BI and govt working together on economy

Indonesia's finance minister Sri Mulyani says the government will work with Bank Indonesia to boost the lethargic economy amid criticism that the government is not doing enough to speed up economic growth.

Speaking to reporters Thursday, Mulyani said the government and the central bank would now focus on promoting financing schemes to support small and medium enterprises (SMEs).

"The government will push for the expansion of the credit insurance industry so that the banks will be more willing