Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers a speech in Parliament in Jakarta. Photo: ReutersIndonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers a speech in Parliament in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers a speech in Parliament in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters

Indonesia’s Jokowi says pandemic can spur ‘big leap forward’ for economy

  • Indonesia has the highest Covid-19 death toll in Southeast Asia and lockdowns have decimated business
  • The President’s priorities announced during his state of the union address include slashing oil imports, reforming the health sector and strengthening food supply chains

Topic |   Indonesia
Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers a speech in Parliament in Jakarta. Photo: ReutersIndonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers a speech in Parliament in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
Indonesian President Joko Widodo gestures as he delivers a speech in Parliament in Jakarta. Photo: Reuters
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