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The Government Continous to Improve the Investment Climate to Survive Global Uncertainty

Jakarta, 14/08/2019 MoF - The government always attempt to make policies to improve competition so that the economy is not too easily swayed by changes in the global environment. This was stated by Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati after attending Limited Meeting (Ratas) at the President Office, Jakarta, on Tuesday (13/08).

She emphasized that the global influence would certainly affected Indonesia in the form of Rupiah exchange rate, stock price index, bonds, SBSN. According to her, as quoted from Secretariat of the Cabinet (Setkab) website, all parties must ensure that growth must be driven from investment so that Indonesia can continue to grow above 5 percent without causing vulnerability to the highly volatile global environment.

Therefore, the Minister of Finance stated that investment has to inflow to Indonesia by increasing investment attractiveness such as the quality of infrastructure, the quality of human resources (HR) including the expertise of Indonesian workers and productivity.

"Therefore, investments that primarily originate and can cause capital inflow must be one of the most important tasks. How investment policies in Indonesia also include the incentives provided," stated the Minister. (nr/ds)