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100 Most Powerful Women in the World

From the forbes.com
Since Indrawati's 2005 appointment as Indonesia's finance minister, the country's foreign exchange reserves reached an all-time high of $50 billion, and foreign investment skyrocketed. She has fought against government corruption, created tax incentives and simplified investment laws. Her performance earned her a promotion. In June Indrawati was named to run the country's economic affairs. — Kate Macmillan
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World Bank Says Indonesian Economy a ‘Winner’ Amid Global Slump

From bloomberg.com
Indonesia’s economy is set to emerge a “winner” after avoiding the worst of the global financial crisis, the World Bank’s country director said.
Asia’s fastest-growing major economy after China and India can expand “significantly” more than 7 percent once President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyonofixes the nation’s congested roads, neglected ports and ageing power plants, according to Joachim von Amsberg, the World Bank’s representative in Jakarta.
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