Indonesia’s economy grew by 5.17% in the second quarter of 2023, defying the impact of higher interest rates, elevated prices, and a commodity slowdown. This growth was stronger than expected and was the highest rate in three quarters.
The growth was largely supported by strong household and government spending, despite weakening exports amid falling commodity prices. The global commodity rally lifted prices of key shipments like coal, palm oil, iron, and steel, which helped support Indonesia’s growth.
However, there are concerns that the global economic slowdown may weigh down Indonesia’s growth in the future. The slowing global economy and weakening global economic activity may have an impact on Indonesia’s exports and overall growth.
Despite these concerns, the Southeast Asia ‘s government remains optimistic about the country’s economic prospects. The government has implemented several measures to support economic growth, including infrastructure development and investment promotion.
Overall, the Asia country’s economy continues to show resilience in the face of global economic challenges. The country’s strong domestic consumption and supportive government policies are helping to drive growth and support the economy.
EXCLUSIVE: ALL Questions Asked: Peter Obi Live on Parallel Facts!
POPULAR THIS MONTH:
BIG STORY: INEC Disabling FCT Results