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How structural reforms impact growth

Jakarta | Mon, April 9, 2018 | 11:31 am
How structural reforms impact growth Power up: A worker checks one of the overhead lines running along the railway at Jatinegara Train Station in East Jakarta on Wednesday. A new cable was installed to boost the tracks’ power capacity. (JP/P.J. Leo)

PREMIUM Although economic growth notched up above 5 percent in 2017, many people are still unsatisfied. The exact growth rate of 5.07 percent is below the target of 5.2 percent specified in the revised 2017 state budget (APBN-P). 

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its 2017 report on the Article IV consultation with Indonesia estimates the output gap at 0.5 percent of GDP. That m...

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