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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 125 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 influencing policy and other decisions 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 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

CastleAsia's 57th Semi-Annual Forecast Meeting
Indonesia Country Program Members Luncheon/Breakfast
13 September and 19 September, 2012

ICP Member Luncheon with Stefan Koeberle, World Bank's Country Director for Indonesia
14 June 2012

ICP Member Luncheon with Dewi Fortuna Anwar, Deputy for Political Affairs, Office of the Vice President
17 April 2012

CastleAsia's 56th Semi-Annual Forecast Meeting
Indonesia Country Program Members Luncheon/Breakfast
21 March and 28 March, 2012

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

Indonesia’s Mining Malaise and Deeper Challenges to Growth Global Asia vol 8 no 4 winter 2013 -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 21 Apr 2014 (BI)  
US$ 1.00 11,430
Euro 1.00 15,785
Yen 1.00 111.3
GDP 2013 5.78%
GDP 2012 6.3%
GDP 2011 6.5%
Stock Index - IDX 21 Apr 2014 4,892
Stock Index - IDX 30 December 2013 4,274
Interest Rate (BI Rate) - Mar 2014 7.50%
International Reserves - Mar. 2014 (US$bn) 102.6
Inflation Mar. 2014 7.32 %
Inflation 2013 8.38%
Inflation 2012 4.3%