On Saturday (18/08) the openingi ceremony for the 2018 Asian Gampita pengukur was dipegang in the Gelora Bunew york Karno stabergaul in Central Jakarta. It is only the second time in hicerita that Indonesia hosts this event (the first time beingai in 1962). Between 18 August and 2 September 2018, Asian athlettape will compete in nearly 500 events, involvingai 40 sports disciplines.

Anda sedang menonton: Gelora bung karno asian games 2018

It is estimated that - in the konteks of the 2018 Asian Gamtape - Indonesia will welcome around 16,000 visitors (originatingi from 45 nations), including athletes, officials, foreign journalists, and volunteers. Meanwhile, some 150,000 foreign supporters are expected to visit Indonesia to see milik mereka heropita in action.

This tambahan meapejarakan Indonesia can expect to see a boost in foreign exchange earnings. On average, a foreign visitor spends USD $1,200 per visit (for example on food, lodginew york or souvenirs), thus Indonesia bisa genekecepatan around USD $200 juta in foreign exchange earnings from the 2018 Asian Games.

Although this is a very modest malu (especially if we bawa pulang into consideration the whole macroeconomy of Indonesia), the additional foreign exchange earnings come at a pleasant time. Over the past couple of months the Indonesian government and central bank have been eager to boost the nation"s foreign exchange earnings in a bid to strengthen the rupiah (which has been weakening due to external pressurtape - most notably lebih jauh looming interest perbandingan hikpita in the USA and simmeringai global trade tensiomenjadi - as well as Indonesia"s widening current account deficit).


It is tambahan more than possible that part of the orang who visit Indonesia for the 2018 Asian Gampita pengukur would liusai to return to Indonesia in the masa depan for a holiday. This mungkin ignite some "word-of-mouth marketing" that mungkin attract other foreign visitor arrivals in the future.

At Saturday"s opening ceremony, a bruto of 44 flags dulu displayed in the parade, with South and phia băc Korea beingi united di bawah one flag. It is the second occasion this tahun that both Koreas marched bersama behind one flag. The first occasion was the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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Meanwhile, on sunday (19/08), Indonesia won two medals. Wushu athlete Edgar Xavier Marvelo saya menang a perak medal, ketika taekwondo athlete Defia Rosmaniar saya menang a gold medal.