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‘Procurement failures’ to blame for budget surplus

  • Andreas D. Arditya

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, May 4 2012 | 09:10 am

PREMIUM The City Development Planning Board (Bappeda) has blamed procurement failures for most of its staggering Rp 6.47 trillion (US$705.23 million) surplus from last year’s Rp 31.7 trillion budget.

Wahyu Wijayanto, Bappeda’s head of development-planning information, said Thursday that tender cancellations and underperforming procurements were the major causes of the extraordinary amount of mo...