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Established in Jakarta in 1980, CastleAsia manages the Indonesia Country Program (ICP), the largest and most prestigious CEO forum in the country. With over 140 of Indonesia's largest and best corporations and institutions as its member base, the ICP provides a series of written reports and meeting opportunities designed to keep corporate leaders fully informed on the most important economic, political and regulatory issues facing business.

With more than 30 years of experience in Indonesia, CastleAsia is the leader in analyzing the risk and rewards of the Indonesian market and advising executives on their best possible options. The company has an excellent track record of advocacy on policy issues that affect the Private Sector.

CastleAsia also provides timely syndicated reports and publications on important business topics.


CastleAsia's 63th Semi-Annual Forecast Meeting
Indonesia Country Program Members Luncheon/Breakfast
15& 22 September 2015

11th Annual CastleAsia's ICP Golf Outing
30 April 2014

CastleAsia's 62th Semi-Annual Forecast Meeting
Indonesia Country Program Members Luncheon/Breakfast
22 & 28 April 2015



Audio: The Dialog with James Castle - James Castle sits down with Sumitro Chair senior fellow and deputy director Murray Hiebert to discuss Indonesian president Joko “Jokowi" Widodo’s first months in office. (CSIS Washington, 24 Mar. 2015)

Jokowi’s Indonesia: A New Sheriff in Town - The Jakarta Globe, 14 Jan. 2015, by James Castle. James Castle is chairman of CastleAsia and a board member of the Australia-Indonesia Center. This article was first posted on the AIC website.

ICCC POLICY PAPER: Accelerating Indonesia's Growth - Indonesia Canada Chamber of Commerce, 2015

Audio: The Dialog with James Castle, Chairman of Castle Asia James Castle talks to Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies Ernest Bower about the Indonesian presidential elections etc. - CSIS, 13 June 2014

Indonesia’s Fragile Future - Tempo English, 5 Jan 2014 -By James Castle, the founder and CEO of CastleAsia.

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US$ 1.00 13,747
Euro 1.00 14,586
Yen 1.00 112.1
GDP 2015 Q3 4.73%
GDP 2014 5.02%
GDP 2013 5.78%
Stock Index - IDX 27 Nov 2015 4,560
Stock Index - IDX End 2014 5,130
Interest Rate (BI Rate) - 17 Nov 2015 7.50%
Int'l Reserves - end of Oct 2015 (US$bn) 100.7
Inflation Oct 2015 6.25%
Inflation 2014 8.36%
Inflation 2013 8.38%