Signs of economic revival are reflected in the rising retail and manufacturing sectors. Seasonal factors (Ramadhan and Eid al-Fitr) also boosted public spending and consumption.
Looming over the performance of local palm oil producers are the downturn in global CPO prices, the European Union boycott, and the ever dwindling availability of new land.
Instead of expanding their electronic money businesses, XL Axiata and Indosat Ooredoo released them to strategic partners to focus on telecommunications and data services.
The plummeting rupiah has started to hit property companies because most developers have a significant proportion of US dollar debt.
The operators of Pizza Hut and The Duck King will sell their shares through IPOs on the Indonesia Stock Exchange to support the expansion of their restaurant outlets.
Large venture capital companies such as Kejora Ventures, East Ventures, GDP Venture and Go-Jek are targeting investment in pioneering companies in the health tech sector.
Truck-type commercial vehicle sales are rising this year in line with the growth of the mining commodities sectors.
Weak consumer purchasing have eroded the income of consumer goods producers such as Unilever Indonesia, Indofood and HM Sampoerna.