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Car Exports in 2014 Rising Steadily

Indonesian Automotive Industry: Car Exports in 2014 Rising Steadily Indonesian car exports may reach 310,000 vehicles in 2014, a 12.72 percentage point growth from last year (275,000 vehicles). Exports of completely built up (CBU) units are expected to number 200,000 while completely knocked down (CKD) units are estimated to reach 110,000 2 units by the…

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Government Targets GDP Growth of 5.8% in 2015

Courtesy of The Indonesian government is optimistic that the country’s economic growth will accelerate to 5.8 percent (year-on-year) in 2015 from an expected growth pace of 5.5 percent in 2014. The key to next year’s improved gross domestic product (GDP) growth of Indonesia is the higher forecast for global economic growth. In 2015, the…


New Mining Law Incurs Delays

Courtesy of The construction of smelting and refining facilities in Indonesia – as stipulated in the new and controversial 2009 Mining Law – remains troublesome because several mining companies have delayed construction pending the judicial review of the 2009 Mining Law by the Constitutional Court of Indonesia. Meanwhile, Indonesia’s Association of Bauxite and Iron…


Indonesia Awards Shale Gas Contracts

Indonesia Awards Second Shale Gas Block To Three Foreign Firms JAKARTA, June 23 (Reuters) – Indonesia’s energy and mining ministry on Monday awarded its second shale gas exploration block to a consortium of foreign oil firms that included New Zealand Oil & Gas Ltd.The New Zealand company, along with Canada’s Bukit Energy and Pacific Oil…


Clariant doubles masterbatch and pigment capacity

Clariant doubles masterbatch and pigment capacity in Indonesia Swiss speciality chemicals firm Clariant has inaugurated enhancements to its production facility in Indonesia, at its Tangerang site. The significant increase in production capacity and upgrading of local facilities has been undertaken to “better support the strong growth in demand for pigments, masterbatches, personal care, home care…


Food and Hotel Indonesia 2013 Show Report

FOOD & HOTEL INDONESIA 2013, The 12th International Hotel, Catering Equipment, Food and Drink Exhibition and RETAIL INDONESIA 2013, the 11th International Retail Technology, Equipment, Display and Storage Exhibition was held on 10 – 13 April 2013 at the Jakarta International Expo Kemayoran, Indonesia. Organised by PT. Pamerindo Indonesia, a member of Allworld Exhibitions attracted…