Joko Widodo, Indonesia’s president, gestures as he speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview in Silangit, North Sumatra, Indonesia.(Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg)

Jokowi Heads to 2018 With Backing of Stronger Indonesian Economy

(Bloomberg) -- Indonesia’s economy is in a stronger position as it enters 2018, bolstering President Joko Widodo as the nation gears up for elections.