The government opted an expansion of budget deficit to 2.41% next year as State revenues are predicted to decline 2.7%, while spending will down slightly by 0.6% to Rp2070 trillion next year. Tax revenues are set at Rp1496 trillion, down 2.8% from the revised 2016 budget. Interestingly, spending for infrastructure is set at Rp346.6 trillion, an increase of 9.3% from the revised 2016 budget.To subscribe please click here