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Acleda Bank net profit, assets grow in 1H16
Acleda Bank, Cambodia’s largest financial institution, experienced sturdy year-on-year growth during the first half of the year, according to figures from its latest audited financial statement.
Net profit grew by 17 per cent in the first half of 2016, compared to the same period a year earlier, while total assets grew to over $4 billion, representing almost 10 per cent growth from the previous year.
Acleda Bank’s total liabilities grew due to an increase in the number of customer loans, pushing the loan-to-deposit ratio above 100 per cent. But the firm’s total assets remained greater than its total liabilities.
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Indonesia to launch 13th economic package this month
Coordinating Economic Minister Darmin Nasution said on Wednesday that the government would release its 13th economic policy package in August, adding that the draft had been completed.
Darmin said the 13th package was largely an extension of the previous one, but would expand its focus beyond industry. The 12th package focused on small and medium enterprises.
"We are just waiting to schedule a meeting with the president," Darmin told reporters at his office. He refused to give the exact date the new policy package would come into effect.
The ministry team must meet with President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo one more time to finalize the details, Darmin said.