The ABC of Indonesian infrastructure financing

One of Indonesia's leading infrastructure experts discusses the country's progress in financing its massive infrastructure programme.

The ABC of Indonesian infrastructure financing
Edward Gustely

Indonesia wants to lift itself to middle income status. To do so, the Ministry of National Development Planning, Bappenas, has estimated the country needs Rp5.5 quadrillion $385 billion in infrastructure development between 2015 and 2019.

But there is also a more pressing need to sort out the country’s transportation bottlenecks, which add to the cost of doing business. The country has roughly 2.5 million young people entering the workforce each year and it needs to...

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