House to Decide 2017 State Budget Draft

Suci Sedya Utami    •    25 Oktober 2016 20:10 WIB
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House to Decide 2017 State Budget Draft
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Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: The House of Representatives will decide the 2017 State Budget Draft in a plenary meeting on Wednesday (10/26).

"Hopefully, it will be approved," said Finance Minister Sri Mulyani at the Parliament Complex on Tuesday (10/25).

The House Budgetary Board and the government agreed the 2017 State Budget Draft today. The economic growth assumption is 5.1 percent and inflation assumption is four percent.

Meanwhile, budget deficit assumption is 2.41 percent of the growth domestic product (GDP) or Rp330.2 trillion.

"The government will try to boost revenue and maintain spending to create sustainable growth," Sri stated. 


(WAH)