Capital city: Jakarta
National currency: Indonesian rupiah
Republic of Indonesia is located on archipelago comprising 18.000 of islands. Indonesia is 4th most populous country of the world.
Culture of Indonesia is indeed rich in the arts and crafts, and proud of the impressive diversity of ancient temples, amazing music, colorful festivals, interesting traditions and customs.
Indonesia for decades enjoy the title of perfect tourism destination. Many luxurious resorts located on white sandy beaches of Indonesia have constantly been listed as some of the best in the world.
Indonesia lies at the intersection of the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean, along the Malacca Straits. Over half of all international regional shipping transportation goes through Indonesian waters. This makes Indonesia an important player in global trade.
Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia and was much less affected by the global financial crisis compared to its neighboring countries.
World Bank Group every year ranks economies of 189 countries on their ease of doing business.
The ranking for economy of Indonesia as to 2015 in several selected indicators are as following:
- Ease of doing business: 114
- Starting Business: 155
- Paying taxes: 160
- Trading across borders: 62