Jokowi Wants 6% Growth in 2018

Yogi Bayu Aji    •    02 November 2016 15:31 WIB
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Jokowi Wants 6% Growth in 2018
President Joko Widodo (Photo: Antara/Widodo S Jusuf)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: President Joko Widodo wants the economic growth to reach more than six percent in 2018.

The economic growth is expected to reach five percent this year. Meanwhile, the economic growth assumption in the 2017 state budget is 5.1 percent.

"I want the economic growth to reach more than six percent," said Jokowi during cabinet meeting at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta on Wednesday (11/2).

"I hope investment realization can grow ten percent," he continued.

Jokowi admitted it is a big target. He asked his ministers to prepare strategies to reach the target.



(WAH)