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Indonesia's quarterly economic growth lower than expected at 4.73%

Indonesia's total government spending quickened to rise 6.56 per cent from a year earlier. After a slow start to the year, authorities have kick-started infrastructure projects in recent months.


INDONESIA's economy expanded less than analysts estimated last quarter on weak household spending and exports, underscoring the challenge for the government as it seeks to build infrastructure and lift business confidence.

Gross domestic product rose 4.73 per cent in the...

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