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Susilo urges caution with economy

08-17-2011 09:29 BJT

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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, on Tuesday, urged caution in coping with the risks facing his country's economy, with the United States and Europe on the verge of plunging into crisis.

President Susilo told lawmakers in his annual speech, that the government is confident, that it can address the impacts of a possible global financial crisis. He stated that the country's economy is better prepared than in the past.

He also said the government will create MORE jobs in the next 15 years. He also promised to sign a memorandum of understanding with other countries in a bid to guard legal rights for Indonesians working abroad.

Susilo Yudhoyono, also said the government is targeting 7 percent economic growth this year, and it expects imports to top 200 billion US dollars.





Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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