Sri Mulyani: Digital disruptions may rid of bank tellers and back-office workers

Sri Mulyani
Finance Minister Sri Mulyani. (Source: @smindrawati)

Jakarta, IO – Finance Minister Sri Mulyani acknowledged the impact of digital disruption will present a huge challenge not only for Indonesia, but also the world.

She said one of the most obvious impacts was the disappearance of a number of jobs in several sectors, including in banking where bank tellers and back-office workers are the most affected.

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Despite eliminating several jobs, Sri Mulyani said disruption and digital transformation also created new economic potential.