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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

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


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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