* Plan could offset slowing exports -analyst
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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.
* Governor says QE more effective tool than rates to support
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.
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smelting project being built by China's Tsingshan Group and partner companies to produce battery-grade chemicals has withdrawn a request to dispose of waste in the ocean, a government official said on Friday.
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.
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.
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.
* Rupiah falls on worry over BI independence, debt
* C.bank benchmark rate at 4% now, having been cut 4 times
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