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Indonesia Picks $97 Billion of Projects, Including 5 Airports, to Propel Recovery

May 29, 2020 – Indonesia will focus on infrastructure projects and social programs worth $97 billion over the next five years as..

by Arys Aditya and Harry Suhartono, Bloomberg

US Pharma Company to Relocate Plant to Central Java From China

May 18, 2020 –  Indonesia is preparing a 4,000-hectare industrial complex in Brebes, Central Java, for a US pharmaceutical company relocating..

by Leonard A.L. Cahyoputra, JakartaGlobe

Moving a Capital City to the Jungle

January 24, 2020 – As a year of fires around the world from Brazil to Australia drew to a close, Indonesia’s capital was having the opposite problem..

by Philip Heijmans, Hannah Dormido, and Adrian Leung, Bloomberg

HK BUD fund

20 January, 2020 – To help Hong Kong enterprises capture the opportunities arising from the National 12th Five-Year Plan, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government..

by Hong Kong Productivity Council

Indonesia’s economy to slightly recover in 2020 as global uncertainties ease

January 14, 2020 – Indonesia’s economy is expected to perform slightly better in 2020 on the back of improved commodity prices..

by Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, The Jakarta Post

Trade between Indonesia and the EU likely to get more tense, with dairy at the center

January 5, 2020 – The row began last year after the European Union declared last March that palm oil causes deforestation and should not be considered a renewable or sustainable resource.

by Richard Whitehead, Dairy Reporter

Insights and trends of e-commerce in Indonesia

November 6, 2019 – Indonesia has the largest population in Southeast Asia, by far, and an e-commerce penetration that is still very low..

by Jeffrey Bahar, Asean Up

Indonesia Aims for Fastest Growth of Jokowi’s Term

August 28, 2019 – The Indonesian president’s words were surprisingly steadfast and straightforward. Holding the attention of an a..

by Ian Morse, The Diplomat

Hong Kong seeks new markets through Asean free-trade deal as US-China trade war rages on

June 10, 2019 – The intensifying US-China trade war has battered Hong Kong, prompting it to look to new markets and trade mechanisms such as those presented by..

by Denise Tsang & Kanis Leung, South China Morning Post

Consumption king for Indonesia's new middle class

April 11, 2019 – It’s early afternoon at Jakarta’s Kemang Village shopping mall and despite the monsoonal heat the country’s new consumer class are sitting in..

by Angus Grigg, AFR

Hong Kong budget 2019 offers boost for businesses looking abroad for new markets amid US-China trade war

February 27, 2019 – Businesses in Hong Kong will get more money and access to extra overseas markets under a programme intended to boost their reach and counter the negative impact..

by Denise Tsang & Kanis Leung, South China Morning Post


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