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Country Updates

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (21 July 2022)

Indonesia Tech giants meet deadline to comply with regulations on online content Removal of export levies on palm oil products until 31 August Indonesia temporarily suspends the sending of migrant workers to Malaysia Ahead of a 20 July deadline, Indonesia’s government urged companies to register for...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (7 July)

Indonesia Inflation soars higher than expected to a 5-year high in June Indonesia raises palm oil export quota Booster vaccination and public mobility restrictions to be enforced Indonesia’s consumer price index increased by 4.35% year-on-year in June, accelerating from last month’s 3.55% and exceeding Bank Indonesia’s...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (23 June)

Indonesia The seventh Cabinet reshuffle in eight years New e-commerce rules to regulate digital competition Indonesia plans to export chickens to Singapore In what was seen as a move to ensure the stability of the existing ruling coalition, President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo has ordered another...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (24 March-6 April)

Indonesia Jokowi’s rival in previous elections tops popularity poll Indonesian tech unicorn, GoTo, set to debut on Indonesia Stock Exchange Indonesia rejects Malaysia’s proposal for Malay to be ASEAN’s second language According to a survey by Indikator held in February, 32.7% of respondents said they...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (10-23 March)

Indonesia Indonesia removes quarantine requirement for all overseas travellers Indonesia seeks new investors for Nusantara following Softbank’s exit Indonesia and Singapore signs a new climate change partnership Indonesia has removed all quarantine requirements for overseas travellers entering the country from 21 March. According to tourism...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (23 Feb- 9 March)

Indonesia Indonesia eases domestic travel restrictions and reopens international travel to Bali Jokowi calls for ceasefire in Russia and Ukraine war Indonesia has eased travel restrictions for domestic travel and international travellers can now enter Bali without the need for quarantine. Coordinating Minister for Maritime...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (10-23 Feb)

Indonesia Indonesia relaxes quarantine rules as the country looks at reopening travel Indonesia reports a $2 billion budget surplus in January Indonesia signs a set of bilateral agreements with Singapore to resolve long-standing issues Indonesia is planning to reduce quarantine rules for fully vaccinated international...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (26 Jan-9 Feb)

Indonesia Indonesia records full-year GDP growth of 3.69% in 2021 Government reintroduced COVID restrictions as cases surge Indonesia’s economy expanded in 2021, with full-year growth of 3.69%, largely in line with analysts’ expectations and the official government forecast. The country recorded a 2.07% contraction in...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (5-19 Jan)

ASEAN Country Updates (19 Jan) Indonesia Indonesia’s economy is expected to rebound in 2022, bolstered by rise in commodity prices and strong domestic demand Bank Indonesia expected to hold rates till second half of 2022 (Reuters poll) Indonesia to name new capital in East Kalimantan...

[PREMIUM] Country Updates (25 Nov- 8 Dec)

Myanmar Ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi gets jail sentence (7 Dec) On Monday, 6 December, Aung San Suu Kyi was sentenced to four years jail for inciting dissent and breaching Covid-19 rules. However, she had her jail sentence reduced from four years to two years after...