Indonesia

In-depth country-focused analysis on Indonesia's economic, political and operational risk environment, complemented by detailed sector insight

Our comprehensive assessment of Indonesia's operating environment and the outlook for its leading sectors are formed by bringing together a wealth of data on global markets that affect Indonesia, as well as the latest industry developments that could impact Indonesia's industries. This unique integrated approach has given us an impeccable track-record for predicting important shifts in the markets, ensuring you’re aware of the latest market opportunities and risks in Indonesia before your competitors.

Indonesia Country Risk

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Core Views While Indonesia's economy may have recorded consensus-beating growth in Q413, we believe that the economy is not yet out of the woods. We believe that the recent improvement in trade...

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Indonesia Industry Coverage (23)

Agribusiness

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BMI View: Overall, we hold an optimistic outlook on Indonesia's agriculture sector and see significant growth opportunities in sub-sectors such as livestock, palm oil and cocoa. While we believe...

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Autos

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According to the Association of Indonesian Automotive Manufacturers (Gaikindo), domestic vehicle sales in December 2013 came in at 97,691 units, an increase of 9.2% year-on-year (y-o-y). This brought...

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Commercial Banking

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Commercial Banking Sector Indicators Date Total assets Client loans Bond portfolio Other Liabilities and capital Capital Client deposits Other...

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Consumer Electronics

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BMI View: Indonesia's underlying economic growth story will be supportive of consumer electronics market expansion over the medium term and make it a regional outperformer during our forecast...

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Defence & Security

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BMI View: The South East Asian region has shown a high level of stability in recent years, with rational diplomacy trumping hotheadedness. Only Sino-Philippine disputes over the Paracel, and...

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Food & Drink

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BMI View: Despite a recent slowdown in economic growth, we remain sanguine on the long-term prospects of the Indonesian economy. With a positive demographic outlook that will make the country...

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Freight Transport

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BMI View: 2014 Growth Forecast Reduced As Headwinds Strengthen After strong growth, the Indonesian economy has entered a difficult patch. A flight away from the rupiah and toward US dollar...

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Information Technology

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BMI View: We expect t he Indonesian IT market will be a regional outperform er over the medium term, on the back of strong economic growth, a low PC penetration rate and an emerging middle...

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Infrastructure

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BMI View: As expected, quarterly data on Indonesia's construction sector supported our view that there is limited scope for construction growth in 2013 and 2014 to outperform growth seen in 2012....

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Insurance

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BMI View: As of early 2014 , it remains clear that Indonesia is home to one of the most dynamic and exciting insurance sectors worldwide. A favourable economic environment has combined with...

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Medical Devices

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Espicom Industry View: The Indonesian medical device market remains one of the fastest growing worldwide with growth averaging 16.7% per annum. The best opportunities still remain in and around...

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Mining

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BMI View: A growing number of miners in Indonesia will be forced to put the brakes on investment as the economic slowdown in China cont inues to drag on mineral prices. Crucially, the looming...

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Oil & Gas

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BMI View: The main trends and developments we highlight for Indonesia's oil and gas sector are: We forecast that oil and gas reserves will most likely be on a downward trend in the coming...

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Petrochemicals

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Indonesia's growth and its market size, with a population of 240mn, continues to attract investment. While a significant increase in petrochemicals capacities is expected over coming years, there...

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Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare

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BMI View: The launch of the universal healthcare system in Indonesia is generally positive for pharmaceutical firms, particularly domestic firms that commercialise generic drugs. We maintain that...

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Power

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BMI View: We are forecasting electricity generation in Indonesia to grow by 6.3% in 2014. This is lower than the 5-year historical average growth rate, which we attribute to slower economic...

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Real Estate

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BMI View: We believe a large, youthful and growing population and a strong economic trajectory give Indonesia's real estate sector a strong fundamentals which bode exceptionally well over...

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Renewables

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BMI View : We are maintaining our 2014 growth forecasts for non-hydropower renewable generation in Indonesia at 13.6% this quarter. This is higher than the 5-year historical average growth rate...

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Retail

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BMI View: Indonesia's enormous and expanding population (the world's fourth largest, after China, India and the US), rising per capita incomes and the continued development of organised retail...

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Shipping

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BMI View: We continue to see Indonesia undergoing an adjustment process s , which will see lower growth on the short term, as the authorities seek to cool and reb alance an economy that had...

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Telecoms

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BMI View: Indonesia's telecoms market presents good growth opportunities due to its large and youthful population and extremely low broadband penetration rate. While the mobile industry...

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Tourism

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BMI's Indonesia tourism report looks at a variety of expected trends across a range of key indicators in this blossoming market located in the midst of the booming Asia Pacific region. Inbound...

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Water

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BMI View: The Indonesian water sector is undergoing a surge in development , driven by the target the national government has set itself under the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) to...

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