020

JAKARTA, Jan 10 Indonesian retail sales grew at a slower pace of 1.3% in November, versus a year earlier, a central bank survey showed on Friday.

After Indonesia's deadly floods, few hear climate 'wake up call'

05 Jan 2020

JAKARTA Floods that killed 60 people in Indonesia's capital after the biggest rainfall since records began should be a wake-up call to climate change in one of the world's biggest carbon emitters, environmental groups said.

After Indonesia's deadly floods, few hear climate 'wake up call'

05 Jan 2020

JAKARTA Floods that killed more than 50 people in Indonesia's capital after the biggest rainfall since records began should be a wake-up call to climate change in one of the world's biggest carbon emitters, environmental groups said.

CORRECTED-After Indonesia's deadly floods, few hear climate 'wake up call'

05 Jan 2020

JAKARTA, Jan 4 Floods that killed more than 50 people in Indonesia's capital after the biggest rainfall since records began should be a wake-up call to climate change in one of the world's biggest carbon emitters, environmental groups said.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank holds rates, easing cycle seen continuing in 2020

19 Dec 2019

JAKARTA, Dec 19 Indonesia's central bank kept interest rates unchanged at its final policy meeting for 2019, though it reiterated a commitment to maintain accommodative policy next year to support Southeast Asia's biggest economy.

Indonesia delays submission of sweeping tax bill to parliament to January

18 Dec 2019

JAKARTA The Indonesian government has delayed the handover of a sweeping tax bill to parliament until January, a month behind its earlier target, an official said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia's central bank orders importers to report FX for overseas purchases

04 Dec 2019

* Natural resources exporters to keep earnings in special account (Adds details, comments by textile association)

UPDATE 1-Indonesian banking regulator warns of bad debt risks as loan growth slows

29 Nov 2019

* BI has cut interest rate and RRR, boost bond purchase (Recasts, adds regulatory official and banker comments and background)

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