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ISD Services Week 2017: Optimalisasi Peran Sektor Jasa di Daerah dalam Mendukung Perekonomian Nasional

ISD Services Week 2017: Optimalisasi Peran Sektor Jasa di Daerah dalam Mendukung Perekonomian Nasional

Surabaya, 9-11 March 2017

Surabaya, March 9—11 2017. Extending the role of services sectors in Indonesia’s economy, especially in national level, would not be enough without embracing local potentials. This year, ISD chose Surabaya, the capital city of East Java, as the host of ISD Services Week 2017. In this three-days event, ISD reinforced the ...

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ISD Dialogue Series on Financial Technology: Managing Risks & Regulations to Improve Indonesia’s Fintech Sector

ISD Dialogue Series on Financial Technology: Managing Risks & Regulations to Improve Indonesia’s Fintech Sector

Jakarta, 16 February 2017

Jakarta, February 16 2017. The digital development continues to take place rapidly in Indonesia, which affects the digital transformation in various sectors including the financial technology (Fintech) services. Fintech is a technology software that provides services for the financial sector. Accenture’s research 2016 finds that the global investment for fintech increases ...

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ISD Continues to Solicit Potentials of Digitisation in National Education Services

ISD Continues to Solicit Potentials of Digitisation in National Education Services

Jakarta, 14 December 2016

Jakarta, December 14 2016. After succeeding the previous Focus Group Discussion (FGD) on Health Services: Challenges and Opportunities of Digitisation, ISD continued exploring digitisation opportunities in Indonesia’s education services. Attended by more than 80 key players in national education sector, Antarina Amir, Founder & CEO HighScope Indonesia and ISD Board of Founders, ...

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ISD Conducts the FGD on Health Services “Challenges and Opportunities of Digitisation”

ISD Conducts the FGD on Health Services “Challenges and Opportunities of Digitisation”

Jakarta, 21 November 2016

Jakarta, November 21 2016. Potential in Indonesia’s healthcare sector is very huge due to its large number of population. Besides the number itself, growing and aging population is the main trigger for the market to grow and sustain with no additional effort. Deloitte (2016) data indicates that emerging markets such as ...

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ISD and the Ministry of Trade RI Present the

ISD and the Ministry of Trade RI Present the "Indonesia Services Outlook 2017"

Jakarta, 17 November 2016

Jakarta, November 17 2016. “The most fundamental problem when it comes to pointing out Indonesia’s potential in services sectors is the absence of reliable data. The second problem arises as the policy makers still undermine services sectors by putting them as a minor part in terms of its contributions toward ...

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ISD Coffee Talk: The International Best Practice on Telecommunication Network Sharing

ISD Coffee Talk: The International Best Practice on Telecommunication Network Sharing

Jakarta, 2 September 2016

Jakarta, September 2 2016. Network sharing in the telecommunication sector can be an important mechanism to save costs and improve efficiency in the delivery of telecommunication services. As such, it is used by many countries to drive digital connectivity, increase access to telecommunication services, and reduce the digital divide. Network sharing ...

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ISD Hosts the Second Executive Briefing

ISD Hosts the Second Executive Briefing

Jakarta, 15 August 2016

Jakarta, August 15 2016. Development in national electricity sector has not been well distributed. In four provinces of Indonesia—Central Borneo, Southeast Sulawesi, East Nusa Tenggara, and Papua—the ratio of electrification is currently under 70%. This problem has become the main concern in the Government’s program through the provision of 35, 000 ...

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ISD Facilitates the Ministry of Trade RI to Organize the Workshop about Services Negotiation

ISD Facilitates the Ministry of Trade RI to Organize the Workshop about Services Negotiation

Jakarta, 5 August 2016

Jakarta, August 5, 2016. “Potential will only be potential if we don’t know how to sell our strengths and minimize our weaknesses. When it comes to negotiating with other countries, the Government, especially the key negotiators, need sufficient knowledge on how to maximize the national key sectors in services, ” stated ...

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ISD Launches the Executive Briefing for Boards and Members

ISD Launches the Executive Briefing for Boards and Members

Jakarta, 19 May 2016

May 19th, 2016. As the part of ISD program to update its members about recent issues on services sectors and economy in general, the Executive Briefing Program is officially launched and opened by Chris Kanter, Chairman of ISD Board of Founders. Different from ISD Dialogue Series, which is mainly aimed to ...

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Collaborative Project of the Executive Talk

Collaborative Project of the Executive Talk "Digital Economy: an Unending Improvement"

Jakarta, 28 April 2016

Jakarta, April 28th 2016. Many people believe that e-Commerce will be the next big thing in Indonesia. In the last ten years, the number of mobile-gadget users, especially smartphone, has scored an unprecedented growth. Today, many activities are supported by smartphone such as online transportation, online shopping, cleaning and beauty services, ...

