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Indonesia's budget cut may slightly lower economic growth this year: finance minister


JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesia's finance minister said on Wednesday that a planned cut in the state budget may shave 0.1 percentage point off economic growth this year.

Sri Mulyani Indrawati, a former managing director of the World Bank, said earlier this month that she had clearance from President Joko Widodo to slash spending, including regional funds, by 133.8 trillion rupiah ($10.2 billion).

(Reporting by Hidayat Setiaji; Writing by Eveline Danubrata; Editing by SImon Cameron-Moore)