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Analysis: Consumer sector looking tasty in 2018

  • Michael Wilson Setjoadi


Jakarta | Thu, December 7 2017 | 01:44 am
Analysis: Consumer sector looking tasty in 2018

PREMIUM Heading into 2018, we upgrade Indonesia’s consumer staples sector from “neutral” to “overweight” and maintain our stance on the discretionary sector, due to several key factors.

The first factor is that the 33 percent year-on-year (yoy) increase in 2018 social assistance budget will likely raise the average size of the consumer wallet as there will be more recipients of noncash st...