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ISD Held the International Services Summit 2016

ISD Held the International Services Summit 2016

Jakarta, 12 April 2016

April 12th, 2016. This day remarks another important milestone for the Indonesia Services Dialogue (ISD) Council. In collaboration with the Institute for Economics and Social Research, Universitas Indonesia, and Indonesia Project, Australian National University, ISD proudly presents the 10th Sadli Lecture and the International Services Summit 2016,  The Services Sectors as ...

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Australian Services Roundtable’s Visit to Indonesia Services Dialogue

Australian Services Roundtable’s Visit to Indonesia Services Dialogue

Jakarta, 18 March 2016

Jakarta, March 18th 2016. Indonesia Services Dialogue (ISD) welcomes its special guests, Australian Services Roundtable (ASR) and Australian business delegates, to discuss about potential cooperation in the future. Accompanied by Shannon Leahy, Trade Commissioner, Australian Trade Commission, ASR’s visit to ISD is the first time since both coalitions signed the Memorandum ...

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Dialogue Series VI on Tourism & Travel-Related Services: A Shifting Paradigm to Improve Quality of Tourism Services in Indonesia

Dialogue Series VI on Tourism & Travel-Related Services: A Shifting Paradigm to Improve Quality of Tourism Services in Indonesia

Jakarta, 10 February 2016

Jakarta, February 10th 2016. Tourism and travel-related sectors are Indonesia’s backbones in today’s economy. From around 10.4 million foreign tourists who visited Indonesia in 2015, the Government increase the annual target into 20 million in next few years. It is strongly recommended for the Government to simplify regulation and allocate more ...

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Executive Luncheon: Review on the Negative Investment List 2016

Executive Luncheon: Review on the Negative Investment List 2016

Jakarta, 12 January 2016

Jakarta, January 12th, 2016. If there is another nationwide issue in the beginning of 2016 aside of the ASEAN Economic Community, that would be the review on the Negative List of Investment (Daftar Negatif Investasi—DNI). Since DNI impacts business mapping in national level, business communities, especially private sector, are waiting for ...

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Dialogue Series V on Financial Services: Navigating Financial Market Volatility

Dialogue Series V on Financial Services: Navigating Financial Market Volatility

Jakarta, 24 November 2015

Jakarta, November 24th, 2015. The enactment of Law No. 40/2014 on Insurance obviously brings certain implications to the industry. With 18 Chapters and 92 Articles, most of basic principles of insurance have been accommodated. The need to establish strong local reinsurance companies and the urgency to transfer the risk of natural ...

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Indonesia Services Dialogue Disseminates Policy Recommendation about Four Services Sectors

Indonesia Services Dialogue Disseminates Policy Recommendation about Four Services Sectors

Jakarta, 20 October 2015

Jakarta,  October 20,  2015. Indonesia Services Dialogue (ISD) addresses four recommendations about services sectors to the Government. They encompass the importance for the Government to show strong political will in developing Indonesia services sectors, strengthening of coordination and acceleration of implementation, reviewing of the Negative List of Investment, and depolitization of ...

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Cooperation and Coalition: Mobilizing for Services Trade and Investment and Better Regulations

Cooperation and Coalition: Mobilizing for Services Trade and Investment and Better Regulations

Jakarta, 7 September 2015

Cebu City, the Philippines, September 7th 2015. “In the past, services were considered as important, but only from the demand side and seen as labour intensive requiring proximity to transaction and subject to low productivity, ” said Sinta Sirait, ISD Executive Director, while opening Session V of Regional Conference of Services ...

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Indonesia at the Forefront of New Regional Services Organization

Indonesia at the Forefront of New Regional Services Organization

Jakarta, 7 September 2015

Cebu City, the Philippines, September 7th 2015. Indonesia is at the forefront of a new region-wide business grouping it helped form this week in the Philippines to promote the development of the services sectors in the APEC region. Services organizations from APEC economies, including the Indonesia Services Dialogue, agreed to ...

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ISD-Minister of Trade RI-Chief Editor Forum

ISD-Minister of Trade RI-Chief Editor Forum

Jakarta, 2 July 2015

Jakarta, July 2nd 2015. Nine Chief Editors from national mass media (Antara,  Bisnis Indonesia,  CNN Indonesia,  Investor Daily,  Kompas,  Kontan,  Koran Sindo,  Media Indonesia, and The Jakarta Post) attended a friendly dialogue forum with Minister of Trade Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Rachmat Gobel, and Indonesia Services Dialogue (ISD). Taken place at Ministry ...

