Chamber of Indonesia Commerce and
Industry (Kadin) declared Indonesian economy that is actually very promising
for both domestic and foreign investors. However, there are still weaknesses seeing
by Kadin of the economy that need to be addressed. Vice Chairman of Kadin
Indonesia, Novian Anindya Bakrie said, promising Indonesian economy is
evidenced by incoming investment, private consumption, and vibrant business
"But there are still some
weaknesses that Indonesia's economic structure needs to be addressed now,"
said Anindya at Menara Kadin Jakarta, Wednesday (06/03/2013).
Anindya see Indonesia's economic
weakness is in the trade deficit. Currently due to larger imports than exports
then it makes more Indonesian trade balance to be deficit. Moreover, the
largest import of oil and gas.
On the other hand, Anindya also
highlights subsidy of oil (BBM) to the people who actually are not even on
target. Current budget fuel subsidy enjoyed by the rich instead.
"As the impact, the deficit
and the high pressure gas imports that led to the weakening of the
rupiah," he added.
Again, the actual budget for
infrastructure even neglected. He rated in the last few months that there is no
improvement of government policy so that a problem cannot be resolved. Though
foreign investors intending to invest in Indonesia as it will look up the
bureaucratic infrastructure. If not good, then foreign investors will pull out