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This Week's Headlines (Jan 13 - 19, 2024)
Business-Indonesia This Week's Headlines Issue #104  ... Read More
19 Jan 2024
Economy
Logistics & Transports
Regulation
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Natural Gas Reserves Discoveries Boost Indonesia’s Position as Major Oil and Gas Industry Player 
Driven by multiple natural gas reserve discoveries, Indonesia emerged as a nation with considerable promise for the global oil and gas industry in 2024. Recent discoveries in the Andaman and North  ... Read More
17 Jan 2024
Energy
Investment
Sea Toll, Maritime initiatives continue to drive Indonesia’s shipbuilding sector
In 2020, the maritime industry contributed 11.3% to Indonesia’s total GDP and is expected to grow up to 12.5% by 2045. Given the extensive scope of Indonesia's maritime sector, its significance  ... Read More
17 Jan 2024
Logistics & Transports
Maritime
This Week’s Headlines (Jan. 6 - 12, 2024)
Business-Indonesia This Week’s Headlines Issue #103  ... Read More
12 Jan 2024
Bilateral Cooperation
Economy
Logistics & Transports
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BYD, Vinfast, rouses up EV competition in Indonesia
It may be noted that BYD has also expressed its long-term commitment to expanding its business expansion in Indonesia. The company is currently having ongoing negotiations with the Indonesian  ... Read More
10 Jan 2024
Electric Vehicles
This Week's Headlines (Dec. 30, 2023 - Jan 5, 2023)
Business-Indonesia This Week's Headlines Issue #102  ... Read More
05 Jan 2024
Bilateral Cooperation
Economy
Manufacturing
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Indonesia imposes 10% tax on e-cigarettes
A new regulation imposing a 10% tax on electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes has been enacted by the Indonesian Ministry of Finance, effective from January 1, 2024.  As stipulated by Minister of  ... Read More
04 Jan 2024
Regulation
“Large” Lithium Reserve Discovered in Indonesia: Minister
A “large” reserve of lithium has been discovered in Indonesian territory, Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan, revealed at a press conference on his  ... Read More
27 Dec 2023
Energy Transition
Mining
This Week’s Headlines (Dec. 16 – 22, 2023)
Business-Indonesia This Week’s Headlines Issue #101   ... Read More
22 Dec 2023
COVID-19
Economy
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Indonesia, Japan inks agreements for further cooperation in energy transition, infrastructure, trade 
The relationship between Indonesia and Japan will remain strong if the recent results from the back-to-back meetings between Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo and Japan’s Prime Minister  ... Read More
20 Dec 2023
Bilateral Cooperation
Energy Transition
Infrastructure
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