Indonesia’s retail association (Aprindo) sees that retail sales grew 15%-20% YoY during the Lebaran season in this year.
Government had promised of using its imported rice and meat to intervene the market during the peak of Eid al Fitr.
BI will announce accommodative macroprudential policy in June to stimulate loan and economic growth, especially in housing and property sector.
Lalu, bagaimana cara untuk membiasakan investasi? Sederhana, mulailah untuk ikut menjadi investor reksa dana.
Investment will still become the main driver of growth at around 7.4% YoY.
Membangun kecerdasan finansial adalah mengenalkan arti penting investasi khususnya reksadana.
Rice price was down -1.25% MoM decline in April but its price, especially the medium quality (Rp 11,900), still above government ceiling price (Rp 9,500).
Rebalancing of global bonds index in May-June, previous rating upgrade from Moodys and lower inflation in 2Q18 will give only limited upside to Rupiah and Indonesia’s bonds.
Main media social oke. Tapi lebih oke lagi bila kini mulai untuk “main investasi”.
Indonesia export grew 6.1% YoY (10.24% MoM) to USD 15.6 bn in March. However, a potential pick up of consumption goods import growth starting April as domestic firm will face Ramadhan period starting in May.
Reksadana adalah investasinya cewek milenial. Dengan pilihan instrument investasi seperti pasar uang, saham, atau lainnya, cewek milenial akan mendapat keuntungan yang luar biasa di samping dapat mempertahankan gaya hidupnya di masa tua sekalipun.
March inflation was at 0.20% MoM (3.40% YoY), which came above Bloomberg consensus but slightly below our estimates.
Rupiah was the main focus as global volatility rose due to The Fed policy stance and US protectionism policy. BI will retain its policy rate on in 2018 before lifting it up in the beginning of 2019.
“Gue gak suka reksadana” begitu kata seorang kawan dengan nada keras. Kenapa emangnya? Katanya, sekarang ini banyak investasi bodong.
Better performance of manufacture stimulated positive job growth for the first time in nearly one-half year.
Tax revenue still generate positive catalyst after it recorded 13.6% YoY growth (2017: 8.6% YoY) to Rp 160.7 tn (9.9% of target) in the first two month 2018 (2M18).
According to BPS, food inflation was trending down to 0.13% MoM (3.40% YoY) as New Year high season has ended. Following the uptrend of oil price, Pertamina increased its non-subsidized fuel even until 2 times for several products.
Bank Indonesia (BI) retained its policy rate at 4.25% in the latest BoG meeting. Central bank kept its eye open to watch rising global volatility due to increasing expectation of higher FFR increase in 2018.
BPS recorded Indonesia export price experienced deflation at -1.49% YoY (-0.05% MoM), making the export value growth remained single digit. Significant growth of imports brought trade balance to deficit territory for two months in a row.
Full year growth was at 5.07% which made Indonesia for the first time reached a trillion US dollar GDP. Food and Beverages, which had biggest proportion of consumption, stimulated higher consumption growth as it grew 5.37% YoY or the highest in 2017.
Annual inflation was dragged down to 3.25% due to high basis in January 2016. In line with our estimation, food inflation remained high in the beginning of 2018 with 2.34% MoM (2.95% YoY). Pertamina increased some fuel prices like Pertalite (Ron 90) by 1.3% to Rp7,600/liter and Pertamax (Ron 92) by 2.3% to Rp8,600/liter.
Bank Indonesia (BI) retained its policy rate at 4.25% in the beginning of 2018. BI decided to accelerate the implementation of new macroprudential policy after assessing weak domestic banking intermediation and procyclicality behavior.
BPS reported that Indonesia’s exports were down 3.45% MoM (6.93% YoY) in December, below our expectation and Bloomberg consensus (see table on the left). BPS reveals that aggregate price only grew 0.71% YoY and even decrease on monthly basis at -4.39% MoM. November imports data still had a strong annual growth at 17.83% YoY even though slightly decreased by 0.29% MoM.
Indonesia entered year end high season with a milder inflation in November. Food inflation was reported at 0.37% MoM (-0.49% YoY), much lower than previous year at 1.66% MoM (8.52% YoY). Low core inflation at 0.13% MoM (3.05% YoY) showed that domestic demand was still struggle to recover. November’s Large Wholesale Price Index (LWPI) for non Oil and Gas increased by 0.39% MoM.
Palm oil remains the most traded vegetable oil in the world with only three countries to supply 75% of total world production, i.e. Indonesia, Malaysia and Argentina. The palm oil plantations in Indonesia has faced a long standing environmental and social issue and due to moratorium imposed by the Government since 2011, the annual growth of Indonesian palm oil output experiencing a downward trend.