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Consumer sentiment remains strong but jobs need protection

  • Debnath Guharoy

Consultant | Tue, February 17 2009 | 02:05 pm

PREMIUM Last week's update reported the relative calm in Indonesia's fast moving consumer goods industries. The basket of five "essentials" reflecting all-weather products are still faring well, though there is strong evidence of downtrading in some categories, influenced by the overall rising cost of everyday shopping. The news for the consumer durables market is similarly stab...