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Indonesia 2021 economic growth likely to top 3.9per cent -central bank

Indonesia 2021 economic growth likely to top 3.9per cent -central bank

FILE PHOTO: Indonesia's Central Bank Governor Perry Warjiyo arrives for media briefing at Bank Indonesia headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

JAKARTA : Indonesia central bank governor Perry Warjiyo said in a streamed briefing on Friday economic growth this year is likely to be higher than 3.9per cent after seeing the 7.07per cent annual economic growth in the second quarter.

Bank Indonesia has estimated 2021 growth at between 3.5per cent and 4.3per cent. Warjiyo reiterated that all central bank instruments were geared toward supporting growth, including keeping interest rates low.

(Reporting by Fransiska Nangoy, Bernadette Christina Munthe; Editing by Ed Davies)

Source: Reuters

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