The UK should just exit then focus on Asia’s Century there’s no better place to start than Indonesia. Indonesia is a vibrant archipelago with a stable, democratic government. Under Jokowi Widodo who is now entering his second term in office the country is poised to benefit from its increasing middle classes. 260M people diverse in culture spread over a land mass that if overlaid on Europe would stretch from London to Tehran. Its currency is the second best performing currency globally.
We need to stop the nonsense around Brexit and focus too here.
Healthy Foreign Direct Investment
Indonesia’s Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) increased by 6.0 USD bn in Mar 2019, compared with an increase of 3.7 USD bn in the previous quarter. Indonesia’s Foreign Direct Investment: USD mn net flows data is updated quarterly, available from Mar 1981 to Mar 2019. The data reached an all-time high of 8.1 USD bn in Sep 2017 and a record low of -9.3 USD bn in Dec 2016. CEIC extends history for quarterly Foreign Direct Investment. The Bank of Indonesia provides Foreign Direct Investment in USD. Foreign Direct Investment prior to Q1 2010 is sourced from the International Monetary Fund.
In the latest reports of Indonesia, Current Account recorded a deficit of 7.0 USD bn in Mar 2019. Indonesia’s Direct Investment Abroad expanded by 835.0 USD mn in Mar 2019. Its Foreign Portfolio Investment increased by 5.3 USD bn in Mar 2019. The country’s Nominal GDP was reported at 267.6 USD bn in Mar 2019.