Sri Mulyani Indrawati: Asia's best finance minister

Indonesia's finance chief returned to a job she held from 2005 to 2010, and wasted no time in stamping her authority. She's a deserving Finance Minister of the Year.

Sri Mulyani Indrawati: Asia's best finance minister

When Sri Mulyani Indrawati became Indonesia’s finance minister last July, returning to a job she held between 2005 and 2010, the country had missed its revenue target for seven years running. It was clear to her what the first order of business should be.

“She made sure our budget was credible,” Robert Pakpahan, Indonesia’s director general of budget financing and risk management, told FinanceAsia

In particular, she emphasised...

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