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Indonesia Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Indonesia

This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Indonesia, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Indonesia and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Indonesia.

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The Regional Economic Outlook and Indonesia

An op-ed by David Cowen, Advisor, Asia and Pacific Department; published on Bisinis Indonesia, April 28, 2014 click for more

Global Economic Prospects and the Indonesian Economy

Presentation to University of Indonesia, By Milan Zavadjil, Senior Resident Representative, Depok; November 24, 2011 click for more

Global Economic Prospects and the Indonesian Economy

Presentation to Financial Club, Milan Zavadjil, Senior Resident Representative, Jackarta, November 28, 2011 click for more

Indonesia’s Economy: Strong with Room for Improvements

Indonesia is likely to experience accelerating economic expansion—with 6 percent growth predicted for 2010 and 2011—but the IMF has warned about the threat of inflationary pressures. click for more

Asia Leading the Way

Asia is moving into a leadership role in the world economy click for more

Indonesia and the IMF

Indonesia: 2014 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press Release; and Statement by the Executive Director for Indonesia

March 19, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/74 click for more

Indonesia: Selected Issues

March 19, 2015
Series: Country Report No. 15/75 click for more

Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2014 Article IV Consultation with Indonesia

March 19, 2015

IMF Survey : Oil Price Drop Highlights Need for Diversity in Gulf Economies

December 23, 2014
Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council will have to adjust the incentives of workers and firms to encourage them to work and produce in the non-oil tradable sector if these economies are to succeed in diversifying their economies, a new IMF study says. click for more

Press Release: IMF Statement at the End of the 2014 Article IV Mission to Indonesia

December 18, 2014

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Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific

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Despite a weaker-than-expected first half of the year, the outlook for the Asia and Pacific region remains solid. The ongoing global recovery, while tepid, should support Asia's exports. Meanwhile, favorable financial and labor market conditions, as well as broadly accommodative policies, will continue to underpin domestic demand. GDP is forecast to grow by 5.5 percent for the third consecutive year in 2014, rising slightly to 5.6 percent in 2015. Financial dislocations associated with higher global interest rates, and protracted weak growth in advanced and emerging market economies are the main downside risks to the outlook. A sharper-than-anticipated downturn in China's real estate sector and less-effective-than-envisaged Abenomics in Japan would also adversely affect regional growth prospects. Geopolitical tensions could also disrupt trade and financial flows, with adverse effects on growth. Policymakers in the region should capitalize on the outlook to gradually rebuild policy space and push ahead with structural reforms to deliver sustainable growth. While there is no one-size-fits-all approach, fiscal consolidation should generally continue in a calibrated manner, especially where debt levels are higher, and monetary normalization should proceed particularly where inflation pressures are high or building up. Click for more

Resident Representative for Indonesia

Ben Bingham
Resident Representative in Indonesia
Jakarta, Indonesia
Telephone: +62-21-231 1884
telephone: +62-21-381-8801/2
Fax: +62-21-231 1939