Siwage Dharma Negara

Dr Siwage Dharma Negara is Senior Fellow and Co-coordinator of the Indonesia Studies Programme, and Coordinator of the APEC Study Centre, ISEAS – Yusof Ishak Institute.

Articles by Siwage Dharma Negara (9)

A Gojek rider makes a delivery in Surabaya

The State of Indonesia’s Digital Economy in 2022

Siwage Dharma Negara|Astrid Meilasari-Sugiana

This Long Read examines how the digital sector has transformed Indonesia’s economy during the pandemic. It analyses changes in consumer behaviour and assesses the prospects for sustainable growth for various digital services segments.

Sino-Indonesian Relations: Getting Closer or Further Apart?

Siwage Dharma Negara|Leo Suryadinata

China’s trade and investment in Indonesia have grown substantially since the early 2000s but the Indonesian public does not share Jakarta’s desire to wholeheartedly embrace Beijing.

Indonesia Versus Malaysia: Ruffled Feathers in Chicken Export Competition?

Siwage Dharma Negara|Peh Ko Hsu

Malaysia’s ban on chicken exports to Singapore has allowed Indonesia to join the competitive poultry export market.

Investment Trends and Industrial Prospects in Indonesia

Yanuar Fajari|Siwage Dharma Negara

While total investments into Indonesia have increased over the years, much of these were driven by a rapid increase in domestic direct investment while foreign direct investment remained relatively stagnant.

Indonesia’s New Food Agency: No Fast Food Solutions

Maria Monica Wihardja|Siwage Dharma Negara

Indonesia's food policy management has received a potential boost as it has set up a new National Food Agency (NFA), but vast challenges lie ahead as NFA's leader figures out how to feed the world's fourth most populous country in the face of growing external shocks to its food supplies.