Indonesia held its elections on 14 February 2024. Exit polls, quick counts and media predictions showed that Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto will get far more than 50% of the votes, preventing the need for a run-off in June.


If confirmed, the landslide victory will defy previous predictions that Prabowo would need two rounds before winning the presidency. We explain what happened leading up to this point.

 



Business risks in a post-Jokowi Indonesia

While Jokowi’s reforms have brought about positive change to operating environments for businesses, multiple risks still remain.

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There is only one Jokowi

President Joko Widodo has reached an approval rating of 82%, almost right before he finishes his term. He is well connected both with the masses and the political top brass, making his position hard to replicate.

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