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UPDATE 2-Indonesia president orders ministers to target lower exports of raw coal

23 Oct 2020

* Plan could offset slowing exports -analyst (Adds coal miners association comment, detail)

Indonesia sees China firms lead 'commitment' for $35 billion nickel investments

17 Oct 2020

JAKARTA Indonesia expects to see investment in nickel processing, as well as petrochemicals, double to $35 billion by 2033, led by investors from China seeking to expand their businesses in Southeast's biggest economy.

UPDATE 2-Indonesia c.bank holds rates, favours QE to support coronavirus-hit economy

13 Oct 2020

* Governor says QE more effective tool than rates to support GDP

Indonesians police fire water cannons at protesters rallying against jobs law

06 Oct 2020

JAKARTA Indonesian police used water cannons and tear gas on Tuesday to disperse protesters rallying against a new jobs law in two cities on the island of Java, according to a police spokesman and media reports.

Indonesia says battery-grade nickel project drops deep-sea waste plan

02 Oct 2020

JAKARTA An Indonesian nickel smelting project being built by China's Tsingshan Group and partner companies to produce battery-grade chemicals has withdrawn a request to dispose of waste in the ocean, a government official said on Friday.

Italy's Eni set to take over Indonesian Deepwater Development: regulator

30 Sep 2020

JAKARTA Italy's Eni is expected to take over the Indonesian Deepwater Development (IDD) project as operator Chevron sells its interest in the gas venture, the chairman of the country's upstream oil and gas regulator said on Wednesday.

UPDATE 1-Indonesia c.bank holds rates to underpin rupiah

17 Sep 2020

JAKARTA, Sept 17 Indonesia's central bank held its key interest rate unchanged on Thursday to keep the rupiah currency stable, as the governor stressed that quantitative easing was a better way to support an economy tipping into recession due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Indonesia's debt monetization scheme only for 2020, says finmin

04 Sep 2020

JAKARTA Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati said on Friday that Bank Indonesia (BI) will buy government debt with zero return for only this year and also pledged the central bank will stay independent despite concerns its mandate may change.

UPDATE 1-Bank Indonesia defends rupiah as doubts rise over c.bank independence

02 Sep 2020

* Rupiah falls on worry over BI independence, debt monetisation

UPDATE 1-Indonesia August inflation slips to new 20-year low

01 Sep 2020

* C.bank benchmark rate at 4% now, having been cut 4 times ytd (Adds comments by economists)

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