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RI risks falling into middle-income trap

  • Raras Cahyafitri

    The Jakarta Post

Tokyo | Sat, October 13 2012 | 10:33 am

PREMIUM Indonesia risks falling into a so-called middle-income trap if it fails to improve infrastructure needed to sustain faster economic growth, says the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

“This [middle-income trap] is going to happen sometime from now. It is essential to focus on how to sustainably release capital and infrastructure spending in Indonesia,” IMF Asia and Pacific department di...