Chart of the Week June 18, 2021: Growth of Indonesia’s Tertiary Sector over the Past Decade

Summary: In the last decade, Indonesia’s tertiary sector has continued to grow, further surpassing the primary and secondary sector. This week’s chart illustrates Indonesia’s economic composition in terms of the percentage of the three sectors in the GDP value-added, as well as the annual growth rate of the Information and Communication industry. The chart shows that despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the tertiary sector continues to grow and has hit a new record in 2020, […]

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Drivers of Indonesia’s Economic Growth in 2021

In 2020, the Indonesian economy was critically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. A year into the pandemic, will Indonesia’s businesses regain their momentum and optimism? How have local firms adapted to the shifting economic landscape? The ACI Webinar on “Drivers of Indonesia’s Economic Growth in 2021” convened a panel of distinguished speakers to discuss the country’s […]

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Chart of the Week December 18, 2020: ASEAN’s Digitalisation in the Age of RCEP

Summary: The highest potential for growth and recovery stemming from the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is linked to e-commerce and digital trade. Particularly for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), the digital economy is a symbol for rapid and accessible opportunities to connect with suppliers, consumers, and partner firms. This week’s chart of the week […]

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What’s the Big Deal with RCEP?

Both in size and significance, the recently signed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is big for the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN). The new trade deal was signed on November 15th, 2020 after almost a decade of negotiations and brings together all 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) along with Australia, […]

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