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The increase in fuel prices in early September 2022 caused considerable turmoil in the community because it affected spending and triggered an increase in the prices of other goods and services. This decision was taken by the government in connection with the increase in world oil prices and in order to reduce the burden on...
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The government’s policy of diverting part of the fuel subsidy to a program to strengthen social protection as of 3 September has drawn various responses from the public. On the one hand, the government explains that the fuel subsidy has been misdirected, shackles the state budget, and is prone to swelling if world oil prices...
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Because of the ongoing volatility in global oil prices, the government decided to improve the fuel subsidy program (BBM). In the midst of various signals to raise subsidized fuel prices, the government announced an additional Rp 24.17 trillion [1] allocation of social assistance. This month’s Trade and Industry Brief examines the impact of global oil...
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As the Russia-Ukraine war and the EU trade sanctions against Russia continue, the energy crisis confronts the nations of the European Union (EU) ahead of the onset of autumn and winter. Both opportunities and challenges exist for Indonesian coal exports as a result of the EU’s ban on Russian coal imports. On the one hand,...
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  The national tourism sector which has just started to emerge from the Covid19 pandemic must again prepare to face a new wave of infections originating from the Omicron BA.4 and BA.5 subvariants. Although the scale of transmission and the risk to health are not estimated to be as severe as the previous variant, the...
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  Neraca perdagangan Indonesia pada April 2022 mencatat surplus sebesar  USD 7,56 miliar. Nilai surplus ini adalah yang terbesar dalam sejarah, sekaligus surplus ke-24 bulan secara berturut-turut. Trade and Industry Brief  bulan Mei ini membahas bagaimana catatan kinerja perdagangan tersebut di satu sisi adalah faktor positif untuk pemulihan ekonomi nasional pasca pandemi, tetapi di sisi...
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Krisis tata niaga minyak goreng yang telah mulai terjadi sejak Agustus 2021 lalu belum juga berakhir. Masih tingginya harga minyak goreng di pasaran dan belum meratanya pasokan minyak curah ke seluruh pasar tradisional mendorong pemerintah mengambil langkah yang cukup berani, yaitu mengeluarkan Permendag No. 22/2022 yang melarang ekspor CPO, bahan baku minyak goreng serta minyak...
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