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Dialogue Series IV on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) & e-Commerce

Dialogue Series IV on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) & e-Commerce

Jakarta, 24 June 2015

Jakarta, June 24th 2015. Communication is an inseparable element of our daily activities. From traditional form, in which people interact through face-to-face, to sophisticated forms of wireless, cloud-based data transmission, to on-line shopping. This is the new era for the Indonesia’s ICT sector. Serving nearly 100 million internet users (source: ...

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Dialogue Series III on Energy Services:

Dialogue Series III on Energy Services: "How the Ripple of Low Energy Prices can Enhance Efficiency of Mining, Oil, and Gas Services in Supporting Energy Sector in Indonesia?"

Jakarta, 7 May 2015

Graha Mitra Building, Head Office PT. Indika Energy Tbk., Jakarta, May 7th 2015 “I think it is now very clear, right across the APEC region that no sector and no economy will be competitive, regionally or internationally, without strong and efficient services. Today, services are an integral part of ...

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Dialogue Series II on Distribution Services: Enhancing Domestic Efficiency, Identifying Trade Opportunity

Dialogue Series II on Distribution Services: Enhancing Domestic Efficiency, Identifying Trade Opportunity

Jakarta, 25 March 2015

March 25 2015, Double Tree Hotel by Hilton, Jakarta  “We are not producers. We are distributors. We distribute various types of nutrition and health-related products for Indonesian children, men, and women from Sabang to Merauke, ” said Dwisesanti Wibowo, General Manager PT. Tigaraksa Satria Tbk., when giving presentation in ...

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Dialogue Series I on Logistics: Harmonizing Regulation and Opportunity for Professional Certification

Dialogue Series I on Logistics: Harmonizing Regulation and Opportunity for Professional Certification

Jakarta, 25 February 2015

Jakarta, February 25, 2015 The role of logistics sector is very significant in transporting goods from producers to consumers. Meanwhile, current policy, regulation, and even unwritten rules many times overlap thus resulted negatively to logistics service providers and end customers. On the other hand, Government program that was designed ...

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ISD Executive Luncheon

ISD Executive Luncheon

Jakarta, 4 December 2014

Jakarta, December 4, 2014 Heading to the challenging 2015 Indonesia Services Dialogue (ISD) held the Executive Luncheon on December 4th, 2014 in JS Luwansa Hotel, Jakarta.  The establishment and some of the outcome of the first 100 days of the “Kerja” cabinet of Jokowi and JK has sent positive ...

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ISD First Roundtable Dialogue Forum

ISD First Roundtable Dialogue Forum

Jakarta, 6 October 2014

Jakarta, October 6, 2014 Indonesia Services Dialogue (ISD) held the first Roundtable on October 6th, 2014 in Jakarta. The meeting was attended by stakeholders from the Government (Ministry of Trade as the Ministerial coordinator, Fiscal Policy Agency – BKF, Ministry of Finance, OJK, and BKPM), research institutions, donor agencies, ...

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ISD-Kadin “ASEAN Business Briefing on Services”

ISD-Kadin “ASEAN Business Briefing on Services”

Jakarta, 26 September 2013

Jakarta, September 26, 2013 Indonesia Services Dialogue co-hosted the “ASEAN Business Briefing on Services” with Kadin Indonesia in Jakarta. This event was part of the ASEAN Series held by Kadin Indonesia to discuss the upcoming implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) in 2015. ISD was particularly choosen to co-host ...

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Indonesia Services Dialogue Held the 2nd Policy Research Workshop

Indonesia Services Dialogue Held the 2nd Policy Research Workshop

Jakarta, 1 August 2013

Jakarta, August 1, 2013 Indonesia Services Dialogue (ISD) held the second Policy and Research Workshop last Thursday (25/7) in Jakarta. The workshop was attended by stakeholders from the Government, the research community and the private sector. The main agenda of the workshop is to discuss four policy research papers ...

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2nd Policy Research Workshop

2nd Policy Research Workshop

Jakarta, 25 July 2013

25 July 2013 in Jakarta Coordinated by Ministry of Trade, APINDO and CSIS Held in conjunction with Ministry of Trade, APINDO, and CSIS. Venue: Gedung Permata Kuningan, Jakarta. Thursday, 25 July 2013. Supported by USAID SEADI Program.   Agenda 09.00—09.30: Registration 09.30—09.45: Welcome and ...

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Indonesia Services Dialogue 2nd Public Forum

Indonesia Services Dialogue 2nd Public Forum

Jakarta, 19 April 2013

Surabaya, 19 April 2013 Public Forum on Competitive Services: Unlocking Value Adding Potential for 21st Century Business Held in conjunction with the APEC Meeting of Ministers Responsible for Trade. Venue: JW Marriot Hotel, Surabaya. Friday, 19 April 2013. Hosted by ISD Coordinators (APINDO, Ministry of Trade, CSIS) ...

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