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Indonesia Forecast 5.1% Growth in 2017

Jakarta | 6th April 2017

According to the Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Indonesian economy is expected to grow 5.10% in 2017.  The inflation rate for 2017 is expected to be 4.0%.

” Indonesia to Grow 5.1% in 2017 “

In 2015, the Indonesia economy had grown 4.9%.  Indonesia is being led by President Jokowi.  Indonesia has the 3rd largest population in Asia, with more than 257 million population.

Official Press Release by Asian Development Bank


Indonesia Population:

257,563,815 or 257.56 million according to World Bank 2015


Watch Video: Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo Interview – BBC News

He is the leader of the world’s most populous Muslim country and the biggest economy in South East Asia, but President Widodo of Indonesia has gained world-wide attention recently for his controversial plans to “wipe out” paedophilia with new laws authorising chemical castration. Yalda Hakim met President Widodo this week to quiz him about this and a wide range of other topics including the South China Sea, Islamic extremism and the government’s stance on homosexuality..

Credits: BBC and Youtube


Watch Video: Ankur Patel talks about Indonesia’s economy

Credits: CTGN and Youtube


Watch Video: Indonesian Economic Growth

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