Indonesian workers unload imported sugar in Semarang. Photo: AFP

How price of sugar could swing the Indonesian election (and it’s bittersweet for Joko Widodo)

  • Indonesia is the world’s second-largest sugar importer and keeping food prices low is critical for voter support ahead of April’s vote
  • But the country is also home to a vocal contingent of sugar farmers who want to sell for higher prices
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Indonesian workers unload imported sugar in Semarang. Photo: AFP
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