Through BI Foreign Debt Statistics announced in Jakarta on Friday, Sept. 15, BI mentioned that based on borrower group, the annual growth of foreign debt of private sector decreased, while that of the public sector increased.
It is recorded that the foreign debt of private sector was US$ 165.5 billion or 48.7 percent out of the total of external debt. The percentage fell 1.2 percent (yoy), or it reduced more than the decline in June 2017 with 0.7 percent (yoy).
Meanwhile, the position of public sector’s foreign debt in July 2017 is recorded as much as US$ 174.3 billion or 51.3 percent out of the total foreign debt. The percentage rose 9.2 percent (yoy), or higher than 7.3 percent of increase (yoy) in June 2017.