By Anthony Harrington
When you are the world’s fourth most populous country, with over 238 million citizens, it makes sense to think in terms of lifting your game and moving from being the 16th biggest economy in the world to breaking into the world’s top 10. This is indeed the target that Indonesia has set for itself, and it has given itself just 12 and a bit years to achieve its goal.
According to a far reaching report on Indonesia by the OECD, Indonesia can expect real GDP to grow by around 6% for 2012, with this level continuing through 2013. Moreover, unlike China, which is still struggling to shift from export driven growth to a more balanced economy, Indonesia’s growth is being boosted by strong domestic demand.