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IMF chief urges Jakarta to boost growth to create jobs

From left: Ms Indrawati, Ms Lagarde and Mr Widodo visiting the crowded Tanah Abang textile market in Jakarta on Monday.


INTERNATIONAL Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde on Monday called on Indonesia to boost its potential growth rate and channel revenues to more development spending to help create jobs for its growing labour force.

After meeting with President Joko Widodo at...