Saudi Arabia launches $10bn food security plan: Minister

Speaking at a meeting of G20 agriculture ministers in Indonesia, Abdulrahman Al-Fadhli said the Kingdom will continue its role in helping stabilize the global food production supply chain.RIYADH: Saud…

Indonesia seeks to reduce dollar reliance

That initiative has taken on greater urgency as the rupiah plunged this week to a two-year low.The monetary dominance is also seeking local-currency settlement deals with South Korea and Australia whi…

Indonesia’s parliament approves 2023 fiscal budget

JAKARTA: Indonesia parliament on Thursday (Sep 29) approved President Joko Widodo 3,061.2 trillion rupiah (US$200.73 billion) budget for next year, with a fiscal deficit of 2.84 per cent of gross do…