Ex­pert to talk in­vest­ment in In­done­sia

Central Otago Mirror - - NEWS -

Jakarta-based busi­ness and po­lit­i­cal an­a­lyst Dou­glas Ra­m­age will speak in Queen­stown about the pol­i­tics and eco­nom­ics of ‘‘the new In­done­sia’’.

Ra­m­age has more than 25 years’ ex­pe­ri­ence in In­done­sia, ad­vis­ing For­tune 500 com­pa­nies and has been both gov­er­nance and pol­i­tics ad­viser to the World Bank and Aus­tralian govern­ment de­vel­op­ment pro­grammes.

He will speak as a guest of the Cat­a­lyst Trust on Mon­day, from 5.30pm at The Rees Ho­tel.

Af­ter a decade of po­lit­i­cal and eco­nomic de­vel­op­ment, In­done­sia is now char­ac­terised by a large mid­dle class, a dy­namic free press and very high con­sumer con­fi­dence.

‘‘How­ever, an at­mos­phere of eco­nomic na­tion­al­ism has taken hold in the run-up to the na­tion’s pres­i­den­tial elec­tion.’’

His pre­sen­ta­tion will pro­vide an over­view of In­done­sia’s growth and po­ten­tial, ex­plain the out­come and ram­i­fi­ca­tions of the pres­i­den­tial elec­tion, and out­line the key risks and op­por­tu­ni­ties in In­done­sia in com­ing years. ◗ Re­serve a seat on con­nect@cat­a­lystnz.org ◗ Tick­ets are a $10 do­na­tion to Cat­a­lyst. ◗ Get more info on th­e­cat­a­lyst­trust.org.

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Growth talk: Jakarta-based busi­ness and po­lit­i­cal an­a­lyst Dou­glas Ra­m­age has 25 years’ ex­pe­ri­ence work­ing in In­done­sia and will speak about in­vest­ment op­por­tu­ni­ties there.

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