Indonesia's recent economic performance has been below potential. According to Statistics Indonesia, the country's real GDP growth slowed to 4.7% y/y in Q1 2015, down from 5.0% in Q4 2014 and the slowest rate of expansion noted since Q4 2009.
News and Industry Highlights
Investors keen on Asean but sceptical about AEC.
Sugar exports to Europe drop after peak year.
Textile sector to get Rp 3 trillion investment this year.
Confidence into Asian markets urged.
Modest vehicle sales seen.
Rice exports highest in over 50 years.
Electric vehicles attract lenders.
Manufacturing economy contracts.
Rice export title still proves elusive.
Vietnamese coffee face competition from China.