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Bali hardest hit economy in Indonesia

Christian Fernsby |
Bali has taken the biggest economic hit in Indonesia from the coronavirus pandemic, President Joko Widodo said.

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Topics: INDONESIA   

“The biggest economic contraction was recorded […] in Bali, which is in a negative growth of 10.98 percent,” Jokowi said during a virtual meeting with Indonesia’s governors earlier today.

“This is because tourists, and tourism, is so dominant for Bali’s economy and so we can see how it [resulted] in this sharp decline.”

Indonesia’s easternmost provinces of Papua and West Papua are the only ones reporting positive growth at 4.52 and 0.53 percent respectively.


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