Bank Indonesia, the country’s central bank recently announced a relaxation of the loan-to-value (LTV) and financing-to-value (FTV) ratios in the real estate sector. The move, which will come into effect from August 1, 2018, will reduce the down payment obligations of property buyers.
Bank Indonesia (BI), the country’s central bank recently raised its key interest rate for the second time within a span of just two weeks. The move is seen as an attempt to arrest the volatility of the Rupiah, the country’s currency as well as to prevent the outflow of capital from the archipelagic nation.
In this week’s ASEAN Market Watch, we take a look at the measures adopted by Indonesia to make its Halal industry attractive for investors.
For foreign workers and their employers in Indonesia, understanding the process to obtain an employment permit is essential. Read more in our latest article.
In a bid to attract more investment to support the country’s economic growth, Indonesia recently issued a new regulation granting a 100 percent Corporate Income Tax (CIT) cut to new FDI-backed businesses. Read our latest update to know more.
Indonesia has one of strongest economic fundamentals in the ASEAN region, stable governance and low political risk. Read more about Indonesia’s FDI trends and outlook for 2018 in our latest article.
With a population of over 261.1 million people, Indonesia represents a growing market for exporters and importers around the world. In this article we explain best practices for importing into and exporting out of Indonesia.
ASEAN continues to be an important FDI destination for European investors. Read more about France’s investments in Thailand, Philippines and Indonesia in the concluding part of our two-part article on French FDI in ASEAN.
The World Bank forecasts ASEAN growth to remain resilient despite risks from global and regional vulnerabilities. Read more for a country by country breakdown of the WB’s forecasts for developing ASEAN countries in our latest article.
In this week’s ASEAN Market Watch, we highlight Indonesia’s growing automotive sector, analyze Malaysia’s trade relations with India and discuss ASEAN’s manufacturing sector.