Foresight for 2023 is Dark, Head of BIN: Needs Better Preparation
Bogor- 2023 is predicted to be a dark year, this was stated by the Head of the State Intelligence Agency (BIN) General ( Purn ) Budi Gunawan.
He explained that in 2023, the entire world’s economy including Indonesia will experience uncertainty as a result of several factors.
” Foresight from world intelligence describes that 2023 is a dark and full of uncertainty. The term intelligence is called winter is coming “said KaBIN Budi Gunawan at the National Coordination Meeting of Regional Heads and the Communication Forum for Regional Leaders throughout Indonesia, Sentul, Bogor Regency, Tuesday (17/1/2023).
KaBIN explained that the Russia-Ukraine war was one of the factors causing economic uncertainty in 2023. This was exacerbated by the threat of using nuclear weapons.
The war between Russia and Ukraine is expected to last a long time and will affect the entire world’s energy and food supplies, especially for European countries where most of the energy and food are supplied from these two countries.
“Furthermore, based on intelligence analysis, there are potential threats. The first is the Russia-Ukraine war. It is predicted that it will continue for a long time. It will be exacerbated by the emergence of the potential use of nuclear weapons. The war between the two countries has disrupted world energy and food supplies,” he said.
Based on this, the Head of BIN predicts, the threat of an economic recession will become a scary ghost for all countries in the world, including Indonesia. Not only that, high inflation can also make the world economy fall further into the abyss of collapse.
Moreover, world demand also fell due to uncertainty, which many government officials said was the result of tea perfect storm has led a number of international institutions to project world economic growth in 2023 to be in the range of 2.3%-2.9%, down from this year’s estimate of 2.8 %-3.2%.
For this reason, BIN Head Budi Gunawan appealed to all regional heads, stakeholders and village heads to work together in mitigating and overcoming the threat in 2023 which is expected to be dark and full of uncertainty.
“Therefore, let’s make this difficult year 2023 a year of blessings by making better, more mature preparations that care more about the community,” he added.