IMF urges Indonesia to maintain tight mon policy

INDONESIA - An IMF official has suggested that Bank Indonesia should be more flexible in adopting tight monetary, which is aimed at curbing the inflation and reducing pressure on the rupiah.

IMF Jakarta Representative John Dodsworth said its mission that arrived in Jakarta in the last two weeks has reached an agreement with BI on the 2001 monetary program aimed at curbing the inflation and pressure on the rupiah.

According to Dodsworth, with the inflation hike since mid 2000, it is crucial for

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