Indonesia is ranked 85th in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2018, or moving up 2 positions from the previous year. Among the 30 lower-middle-income countries, Indonesia rank is 13th and 14th among the 15 countries in South East Asia and Oceania. Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and VietNam continue to move up the rankings, steering closer to regional powerhouses like China, Japan, Singapore, and Republic of Korea.