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Patrick Cooke, Asia Regional Editor

Patrick Cooke
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Patrick Cooke
30 January 2020
OBG CEO Surveys

President Joko Widodo placed human capital development at the forefront of his re-election campaign in 2019, mindful that Indonesia will not reach his target of being among the world’s top-five economies by 2045 if it cannot fully harness the power of its large population. Executives agreed that human capital should be the most important policy focus, with 49% of respondents to this survey choosing this option. While there are encouraging signs that the government is taking this into account, improvements to the business environment will be required if Indonesia is to thrive in an increasingly competitive global marketplace.