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Jokowi heads to 2018 with backing of stronger Indonesian economy

Foreign investment picking up, inflation is subdued, and employment rate has increased

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When Mr Joko took office in October 2014, he was faced with a slowing economy and a weakening currency.

Jakarta

INDONESIA'S economy is in a stronger position as it enters 2018, bolstering President Joko Widodo as the nation gears up for elections.

Having notched up growth above 5 per cent in every quarter so far this year, the economy is forecast by the government to expand 5.4 per...

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