Tuesday, July 21, 2009

After the Ritz-Marriot blast, the economic growth remains 4.3 percent.


The Finance Minister Sri Mulyani affirm, even though bomb explosion occurred in the Mega Kuningan Jakarta, the Indonesian economic growth remains 4.3 percent. The reason is this bomb explosion at Hotel JW Marriott and Ritz-Carlton on Friday (17 / 7) are not significantly affect economic growth. "We do not revise 2009 economic growth," she said after a meeting between economic ministers and Kadin in Jakarta.

According to Sri Mulyani, Mega Kuningan bomb incident did not affect the real economic activity to this day is not significant. If there are various speculations on the influence of the economy, anticipating the flow of human beings (Wisman) and the flow of goods. Indeed, there were cancellation of tourist which coming to Indonesia, said Sri Mulyani, but as tourists stay in both hotels. "Cancellation is in a reasonable degree," added Sri Mulyani.

In addition, she stressed the international perception of Indonesia is still good. "They are still on the high confidence that the security and government policy," she said.