Govt Allocates Rp103 Trillion Energy Subsidies in 2018 Budget Draft

Suci Sedya Utami    •    18 Agustus 2017 16:56 WIB
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Govt Allocates Rp103 Trillion Energy Subsidies in 2018 Budget Draft
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Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: The government will allocate Rp103.4 trillion for energy subsidies in the 2018 state budget draft.

"The currency depreciation will affect the amount. It will increase the amount," the Finance Ministry budgeting director general Aslokani said at the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs building in Central Jakarta on Friday, August 18, 2017.

The government will allocate Rp51.1 trillion for oil and gas subsidies. It will prioritize disadvantaged regions.

The government will allocate Rp52.2 trillion for electricity subsidies. It will prioritize 450 VA and 900 VA groups.

"We will use the same data. However, we may change the  indicators," he said.


(WAH)