“We haven’t thought about doing an upsize (increasing the value). We’re waiting for the government to think about it, observe the situation. An upsize is possible, we will consider it eventually ...
“We have already discussed this matter with our colleagues at the Public Works and Public Housing Ministry so construction can commence while land is being acquired.”
“The numbers were coming back, the changes were not made by Candra. He asked, ‘what’s your cost structure like"’ That’s all. They [Inpex] brought it up, Mr. Candra corrected them, they said ...
“We must acknowledge that Mr. Arcandra is a great man. We did not know that prices were expensive. But he was able to lower prices. We must applaud that."
“We are committed to ensuring that the 2017 state budget is prepared carefully for the sake of improving the people’s welfare. This budget must be based on priority programs."
Secretary General of the Gerindra Party Ahmad Muzani said three are responsible for this problem: the State Secretariat, the Foreign Affairs Ministry and the Law and Human Rights Ministry.
"One of the main factors contributing to the weak export-import performance was the long holiday period at the beginning of July 2016.“
Indonesia has been too complacent when it comes to selling large volumes of mining commodities to other countries. This is done when commodity prices are high.