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Jakarta polls to alter capital's political economy

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Significance

Anies captured 58% of the vote, according to quick count results.

Impacts

  • Anies is unlikely to stall or significantly amend Ahok's transport infrastructure development plans.
  • Anies may challenge Jokowi's economic policies in 2019.
  • Investors will welcome the more business-friendly team of Anies and Sandiaga.

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