However, in recent years Indonesia´s economic performance remained below those of East Asia’s most dynamic neighboring economies. Today, economists are concerned that Indonesia runs the risk of a middle-income trap. Economic inequality, structural deficits in the field of infrastructure, education as well as investment in advanced industrialization are among the main risk factors.
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