Indonesia's economic growth is slowed by poor transport infrastructure. This paper provides some rough estimates, generated using a regional CGE model (IndoTERM), of the possible benefits to Indonesia of reducing transport costs.
Indonesia's growth has long been constrained by sluggish infrastructure development. An often-cited example is Tanjung Priok port, which serves more than two-thirds of the country's international trade.
Scientists are forecasting that there may be a severe El Niño weather event lasting through mid-2016. For Indonesia, El Niño events are associated with prolonged drought, with adverse effects on food and cash crop production.
Azerbaijan has set the course for the economy to reduce its dependence on oil by promoting new drivers of growth. This publication emphasizes the need for diversification, particularly in the agriculture, tourism, and manufacturing sectors.
This book explores issues relating to the role and performance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in Azerbaijan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan, the People's Republic of China, and Viet Nam, with insights on evolving roles in the Republic of Korea.