Again, Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for the Economy Sri Mulyani Indrawati was listed in 's 100 most powerful women according to Forbes magazine edition August 2009. Last year, Forbes also listed Sri Mulyani in World's most powerful woman 2008. In 2006 and 2008, Mulyani was elected as the best Economic Minister in Asia. Since Indrawati's 2005 appointment as Indonesia's finance minister, the country's foreign exchange reserves reached an all-time high of $60 billion, and foreign investment skyrocketed. She has fought against government corruption, created tax incentives and simplified investment laws. Her performance earned her a promotion. In June Indrawati was named to run the country's economic affairs. — Kate Macmillan Mulyani is truly a strong woman and known globally as next world's economic leader. Kevin Rudd once said that Mulyani can be a successful economic minister in any country.
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