Indonesia's slow-moving bureaucracy weighs on Widodo’s economic reforms


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  • Sunday, 10 May 2015

JAKARTA: When Indonesian President Joko Widodo summoned his economy ministers to the palace this week to discuss growth slumping to its lowest level since 2009, they weren't the only ones to show up.

Dozens of senior figures from Widodo's political party arrived to make their views heard after data showed Southeast Asia's largest economy is smaller, in real terms, than when he took office in October.

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