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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. Among our most recent reports are Indonesian Consumer, Who’s Who in Yudhoyono’s Indonesia and Indonesia’s Infrastructure.

 
EVENTS

CastleAsia's 61th Semi-Annual Forecast Meeting
Indonesia Country Program Members Breakfast
17 & 23 September 2014

CastleAsia's 60th Semi-Annual Forecast Meeting
Indonesia Country Program Members Breakfast
22 & 30 April 2014

CastleAsia's Breakfast Meeting
Special Program: "Election Analysis"
11 April 2014

CastleAsia's 59th Semi-Annual Forecast Meeting
Indonesia Country Program Members Luncheon/Breakfast
18 September and 25 September, 2013

CastleAsia's 58th Semi-Annual Forecast Meeting
Indonesia Country Program Members Luncheon/Breakfast
17 April and 23 April, 2013

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KEY ARTICLES

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 and its implications for U.S. foreign policy, future challenges to Indonesian democracy, the role of Indonesia in ASEAN, and Indonesia’s relations with rising powers China and India. - CSIS, 13 June 2014

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

Newsmaker Interview: James Castle - AmCham Indonesia, 11 December, 2013

Indonesia’s Mining Malaise and Deeper Challenges to Growth Global Asia vol 8 no 4 winter 2013 via Amcham Indonesia - By James Castle, the founder and CEO of CastleAsia.

Indonesia: prospects for prosperity - By James Castle, the Chairman of CastleAsia and an adjunct professor at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. The following article appeared in “Great Decisions 2012” published by the Foreign Policy Association

Indonesia in 2013 and Beyond: Is Momentum Enough? - By James Castle, Tempo Magazine, January 2013

Video: Ernest Bower interviews James Castle, Founder of CastleAsia
The Center for Strategic and International Studies, Aug 2012

Interview with James Castle - Focus Reports on Energy

US-Indonesia? It's now a very rich relationships (James Castle Interview)- The Jakarta Globe, 4 July 2011

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INSTANT INDICATORS
Currency Rates as of 30 Oct 2014 (BI)  
US$ 1.00 12,165
Euro 1.00 15,357
Yen 1.00 111.6
GDP 2014 - Q2 5.12%
GDP 2013 5.78%
GDP 2012 6.3%
Stock Index - IDX 30 Oct 2014 5,058
Stock Index - IDX 30 December 2013 4,274
Interest Rate (BI Rate) - Oct 2014 7.50%
Int'l Reserves - end Sept. 2014 (US$bn) 111.2
Inflation Sept. 2014 4.53%
Inflation 2013 8.38%
Inflation 2012 4.3%