Until mid-July, foreign capital inflows to Indonesia reached US$13.82 billion. This showed investor confidence in the country’s economy. Last week, a total of Rp118.5 trillion was poured into the Indonesian financial system through government bonds and Rp74 trillion entered the stock market. In June, the central bank recorded the inflows worth of US$9.7 billion.
Governor of Bank Indonesia (BI) Perry Warjiyo said, the flows of foreign capital are currently at a high intensity, so it would help improve the country’s capital account and balance of payments and at the end supporting the economic stability. The Positive perceptions on the country’s economy, he continued, have been strengthened supported by the rising the country’s ratings by Standard and Poor’s and monetary policies easing.