Central bank's focus should be on growth

According to this opinion piece from The Jakarta Post, published Monday 10 July, Bank Indonesia should start concentrating on issues of how it is going to use its monetary policy to spur further economic growth.

"The growth of the Indonesian economy has been decelerating at a worrying speed from 6.2 percent in March 2005 to 4.9 percent in December and to 4.6 percent through March this year," the article says.

"For BI, accelerating growth should be more important than the narrow objective of con