AIC Senior Fellow Dr Wilmar Salim finds a silver lining in the dark cloud of the pandemic, looking beyond just economic sectors to examine the geographical distribution of growth.
“[We are establishing] the maritime highway to lower price disparity in eastern Indonesia and to bring balance,” the Transportation Minister said last week.
Australia’s post-harvest technologies and Indonesia’s multi-modal transport flexibility were identified as key areas for collaboration at the AIC’s recent supply chains discussion.
Indonesia needs to move beyond resources and move up the value chain with more investment in complex and lucrative commodity processing.
Kargo’s use of big data has been critical in creating greater market efficiency amid significant disruptions to the sector.
Indonesia posted a bigger trade surplus than expected as exports improved while domestic demand for imports remained subdued.
We asked a young seaweed distributor in Palopo, South Sulawesi, to explain supply chain concerns and opportunities amid covid-19.
“My initial view that farmers live in hardship and poverty has changed,” said the 30-year-old. “With a touch of innovation and technology, it is a promising opportunity.”
Bland has written the first English-language biography of Joko and it delivers a hard-headed assessment of the leader’s priorities.
‘If I give up, all my effort is for nothing’: international students thrown into Melbourne lockdown despair
Cut off from coronavirus government support and with few immediate job prospects, many students are desperate.
The Australia-ASEAN Power Link may be the most ambitious renewable energy project underway anywhere.
Senator Penny Wong and experts from The University of Melbourne and CSIS Indonesia have called for more effective multilateralism and less deference to the interests of China and the US.
Entangling universities with geopolitics can mean a bad student experience has a far broader cost.
The research team presented innovative ready-to-serve beverage products, both concentrate syrup and powdered ‘instant drinks’, made from rosella flower petals.