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Reinvigorating manufacturing base urgent for exports

  • Dimas Muhamad
    Dimas Muhamad


Jakarta | Tue, February 13, 2018 | 12:49 pm
Reinvigorating manufacturing base urgent for exports Activities in an automotive assembly plant for Suzuki-brand cars in Bekasi, West Java, in this file photo. (Kompas/Totok Wijayanto)

PREMIUM President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo hit the nail on the head when he wondered that although our economy is akin to a person ticking all the right boxes at a health checkup, we are unable to run. With improved investment ratings, a major leap in the ease of doing business index and record-breaking stock valuations, it should be a piece of cake for us, yet it turns out to be a herculean task....

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