Comment: Indonesia and the IMF

The Indonesian finance minister, Sri Mulyani Indrawati, has indicated that the country is considering the early repayment of its outstanding debt to the IMF. The prospect of early repayment raises some interesting questions and policymakers are likely to proceed cautiously.


Mulyani said on Monday 13 February that the ministry of finance and the central had conducted studies which showed the benefits of earlier reimbursement of debts to the IMF, which total $7.8 billion

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