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Jokowi’s second term: economic challenges and outlook

25 Jul 2019
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After winning the 2019 election, President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo’s has a great opportunity to bring the Indonesian economy into a stronger footing.

Jokowi’s economic policies achieved mixed outcomes in his first term (2014–2019). He hasn’t delivered a promised 7% economic growth, but steady 5% growth is perceived as a commendable achievement, given slowing global growth, rising uncertainties, and low commodity prices. Macroeconomic stability has been well maintained, and Indonesia’s creditworthiness has improved during this first term.

Publication Details
Issue: 
Strategic Insights 145
Language: 
English
License Type: 
All Rights Reserved
Published year only: 
2019
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