An interview with Kamser Lumbanradja

Ron Knox

31 October 2017

It has been nearly 20 years since Indonesia shook off decades of dictatorship and emerged as a market economy with a fully-functioning competition enforcer. The Komisi Pengawas Persaingan Usaha (Commission for the Supervision of Business Competition, or KPPU) was armed with the country’s first competition law, but that law has proved less than ideal in the years since its passage. Now KPPU commissioner Kamser Lumbanradja talks to Ron Knox about the potential for sweeping legal changes