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Bank Indonesia Raise Rates 25bps, Alongside Expectations

  • Bank Indonesia raise the benchmark policy rate by 25bps to 5.50%, alongside market expectations.
  • The deposit facility and lending facility rates are both raised 25bps, to 4.75% and 6.25% respectively.
  • The bank state their decision was measured and taken as 'front-loaded'. They state their policy action was a forward looking step to keep core inflation within target.
  • On the IDR, their stability policy is also being strengthened in order to prevent imported inflation. They will also issue a new Forex instrument to encourage exporters to keep earnings onshore.
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