JAKARTA, KOMPAS.com – Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto invited bank-the national board of the top board discusses national economic recovery (PEN).
Not only state-owned banks incorporated in Himbara, PT Bank Central Asia (BCA) Tbk and CIMB Niaga also attended the coordination meeting. The Airlangga meeting with the bosses banking this lasts more than 1 hour.
Bank Mandiri President Director (CEO) Royke Tumilaar said that bank loan assistance was not only focused on Business, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs), non-MSMEs were also helped by their capital.
“Just a report that Mandiri is still lending to corporations and SMEs (small medium enterprise). So we want to report that we will later expand to corporations too. So it’s not just MSMEs, but non-MSMEs are also loving,” he said at the Office of the Coordinating Ministry Economy, Jakarta, Thursday (07/09/2020).
Royke also said that the Rp 10 trillion in government funds placed at Bank Mandiri was still sufficient.
“That’s enough. Now we still have a lot of liquidity. Mandiri is still okay,” he said.
On the same occasion, Deputy Director of PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk Catur Budi Harto said, the placement of funds of Rp 10 trillion for working capital by the government was still considered sufficient to channel loans to MSMEs.
“Yes While this is sufficient (working capital restructuring). (Coordination results) regarding the corporation, but I am taking care of MSMEs,” he said.
Meanwhile, BCA President Director Jahja Setiaatmadja stated that the government wanted to involve private banks in the national economic recovery effort due to the corona virus pandemic (Covid-19).
In line with the Managing Director of Mandiri, the focus of borrowing funds, according to Jahja is not only to MSMEs, but all groups are also assisted.
“Yes (we were involved in PEN). All customers were given a restructuring,” he said.