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Jakarta giving private sector priority for infrastructure projects

Most bankable schemes should be financed by private firms, ministers told
Friday, November 28, 2014 - 05:50

Jakarta

NEEDING some US$450 billion for Indonesia's infrastructure by 2019, new President Joko Widodo has ordered ministers to give private investors first pick of money-making projects rather than let state agencies grab them as they usually do.

Mr Joko will have to change