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Indonesia: Government to increase airport tax: Minister

The government plans to increase fees for airplane passenger services, widely known as airport taxes, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi said in Jakarta on Monday. He said the airport tax increase would be implemented particularly at airports under the management of state-owned airport operator PT Angkasa Pura II (AP II). “We are discussing the airport tax increase. […]

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Indonesia: Rice Prices Climb despite September 0.18% Deflation

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Central Statistics Agency (BPS) noted there was a 0.18 percentdeflation in September 2018 compared to the previous month. Nevertheless, some commodity groups are still experiencing price hikes albeit with a thin margin. “Rice prices are up 0.9 percent. But because the increase is less than one percent, we don’t highlight it as it only has 0.01 percent impact on inflation,” […]

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Indonesia records 0.18 percent deflation in September

For the second successive month, Indonesia recorded deflation, with the figure for September at 0.18 percent, higher than 0.05 percent deflation the previous month, Statistics Indonesia (BPS) announced on Monday. The latest figure brings year-to-date (ytd) inflation to 1.94 percent, while year-on-year (yoy) inflation stands at 2.88 percent. September’s deflation was also in contrast with […]

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