Indonesia: Investment Ironies

Yosef Ardi points out that Indonesia's government makes it difficult for foreign investors (but not creditors) to do business in the country. “If we couldn't trust foreign investors (FDI) and the government who invited them in the first place can't protect their existence, why the cabinet should waste their time to make an investment policy package? Why not asking Indonesian businessmen instead if that's the nationalism sentiment is all about.” However, the problem is that local tycoons already prefer to invest abroad.

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