Indonesian Rupiah

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Indonesian Rupiah

The currency of Indonesia. It was first issued in the 1940s during and immediately after World War II. It circulated alongside a specially minted Dutch currency until Indonesia's independence was recognized in 1949. It is a weak currency.
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In the second phase the two countries agree to use direct transaction using rupiah and RMB," she said.
The rupiah, one of Asia's worst performing currencies in the past year, was already under pressure owing to concern about Indonesia's widening current account deficit, largely blamed on huge fuel subsidies.
The "best" tourist, the policeman said, had paid him 300,000 rupiah and another tourist 100,000 rupiah.
The government has so far raised about 120 trillion rupiah in bonds this year, or two-thirds of its original gross issuance target of 178 trillion rupiah.
Among the usual cars, jewellery and beauty products, one advertisement on the klanoke website states: "16-year-old male selling a kidney for 350 million rupiah or in exchange for a Toyota Camry.
Currently, diesel costs 5,500 rupiah per liter and kerosene 2,500 rupiah per liter.
A business-man sparked a scramble for cash when he dropped 100 million rupiah ($10,700) in banknotes from an aircraft yesterday to promote a book he has written.
Un informe del Banco Internacional de Pagos revelo que monedas de paises emergentes, como el real de Brasil, la rupiah de Indonesia y el peso de Filipinas, estan siendo altamente demandadas para las operaciones de carry trade, donde inversionistas globales toman prestamos en yenes y los repasan a tomadores en otros mercados.
The Indonesian government is setting aside a fund of 13 trillion rupiah ($1.
The Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency, formed five years ago to manage distressed assets seized from state banks, has recovered a total of 163 trillion rupiah ($25.
37 trillion rupiah ($944m) were uncovered in Pertamina's accounts for the 2001 fiscal year.
9 trillion rupiah allocated in fiscal 2002, there will be an increase of 46% if the draft budget is adopted by the House.