ya Insights | Tenggara Strategics


Applauding 2017, achieving in 2018

It is certainly not easy to predict how the Indonesian economy will fare in 2018, especially because the global economy is not yet showing any signs of stability. Several institutions have forecast that the Indonesian economy will maintain its growth...


Key issues facing Indonesia's upstream industry in 2018

Indonesia’s oil and gas industry continues to be of strategic national importance in providing energy security and government revenue, as well as being a key driver in supporting the country’s future economic growth targets. However,...


Property market: light at the end of the tunnel

No matter what you’re going through, there’s light at the end of the tunnel. That is quoted from Demi Lovato, who started her career as a child actress in Barney & Friends and then grew up to be one of the most popular female icons. H...


Healthy and resilient national banking sector will drive growth of real estate sector

Lenders play an important role in moving the economy forward as they disburse capital to support businesses, a function which has numerous multiplier effects: opening new jobs, driving manufacturing and industry, and many more. Therefore, it’s ...


Enormous possibilities of an improbable country

President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo recently passed the mid-point of his current term. This may be an opportune occasion to assess what has been achieved and the challenges and opportunities on the road to creating a predominantly middle-incom...


Banking business looks ready for a rebound in 2018

Entering 2018, the pressure on global liquidity is likely to come from the policy normalization process of global central banks. The Federal Reserve (Fed), the central bank of the United States, plans to scale back its US$4.5 trillion balance sheet, ...