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Political Dimensions of the Currency Question 1945-1947
Indonesia (1982)
  • Robert Cribb, The Australian National University
Abstract

The article discusses the difficulties involved in introducing a national currency for Indonesia following the end of the Japanese occupation and the declaration of Indonesian independence. For complex reasons, Japanese occupation currency continued in circulation for several months after the surrender. When Republican rupiah were finally introduced they faced serious inflationary pressure.

Keywords
  • Indonesia,
  • political,
  • dimensions,
  • currency,
  • question,
  • guilder,
  • money,
  • rupiah,
  • ORI,
  • Oeang Republik Indonesia,
  • Uang Republik Indonesia,
  • Bank Negara Indonesia,
  • forgery,
  • Nanpo Kaihatsu Kinko,
  • Sukarno,
  • Maramis,
  • Java Bank,
  • Van Mook,
  • NICA,
  • Netherlands Indies Civil Administration,
  • Van der Plas,
  • NIGIEO,
  • Nederlands-Indisch Gouvernements Im- en Export-Organisatie,
  • Christison,
  • Logemann,
  • banks,
  • banking,
  • Soerachman,
  • Sumitro Djojoadikusumo,
  • Ong Eng Die,
  • Pinjaman Nasional,
  • Pindjaman Nasional,
  • tßentje van Lieftinck,
  • Sabaroeddin,
  • Hatta,
  • lasjkar,
  • lasykar,
  • Glodok,
  • Chen Pao,
  • Thomas de la Rue,
  • Halim,
  • Japanese occupation,
  • inflation
Disciplines
Publication Date
April, 1982
Citation Information
Robert Cribb. "Political Dimensions of the Currency Question 1945-1947" Indonesia Vol. 31 (1982)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/robert_cribb/3/