Setting the BI Rate
Schedule for Setting the Rate
- The monetary policy stance is determined each month in the monthly Board Meeting, drawing on material within a monthly scope.
- The monetary policy stance (BI Rate) is effective until the next Board Meeting.
- The decision concerning the monetary police stance (BI Rate) takes into account the monetary policy lag in influencing inflation.
- In unforeseen circumstances, the monetary policy stance may be adjusted in advance of the Monthly Board Meeting in a weekly Board Meeting.
Magnitude of Change in the BI Rate
The monetary policy stance is expressed in changes to the BI Rate (consistent and progressive in increments of 25 bps). Under conditions indicating the need for stronger intentions on the part of Bank Indonesia for achievement of the inflation target, the BI Rate may be adjusted by more than 25 bps in increments of 25 bps.