RaboResearch - Economisch Onderzoek

Landenrapport

Indonesia: Widodo is turning the tide (Engelstalig)

Economic growth in Indonesia slowed down in 2015 to a post Global Financial Crisis low, mainly due to weak external demand. We expect a gradual economic recovery in 2016, driven by rising infrastructure investments due to a more decisive government.

Themabericht

Asia-Pacific: agricultural perspectives (Engelstalig)

Asia Pacific is a decisive component in the global food chain. Asia’s large and growing population and rising incomes will continue to drive demand for food, agricultural commodities and resources. But Asia cannot produce enough to support itself.

Themabericht

Asia-Pacific: can Asia’s convergence story continue? (Engelstalig)

Demographics will provide headwinds in the developed countries of APAC and China, and tailwinds in South Asia. While total factor productivity growth has fallen, the innovation outlook for the APAC region is still relatively favourable.

Landenrapport

Country Report Indonesia (Engelstalig)

The Indonesian economy has slowed down due to lower commodity prices and the inability of President Widodo to implement reforms and planned infrastructure investments. Meanwhile, he has resorted to populist policies to boost popular support.

Special

Voortgang in de economische integratie van de ASEAN?

De oprichting van de ASEAN economische gemeenschap (AEC) is een stap voorwaarts in de richting van verdere regionale integratie. De deadline van 31 december 2015 zal echter niet gehaald worden, ook daarna zal er nog een hoop werk moeten worden verzet.

Economisch commentaar

Indonesië: Een goed begin is het halve werk

De Indonesische overheid heeft de subsidies op brandstoffen verlaagd. Deze eerste maatregel van de nieuwe president van Indonesië, Joko Widodo, is een goed begin.

Landenrapport

Country report Indonesia (Engelstalig)

The reform process in Indonesia is not expected to speed up markedly under the new government, but growth is expected to accelerate somewhat. Indonesia remains vulnerable to deteriorating financial markets sentiment.

Landenrapport

Country Report Indonesia (Engelstalig)

The policy focus in Indonesia is on macroeconomic stabilisation, while protectionist policies have been implemented in the past months. Growth is expected to slow to 5.4% in 2014. No major new structural reforms are expected from the next government.

Landenrapport

Country Report Indonesia (Engelstalig)

The third free presidential elections in Indonesia’s history (1H2014) will bring a new president into office, as Yudhoyono is barred from participating after completing two terms. There is no clear favorite, increasing policy uncertainty. Also, the external position is weakening.