On Monday (June 29), President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo gave the pubic his assurance that the country’s economic fundamentals are sound. The current slowdown in growth is mostly due to external factors. The President claimed that the national economy has relatively good marco fundamentals. The only thing bad is perception, Teten Masduki, a member of the President’s communication office told reporters after the President had met with economists and capital market analysts yesterday.To subscribe please click here