Indonesia will temporarily remove a luxury tax on sales of some cars to bolster its automotive industry, which has been badly hit by mobility restrictions to contain the coronavirus epidemic, its economic ministry said.
Southeast Asia is at the heart of many global supply chains, acting as a valued trade, investment and growth driver for the region. In the global race to net-zero, there is a growing need to recognize and tackle the carbon emissions burden of supply chains.
Indonesia’s ambitious biodiesel programme will increase the risks of deforestation as more tropical forest could be cleared to grow palm oil, environmentalists have warned.
The Indonesian Government is reportedly looking to Mexico as an alternate source of live cattle, after Australian cattle hit record prices and Jakarta meat sellers go on strike.
The government will prioritise Java and Bali islands for the first round of vaccination programs due to their high number of COVID-19 cases.
Universities are making a serious mistake in closing down Indonesian-language programs just when Australia needs to strengthen it relationships and trade with Asian neighbours, the head of a leading languages organisation says.
Tesla, the U.S. automaker, will send delegations to Indonesia next month to discuss potential investment in a supply chain for its electric vehicles, the government said in a statement.
Indonesia is pushing ahead with a sovereign wealth fund that it hopes will pull in international capital to fund big-ticket projects including the planned new capital on the island of Borneo.
Among those making up the grain harvest receivals team at the Australian silo site in northern NSW, are Indonesian workers Tantan Mukti and Caecilia Chanata.
The government’s preemployment card program is facing issues over low distribution in the eastern part of Indonesia, as the country continues to Read more
Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo’s address to the Australian Parliament in February 2020 reiterated that Indonesia and Australia cannot choose their neighbours and that their proximity is destiny.
Indonesia fell into recession for the first time in more than 20 years in the third quarter as the COVID-19 pandemic battered consumption and business activity in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, official data showed on Thursday.
“COVID-19 presents the greatest global challenge in our lifetime. It has caused unprecedented health and economic distress for countries across the globe and severely impacted our region,” write Josh Frydenberg and Sri Mulyani Indrawati.