The central bank (Bank Indonesia/BI) reported that, based on survey, the business activity continued to expand in third quarter (Q3) this year though it slowed compared to previous quarter. The positive improvement for business activity will continue in Q4 this year. While next Monday, the Central Bureau of Statistics (BPS) will release September 2017 (trade data, which will give better understanding about the state of domestic economy and international trade for the whole third quarter.