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Indonesia faces fuel subsidy challenge

22 July 2014 Last updated at 06:08 BST

Indonesia is set to announce the winner of its presidential election on Tuesday.

With almost all of the votes counted, most private tallies of official results give Jakarta Governor Joko Widodo a slim lead over his rival Prabowo Subianto, an ex-army general.

But whoever is announced as the Indonesian president, will have to tackle the sensitive issue of fuel subsidies - the main cause of the country's huge current account deficit.

The BBC's Indonesia editor Karishma Vaswani reports from Jakarta.

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