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Inflation up, exports down

  • Esther Samboh

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, September 6 2011 | 07:00 am

PREMIUM An uncertain global economy has put pressure on Indonesia’s economy, as the yearly inflation rate grew in August for the first time since January over surging gold prices, while export growth slowed due to sliding global demand.

Last month, investors worldwide sold risky assets and shifted to safe havens amid mounting worries of a global economic slowdown, pushing up gold prices by 12.3 p...