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Subject:  Indonesian Economic Growth Could Be Better Date:  8/18/2012  9:08 AM
Author:  Starrob Number:  5120 of 5162

This article discusses a lot about removing fuel subsidies in order to improve the Indonesian economy. Here is the article:

"As Indonesia celebrates its 67 years of independence on Friday, questions loom on the quality of the country’s economic growth.

Indonesia is one of the few economies in the region that has been insulated from the global economic slowdown. Yet poverty, coupled with rampant corruption, remain sticking points that need to be resolved.

Bankers and industry players in Jakarta say that Indonesia’s economic growth could have expanded by the more than 6 percent rate recorded in the past few years if the government had been more aggressive in building much-needed infrastructure such as seaports, airport and tol