Indonesia plans talks with IMF, World Bank

Indonesia will hold talks with top IMF and World bank officials during the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos to determine if it can secure funds to help prop up its shattered economy. Chief economics minister Rizal Ramli is due to meet World Bank chief James Wolfensohn and IMF first deputy managing director Stanley Fischer to discuss a $400 million loan which was held back in December 2000 because of the slow pace of economic reform.

"He has a meeting with the two... I believe Pak (Mr) Rizal