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The Role of IBRA Free Debt Hide Hands

JAKARTA – For those who follow forestry issues in Indonesia, the Indonesian Bank Restructuring Agency (IBRA) is like throwing stones and hiding your hands. The biggest issue in forestry is that of illegal logging. Arising from excess capacity of the timber industry, which could be reduced if IBRA forced debt collecting or closure rather than simply redeeming timber companies’ debts with assets sales.
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