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Unleashing potential of Indonesia’s creative economy

  • Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen
    Rasmus Abildgaard Kristensen


Nusa Dua, Bali | Thu, November 8, 2018 | 02:07 pm
Unleashing potential of Indonesia’s creative economy Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita (right) talks to a business owner in front of a counter displaying locally made sandals during a visit to a shopping mall in Kuta, Bali. (Antara/Fikri Yusuf)

PREMIUM This week, Indonesia is hosting the first-ever World Conference on Creative Economy. The conference is an important and very timely initiative by the Creative Economy Agency (Bekraf). 

The creative sector already plays a vital role in Indonesia’s economy. According to Bekraf, the sector contributed 7.4 percent to the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) and accoun...

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