ECONOMY

Higher Investment Grade Attracts Investors

The increasing investment grade of Indonesia according to the Standard & Poor’s is considered bringing a positive impact on the economy of Indonesia. Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati claims that more foreign investors are looking for opportunities in Indonesia.

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Eradicating Food Cartel to Maintain Stability

Food security task force has the responsibility to fight food cartel that causes food prices instability. After the government had formed the task force, the task force has arrested a food hoarder who hoarded 182 tons of garlic in a warehouse in Marunda.

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Land Grab Behind Palm Oil Industry

According to Joko, the European Union Parliament resolution only applies to palm oil. Despite this, there are many types of vegetable oil in Europe, which also contributes to deforestation.

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Boosting 35,000 MW Program

The Energy and Mineral Resources Minister has reported that the 35,000 MW power plant development program has operated power plants with 743 MW capacity until April 2017.

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