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  • 9 July 2019
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C. Java Seeks Gov’t Support to Boost Industries, Investment

Governor of Central Java Ganjar Pranowo responds to reporters’ questions after attending a limited meeting, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Tuesday (9/7). (Photo by: Agung/PR)

Governor of Central Java Ganjar Pranowo responds to reporters’ questions after attending a limited meeting, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Tuesday (9/7). (Photo by: Agung/PR)

Central Java has asked for assistance from the Central Government to develop three industries in the province namely food and beverage, textile and its products, and furniture industries.

“We look forward to transforming Central Java into the hub of Indonesia’s furniture industry. The President has agreed to the idea and we will push for it,” Central Java Ganjar Pranowo told reporters after attending a limited meeting at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Tuesday (9/7).

  • 9 July 2019
  • 391 Views

Central Gov’t Wants to Back up Central Java’s Economic Growth Acceleration, President Jokowi Says

President Jokowi leads a Limited Meeting on development acceleration in Central Java, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Tuesday (9/7) (Photo: Agung/PR)

President Jokowi leads a Limited Meeting on development acceleration in Central Java, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Tuesday (9/7) (Photo: Agung/PR)

The Central Government is committed to support Central Java Province to boost its economic growth, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said.

“The Central Government will provide support especially for the export-oriented industry and tourism,” President Jokowi said while delivering his remarks at a Limited Meeting on Development Acceleration in Central Java, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Tuesday (9/7).

  • 8 July 2019
  • 528 Views

Complex Regulations Cause Economic Slowdown, Minister Says

Minister of National Development Planning (PPN)/Head of National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Bambang Brodjonegoro answers questions from the journalists after attending a Plenary Cabinet Meeting at Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Monday (8/7). (Photo by: AGUNG/PR)

Minister of National Development Planning (PPN)/Head of National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Bambang Brodjonegoro answers questions from the journalists after attending a Plenary Cabinet Meeting at Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Monday (8/7). (Photo by: AGUNG/PR)

Indonesia’s economic growth rate is estimated not to exceed 5.3 percent by the end of this year, according to Minister of National Development Planning (PPN)/Head of National Development Planning Agency (Bappenas) Bambang Brodjonegoro.

The cause, he added, are among others complex regulations and ‘institutional factors’.

  • 8 July 2019
  • 371 Views

Gov’t Issues Regulation on National Export Financing

Ekspor-1President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on 18 June, 2019 signed Government Regulation (PP) Number 43 of 2019 on General Policy for National Export Financing. The Regulation aims to support national economy through foreign trade sector and increase national exports.

The Regulation states that General Policy for National Export Financing aims to: a. create good business climate to increase national export; b. accelerate the increase of national export; c help improving national production capabilities that are highly competitive and have advantages for exports; and d. support the development of micro, small, medium enterprises and cooperative to develop export-oriented products.

  • 8 July 2019
  • 359 Views

Home Ministry Holds Gate Festival Competition

Gapura-UnikMinistry of Home Affairs, Ministry of State Secretariat and the Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf) host Cinta Negeri Gate Festival to enliven the 74th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Indonesia.

“The festival is held to celebrate the 74th Anniversary of Independence of the Republic of Indonesia and to create a movement that spread value of love for the country,” General Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs Hadi Prabowo stated.

  • 8 July 2019
  • 396 Views

Minister Ensures Gov’t Paying Scrupulous Attention to Baiq Nuril’s Case

Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly responds to reporters’ questions after attending a plenary cabinet meeting, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Monday (8/7). (Photo by: Agung/PR)

Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna Laoly responds to reporters’ questions after attending a plenary cabinet meeting, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Monday (8/7). (Photo by: Agung/PR)

Minister of Law and Human Rights Yasonna H. Laoly ensured that the Government pays scrupulous attention to the case of Baiq Nuril, a non-tenure female teacher at SMAN 7 Mataram senior high school, West Nusa Tenggara, who was sentenced to six months in prison and a fine of Rp500 million for recording a lewd phone call between her and her alleged sexual harasser, after her petition for case review was rejected by the Supreme Court (MA).

“We will discuss this matter later in the afternoon. According to the law, she cannot seek a clemency because a prison sentence had to be at least two years long, while in her case it is six months,” Yasonna told reporters after attending a plenary cabinet meeting, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Monday (8/7).

  • 8 July 2019
  • 305 Views

Indonesia Export Financing Institution Gets Rp2,5 Trillion in Capital Injection

LPEIIn a bid to boost export through the National Export Financing Including the Special Assignments scheme, the Government has provided Rp2.5 trillion in capital injection to the Indonesia Export Financing Institution (LPEI) or Indonesia Eximbank.

The decision was formalized through the issuance of Government Regulation Number 44 of 2019 on Additional State Capital Injection of the Republic of Indonesia to the Capital of Indonesia Export Financing Institution signed by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on 25 June 2019.

  • 8 July 2019
  • 314 Views

President Jokowi Tells Cabinet to Immediately Resolve Investment-Related Problems

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Ministers and Heads of agencies walk before the Plenary Cabinet Meeting starts at the Presidential Palace, Bogor, West Java, Monday (8/7). (Photo by: Agung/PR).

President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has once again reminded his Cabinet to immediately resolve matters related to investment.

“In reality, we still face problems (related to investment),” the President said in his remarks during the Plenary Cabinet Meeting at Bogor Presidential Palace in Bogor, West Java Monday (8/7).

  • 8 July 2019
  • 322 Views

President Jokowi Orders Cabinet to Examine Causes of Budget Deficit

President Jokowi delivers remarks at a Plenary Cabinet Meeting, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Monday (8/7). (Photo: Agung/PR)

President Jokowi delivers remarks at a Plenary Cabinet Meeting, at the Bogor Presidential Palace, West Java, Monday (8/7). (Photo: Agung/PR)

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has reminded his Cabinet to take great cautions in making decisions, particularly on import and export

Data from the Central Statistics Agency (BPS) shows that Indonesia’s export from January to May 2019 dropped by 8.6%, while import has also dropped 9.2%.

  • 8 July 2019
  • 252 Views

Port of Tanjung Priok to Operate 24/7

Pelabuhan-EksporIn a bid to boost export through Port of Tanjung Priok in North Jakarta, the Government has decided to add its operational days from four to five days a week into every day.

“The port authority, harbormasters, the customs office, the immigration office, port operators, banks, and other facilities will provide optimal service for 24 hours and 7 days a week,” Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi said on Sunday (7/7).