Prabowo Subianto may owe his election win to Joko Widodo, but he’ll come to power as Indonesia’s president with his own political agenda.
Indonesia’s elections are a massive undertaking with 2,700 separate electoral contests being held for around 20,500 seats.
The scale and stakes of national elections taking place in 2024 make this the most important election year in world history.
Indonesia’s elections in February are almost certain to be a win for the oligarchs as corruption and inequality continue to fester.
Indonesia’s elections are turning into contests between interconnected elites who have similar visions for the country’s future.
Indonesian democracy declines as Joko Widodo’s term ends, with dynastic politics and weakened institutions ahead of the 2024 elections.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative continues to expand its global influence, particularly in developing autocracies, leveraging infrastructure and tech investments.
Indonesia is sticking with its nickel export ban to enhance domestic industry and leverage global battery demand.
Anies Baswedan, Prabowo Subianto, and Ganjar Pranowo will face off in Indonesia’s presidential election next year, with outgoing President Jokowi as a potential kingmaker.
Indonesia dominates global nickel production, key for EVs, but faces challenges in EV battery chemistry shifts and geopolitics.