Until recently, sneaker enthusiast Rony Suyanto had no qualms about picking up several pairs of the latest footwear while shopping in Singapore at stores such as Leftfoot or Limited Edt, but he has to be more selective now.
"At the current exchange rates of the rupiah, plus the usual mark-up on collectors' items, I will probably have to pay 10, maybe 20, per cent more now than, say, a year ago," said the 38-year-old IT consultant and Jakarta resident.
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