Products that usually have to go through four, five, or even six links in the chain, can now be sold directly to customers so the farmers receive three to four times more.
The President was disappointed at the public’s unease over this policy because it forced the government to find a solution to respond to these concerns.
The revision would apply not only to Mahakam Block but to all other oil and gas blocks that have expiring contracts, to ensure a smooth transition process and avoid production decline.
"Again, the main spirit of the tax amnesty program is how to bring home those huge funds placed overseas, whether through repatriation or declaration."
"With the tax amnesty, the upper-middle class can be more 'wow'. It was already beginning to rebound even without the tax amnesty program, and with it, it will be even better."
The President also gave specific instructions to 11 ministers, the National Armed Forces (TNI) Commander in Chief, and the head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM).
Thomas told the participants of Indonesia’s plans to improve its investment climate, underlining on the serious efforts by government to reform systems.
Ad hoc units had been functioning quite effectively. Many managed to avoid problems. The contribution made by Nur Pamudji to the UP3KN was quite significant.