Weekly Insights Archive

Accelerates the Regulation Streamlining

The government plans to revise at least 74 regulations to ease investment. All changes would be summarized in the Omnibus Law.

Negative Signs from Textile Industry

The government plans to prepare some regulatory incentives for the textile industry, which is currently under pressure due to difficulty competing with imported products.

Indonesian Retail Industry’s: Not All Gloom and Doom?

One of the biggest retail companies in Indonesia, Giant, has been closing dozens of its stores permanently. The store closures started last year and still have not finished yet. Is this the sign of the retail industry’s impending gloom and doom?

Patrick Sugito Walujo Networks

The Patrick Sugito Walujo and Jerry Ng duo surfaced last week following the planned acquisition 51 percent stake in PT Bank Artos Tbk, which is classified under the BUKU 1 category.

PND: Indonesia’s Lord of Oil and Gas Data

The government will open data on oil and gas to potential investors, as stated in the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Regulation No. 7/2019 on the management and utilization of oil and gas data.

Watch Out for Economic Instability

Indonesia recorded the worst international trade performance in history. As announced by the Statistics Indonesia (BPS), the trade deficit reached US$ 2.5 billion in April 2019.

Will Mining Land Control Map Change?

SOE Minister Rini Soemarno requested that land concessions owned by contractors above the provisions of the Mineral and Coal Law No. 4/2009 to be transferred to SOEs when contract extensions are made.

Polemic of Mining Sanctions

Reduction of coal production quota raises a polemic as the regional government submitted a protest to the central government.