The Jakarta Post – Jakarta
Indonesia’s economic growth reached 5.8 percent in the first semester of this year or higher than 4.3 percent in the corresponding period last year, Minister of Finance Agus Martowardojo said on Monday.
The economic growth in the second semester of this year is projected to reach 6.9 percent so that the growth rate in the whole year is expected to rise to 6 percent, he said.
The finance minister made the remarks at a hearing with members of the budget agency of the House of Representatives in Jakarta. The meeting was also attended by Bank Indonesia governor Darmin Nasution, according to the kompas.com news portal
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