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Indonesia

Indonesia

Indonesia and Japan strike deal to open travel corridor for essential business travel, date TBA.
Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial
Confirmed
392,934
Deaths
13,411
Active
61,851
5 Day Rolling Ave
+3,079
Source: John Hopkins University via COVID19 API (2020-10-26)

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Policy Summary

Lockdown Status

Jakarta is under transitional large-scale social distancing (PSBB) from 26 Oct – 8 Nov. Schools shut. Non-essential businesses and dine-in businesses will be allowed to operate at 50% capacity, parks and museums will open under strict protocols.

Travel Restrictions

Passengers are not allowed to transit or enter Indonesia (IATA). Domestic flights permitted with certification. Travel corridors with South Korea, China and U.A.E. for essential business and diplomatic travel open. Reciprocal Green Lane with Singapore to open for applications 26 Oct.

Containment Policies Timeline

How to read this graph
International Travel Restrictions
  • 0 - no restrictions
  • 1 - screening arrivals
  • 2 - quarantine arrivals from some or all regions
  • 3 - ban arrivals from some regions
  • 4 - ban on all regions or total border closure
Internal Movement Restrictions
  • 0 - no restrictions
  • 1 - recommend not to travel between regions/cities
  • 2 - internal movement restrictions in place
Stay At Home Requirements
  • 0 - no measures
  • 1 - recommend not leaving house
  • 2 - require not leaving house with exceptions for daily exercise, grocery shopping, and 'essential' trips
  • 3 - require not leaving house with minimal exceptions (eg allowed to leave once a week, or only one person can leave at a time, etc)
School Closures
  • 0 - no measures
  • 1 - recommend closing
  • 2 - require closing (only some levels or categories, eg just high school, or just public schools)
  • 3 - require closing all levels

Economy Summary

Fiscal support for the tourism industry

National Economic Recovery Program (11 May):

  • Reducing corporate income tax from 25-22%

  • Employees earning below 200 million IDR in tourism, hotels and F&B exempted from paying income tax

SMEs (29 Apr):

  • Tax incentives

  • Loan restructuring

  • Emergency working capital assistance

Pre-employment Card (11 Apr):

  • Tourism workers qualify for this scheme, total benefits worth $223 USD

$21.5 million fund (25 Feb):

  • Incentives for airline and travel agencies

  • Promotional activities and sponsoring fam trips

  • Additional fund to support airlines with discounts of up to 30% for domestic tourism for 10 Indonesian destinations, on top of the existing discounts, from Mar to May travel

GDP Growth Rate

% per year
5.2

2018
5.0

2019

-1.0
2020
forecast
5.3

2021
forecast

Inflation Rate

% per year
3.2

2018
2.8

2019
2.0

2020
forecast
2.8

2021
forecast
Source: Asian Development Bank. Asian Development Outlook (April 2020).

Consumer Trends Summary

Google Consumer Survey (May 2020):

  • 17% of Indonesians would plan for their next domestic trip in the next 3 months; 14% in 3-6 months, 11% in 6-9 months, 14% in 9-12 months and 44% in more than a year from now

  • 28% of Indonesians would consider a 25% discount on standard fares a motivator to book a hotel in the next 3 months

  • 31% of Indonesians would consider 25% discount on standard fares a motivator to book a flight in the next 3 months

  • 34% of Indonesians would travel anywhere in the region if they were to travel in the next 3 months

Booking.com Indonesian customers' international travel wishlist (Mar/ Apr 2020):

Tokyo, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Bangkok, Seoul, Osaka, Kyoto, London, Paris and Penang

Consumer Sentiment

Tourism Arrivals Summary

International Tourism Arrivals

YoY % change
5.9

Jan

-28.9
Feb

-64.1
Mar

-87.4
Apr

-86.9
May

-89.1
Jun
89.2

Jul

Aug

Sep

Oct

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