A Brief Outlook of 10 Years Indonesia`s Inflationary Pressure

                  As South East Asia`s largest economy, Indonesia is recently enjoying strong economic growth and betterment of macroeconomic fundamental in response to domestic consumers led-economy. However, there is still main concern now for Indonesia Bank and other emerging-market central banks in balancing their economic growth namely Inflationary pressure which is likely to persist as growth forecasts for this country remains high.
The major issue of 10 years Indonesia`s headline inflation is the domination of the impact of supply side prices, especially from volatile food prices and administered prices. Concerning Rapid growth in the emerging market economy like Indonesia, global commodity prices are greatly essential, driven by food prices, its CPI on average was 13.26 % in the past 10 years (Trading Economics, 2012). Even though there is still huge pressure from commodity prices particularly rising food prices which worsen inflationary expectations in this country, its core inflation which excludes administered prices and volatile foods has been relatively stable below 4 % on average.       Read more of this post

One Currency One Ummah

All praises be to Allah, The Creator of The World, which make a book review of “Euforia Emas” had been successfully held by Muamalah Community at Masjid Al Bakrie, Rasuna Epicentrum on Jummah, 29 Dzulhijjah 1432 Hijri. The content of the book covers A-Z regarding the gold utilization as the true celestial currency until the artificial value and function of it.

In recent days, since Aug 2 2011, there was a unique movement in investment alternatives. It was started by the issue regarding the increment of U.S. debt ceiling, the U.S. default risk, and the impact on U.S. downgraded credit rating by SP500 to be AA+ government bonds. This serial phenomenon shocked entire U.S. investor, especially China as the biggest debt holder of US bonds. As a result, the artificially universal currency so-called US Dollar was being stared to be left as the promising financial assets.

When U.S. had faced default at the time, a rocketed investment alternative had been spotted by every individual being in this planet, which is precious metal investment. A significant skyrocketing price had been shown by precious metal, especially gold metal as legendary safe haven. Read more of this post

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