Jakarta (Armfalcon.com) – Bank Indonesia (BI) and Bank of Korea agreed to work together to encourage the use of each country’s local currency to become one of the most widely read economic news on Tuesday (2/5).
In addition, the Minister of Trade (Mendag) Zulkifli Hasan (Mendag) emphasized that nationally the prices of staple goods were monitored to be stable and supplies were maintained, including in the Jayapura region, Papua, after Idul Fitri 1444 Hijriah also became quite popular news.
Here are yesterday’s most popular economic news that are still worth listening to, in full:
Bank Indonesia and Bank of Korea cooperate in using local currency
Bank Indonesia (BI) and the Bank of Korea agreed to work together to encourage the use of each country’s local currency in bilateral transactions between Indonesia and South Korea.
“This agreement will encourage the use of each country’s local currency in bilateral transactions between Indonesia and South Korea such as current transactions, direct investment, and other economic and financial transactions,” BI Governor Perry Warjiyo said in an official statement received by Armfalcon.com in Jakarta, Tuesday.
The Trade Minister said that the price of basic necessities nationally was stable
The Minister of Trade (Mendag) Zulkifli Hasan (Mendag) emphasized that nationally the prices of staple goods were monitored to be stable and supplies were maintained, including in the Jayapura region, Papua, after Eid al-Fitr 1444 Hijriah.
“In Jayapura, prices of staple goods are stable. In fact, some staple goods, such as onions, are more expensive because they are imported from Java,” said Zulkifli in a written statement in Jakarta, Tuesday.
The Ministry of Transportation has prepared KM Sinabung as a floating accommodation during the ASEAN Summit
The Directorate General of Sea Transportation of the Ministry of Transportation (Kemenhub) assigned PT Pelni (Persero) to operate the Sinabung Motor Ship (KM) as a floating accommodation to support the holding of the 42nd ASEAN Summit in Labuan Bajo, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).
Director General of Sea Transportation Arif Toha in his statement in Jakarta, Tuesday said that KM Sinabung plans to dock at the Labuan Bajo Waterfront Pier from 7 to 12 May 2023 and will prioritize foreign guests consisting of journalists/foreign media who do not get accommodation in Labuan. Bajo.
BPS noted that the movement of people during Eid reached 26.3 million
The Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) noted that the movement of people during the Eid 2023 period reached 26.3 million movements, an increase of 45 percent compared to the 2022 Eid period.
The movement of these passengers can be seen from the movement during the homecoming flow (H-8 to H2 Eid) as well as the return flow (H2 to H + 8 Eid).
The Ministry of Manpower said that the Job Creation Law was designed to protect the rights of workers
Secretary to the Directorate General of PHI and Social Security at the Indonesian Ministry of Manpower (Kemnaker), Surya Lukita said that the revision to the Job Creation Law (UU) released last March was basically designed to protect and fulfill workers’ rights.
Surya Lukita said the drafting of the law was based on three main aspects, firstly protecting people who have difficulty finding jobs. Through the Job Creation Law, the government is trying to increase domestic and foreign investment so that it can create more jobs in Indonesia.
Reporter: Sanya Dinda Susanti
Editor: Citro Atmoko
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