Archive for the ‘Indonesia’ Category

Indonesia’s Economy Bounced Back In 2021

Via Nikkei Asia, a report on Indonesia’s economy: Indonesia’s economy returned to growth in 2021, rebounding from its first contraction in two decades the year before as coronavirus-induced restrictions eased and business got back into gear. The gross domestic product of Southeast Asia’s largest economy climbed 3.69% from a year earlier, government data showed on […]

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Indonesia’s Economic Vision: Opportunities for Latin America

Via The Diplomat, an article on how Indonesia’s attempt at economic transformation may offers opportunities, if Latin American countries are ready to seize them: Industry in Indonesia is going through a series of changes in its development with a view to contributing significantly to the Vision 2045 proposed by the country’s ruling class. Vision 2045 […]

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Asia’s Coffee Revolution: From Indonesia to Vietnam

Via Nikkei Asia, a report on Asia’s coffee revolution: Not a day goes by without a cup of coffee for Leo Hao, a native of Shanxi Province in China now working in Shanghai. The branding executive used to drink tea but switched to coffee in 2013 under the influence of his then-girlfriend, who is now […]

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New China-Backed ‘Green’ Industrial Zone On Borneo

Via Eurasia Review, an article on a new China-backed ‘green’ industrial zone On Borneo: Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo broke ground Tuesday on a U.S. $132-billion “green” industrial estate on Borneo to be built with investments from China and the United Arab Emirates and electrified by a Chinese-funded hydropower plant. When finished the 30,000-hectare (116-square-mile) industrial […]

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Indonesia’s Digital Market Could Grow to $300B In Next 3 Years

Via CNBC, an article on Indonesia’s technology market which could grow to between $200 billion and $300 billion in size the coming years: Indonesia’s technology market is at an inflection point and could grow exponentially to reach between $200 billion and $300 billion in the next two to three years, said John Riady, director of Lippo […]

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China Building Indonesia Into An EV Powerhouse

Via Asia Times, a report on how China’s investments in Indonesia’s nickel, copper and other ores used in electric vehicles are lifting nation’s industrial prospects: Chief investment minister Luhut Panjaitan has few concerns about China’s iron grip on Indonesia’s nickel industry as other major investors flock to a country with the range of mineral elements needed […]

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Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.