The government’s work plan for 2010 will be focused in reviving the domestic economy and to maintain the welfare level in order to anticipate the impacts from the global crisis. It was decided during a plenary cabinet meeting led by the President yesterday. During the occasion, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani stated that the government has projected the economic growth in 2010 to be back at the level of 5. This year, the economic growth is forecasted to be at the level 4-4.5%. For 2010, she added, the deficit is expected to reach Rp 77.1 trillion, or 1.3% from the gross domestic product.
Source: PA Asia - Public Affairs and CSR from Bisnis Indonesia, 15 April, p.1