The Economy of Indonesia report is based on a two-month long mission made by World Bank officials in June and July of 1955.
The Economy of Indonesia, the World Bank's first economic report on Indonesia, is based on a mission to Indonesia made by Bank officials in June and July of 1955. The mission, led by Russell H. Dorr of the Bank's Department of Operations, Asia and Middle East, sought to familiarize itself with the economic and financial situation in the country. The resulting report describes a country that has made significant accomplishments in the six years since gaining independence but is also struggling to achieve economic growth.
The report looks at the state of the Indonesian economy, focusing on public finance, trade, and balance of payments.
Minister Wibisono responds to the Bank mission's findings and discusses a variety of topics related to the economic development of Indonesia (1786876).
Minister Ong Eng Die inquires about a possible World Bank mission to Indonesia (1786876).
In the letter, which accompanied the transmittal of the World Bank's report, President Black emphasizes specific aspects of the report that he found important (1786876).
President Black formally commits to sending a World Bank general economic survey mission to Indonesia (1786876).
The report focuses on Indonesia's outstanding debts, defaults, and service requirements.
The look at the regional economic situation of post-war Southeast Asia highlights growth in outputs, capital formation, and external aspects.