20 February 2020


Tiongkok Janji Bantu Negara-negara Berkembang Hingga 2030

KONFRONTASI -  Pemerintah Tiongkok janji akan bantu agenda pembangunan berkesinambungan bagi negara-negara berkembang hingga 15 tahun ke depan.

Saat berbicara di pertemuan puncak pembangunan berkesinambungan di PBB, Presiden China Xi Jinping mengatakan negaranya akan mendirikan dana bantuan dengan dana awal sebesar USD2 miliar. Hal ini untuk membantu negara-negara berkembang menerapkan agenda pembangunan berkesinambungan global dalam waktu 15 tahun ke depan.

Tiongkok Bakal Kuasai BNI, Bank Mandiri dan BRI

KONFRONTASI- Jika Bank Mandiri, BRI, dan BNI tidak sanggup mengembalikan pinjaman kepada China Bank of Development, bukan mustahil China akan masuk menguasai tiga bank BUMN tersebut. Tentu saja, ini berbahaya.

Jokowi, Pinjaman Menteri BUMN ke China Digugat Publik ! BNI, BRI, Bank Mandiri Dikorbankan?

KONFRONTASI-Menteri Badan Usaha Milik Negara (BUMN), Rini Soemarno beberapa hari yang lalu mengajak Direktur Utama Bank Mandiri, Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), dan Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) untuk menandatangani perjanjian utang dengan Bank Pembangunan China.

Bank China kemudian berikan utang senilai US$3 miliar atau sekitar Rp42 triliun kepada tiga Bank BUMN tersebut.

Meneg BUMN Rinso ke China lagi: Ngurus Kereta Api dan Proyek Lain?

KONFRONTASI- Menteri BUMN Rini Soemarno (Rinso) diam-diam dikabarkan Selasa kemarin terbang ke Tiongkok, mungkin melanjutkan proyek alumunium dan kereta api ''sedang atau cepat '' Jakarta-Bandung. Kunjungan ke China yang misterius itu mengundang pertanyaan publik: ada apa bolak-balik ke China? Mau cari investasi untuk mendapat kickback atau untuk ngapain?

Kalangan DPR menilai Rinso bekerja di luar tugas pokok dan fungsinya dan terkesan tidak menguasai masalah.

Renault seeks new opportunities in China despite economic slowdown

KONFRONTASI - The French carmaker, Renault, says it is still optimistic about China's automobile market despite the country’s economic slowdown in recent weeks.

Renault’s Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said in an interview on the sidelines of the IAA motor show in Frankfurt, Germany, on Tuesday that his company will go ahead with its plans for the Chinese market undeterred by the Asian country’s economic slowdown, AFP reported.

"Of all the European carmakers, the one that is least worried about what is happening in China is Renault," Ghosn added.

China set to restructure state-owned enterprises

KONFRONTASI - China has unveiled details of a plan to restructure the country’s state-owned enterprises, including through partial privatization, as available data point to sputtering growth in the world's second-largest economy.

The plan, whose details were revealed on Sunday, has been drawn up by the Communist Party's Central Committee and the State Council, which is China's cabinet, and includes secondary plans to clean up and integrate some state-run firms, Reuters said quoting a report by China’s official Xinhua news agency.

Chinese cyber attacks not acceptable, Obama says

KONFRONTASI - President Barack Obama has told members of the US Armed Forces that alleged Chinese cyber attacks are “not acceptable," and called on American authorities   to be much more efficient in their response to such attacks.

"We've made very clear to the Chinese that there are certain practices that they're engaging in that we know are emanating from China and are not acceptable," Obama said.

China, Pakistan ready to sign economic zone deal

KONFRONTASI - Pakistan has announced its readiness to sign a 40-year-old contract with a Chinese company to develop a huge special economic zone in the southwestern Pakistani port city of Gwadar.

The announcement was made by Pakistani officials on Wednesday, who added that the economic zone is part of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), an ambitious USD-46-billion investment plan, which is supposed to link western China to the Arabian Sea through implementation of infrastructure, energy and transport projects.

China forex reserves biggest fall in August

KONFRONTASI - China's foreign exchange reserves have experienced their biggest monthly fall on record in August, following the turmoil in the world’s second largest economy.

According to central bank figures, China's reserves, seen as the world's largest, plunged $93.9 billion in August to $3.557 trillion.

The decline in reserves has accelerated after Beijing devalued the yuan on August 11.

Meanwhile, Beijing revised down its official reading for growth in 2014, saying the economy grew by 7.3%, a notch below the previous estimate of 7.4%.

IMF: China impact worse than thought

KONFRONTASI - The International Monetary Fund says China’s slowdown and other factors are pushing the global economy to much deeper trouble than originally thought.

“China's transition to a lower growth, while broadly in line with forecasts, appears to have larger-than-previously-envisaged cross-border repercussions, reflected in weakening commodity prices and stock prices," the fund said in a report.

It was released ahead of a meeting by Group of 20 (G20) finance ministers in Ankara on Friday and Saturday.