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 (7)

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.

Indonesia’s Cooking Oil Crisis: Causes and Consequences

Siwage Dharma Negara|Manggi Habir

World’s largest crude palm oil producer Indonesia faces the challenge of managing the rising cost of cooking oil, as external shocks and supply issues worsen, going into the fasting month of Ramadhan.

Indonesia’s Budget Stretched to Control a Pandemic and to Revive a Struggling Economy

Manggi Habir|Siwage Dharma Negara

A massive second wave of delta-variant infections has disrupted Indonesia’s economic growth trajectory. This complicates the government’s budget implementation and planning for 2022. While funds are sorely needed for social spending and economic programmes, fiscal prudence is critical to avoid any downgrading of Indonesia’s risk and debt ratings.