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Azerbaijan discusses efforts to increase investment with Indonesia
Azerbaijan’s Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs Elnur Israfil oglu Mammadov discussed efforts to increase business and bilateral investment with the Indonesian Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Eurasian Economic Union, Indonesia to start talks on free trade agreement - Commission
The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Indonesia have agreed to launch negotiations on a free trade agreement, the first round is scheduled for the first quarter of 2023, the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) said.
Farmers, seeds & the laws: Importing the chilling effect doctrine
The UPOV-based Plant Variety Protection laws, favoured by developed countries, and often pushed through bilateral or regional trade agreements, regulate farmers’ interactions with seeds in many countries.
Indigenous Indonesians want EU support on land rights
As the EU and Indonesia work on a free trade agreement, one tribe is seeking European help to secure its rights. Many Indigenous peoples are at risk of losing their land as economic development increases.
Canada strengthens economic cooperation with Jakarta, Indo-Pacific
Ottawa strengthened its trade relationship with Jakarta and the Indo-Pacific region as Canada Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade Minister Mary Ng concluded her two-days long visit to Indonesia to advance at least two economic agreements.
Australia, Indonesia can team up on lithium supply chain
An opportunity arises for cooperation between Indonesia and Australia on the lithium supply chain via the Indonesia-Australia trade agreement.
EU races to strengthen trade and diplomatic ties with Indonesia
EU-Indonesia relations have soured over a handful of trade disputes, most of which have gone to the World Trade Organization (WTO) for review. Yet tensions are expected to ease once the WTO makes its recommendations by the end of the year.
Jokowi ratifies largest regional trade agreement
Indonesian President Joko Widodo or Jokowi, officially ratified the RCEP, a regional free trade agreement involving 10 ASEAN countries and five partner countries, which are Australia, New Zealand, China, Japan, and South Korea.
Dhaka wants revised list of products from Jakarta before signing PTA
Dhaka has sought a revised list of goods on which Jakarta can offer tariff concessions for Bangladeshi products before signing the proposed preferential trade agreement (PTA.)
EU hopes for trade pact with Indonesia within two years
The European Union hopes to strike a free-trade agreement with Indonesia within two years despite disputes with Southeast Asia’s largest economy over palm oil and nickel, the bloc’s trade commissioner said.
Ratification of RCEP and Indonesia-Korea CEPA is not democratic and violate public rights
The Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice condemned the plenary session of the Indonesian House of Representatives which ratified the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership and the Indonesia-Korea CEPA agreement.
Indonesia parliament approves membership of China-backed regional trade deal
Indonesia’s parliament passed a law cementing the country’s membership of the China-backed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), making it the latest Southeast Asian nation to join the world’s biggest trade bloc.
Speaker calls for Indonesia-Timor Leste bilateral investment pact
House of Representatives (DPR) Speaker Puan Maharani has urged Indonesia and Timor Leste to form a bilateral investment treaty to create a stable investment climate and encourage more investment.
EAEU-Indonesia talks on free trade zone may kick off by end of year - Russian Ambassador
Negotiations on establishing a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Indonesia may commence by the end of the year.
Trade Minister discusses RCEP bill, IK-CEPA with House
Indonesia Trade Minister discussed the bill of the Ratification of the RCEP and the Indonesia-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IK-CEPA) with the House of Representatives (DPR RI).
Jokowi, Putin meeting touches on possible Indonesia-EAEU free trade zone
The Indonesian President and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow talked about establishing a free trade zone between Indonesia and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU).
UAE, Indonesia sign free trade agreement
Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates signed a free trade agreement, strengthening economic ties between Southeast Asia’s largest economy and the major oil producer Gulf state.
Civil society calls upon EU and Indonesia to respect the rights of Indonesia’s famers
Close to 90 NGOs and farmers’ organisations from Indonesia, the EU and around the world sent open letters to the EU Commission and the Indonesian government today, calling on them to refrain from any clause that restrict farmers’ rights in a future free trade agreement.
Trade Ministry expects IK-CEPA ratification in July
The Indonesia Trade Ministry expects the House of Representatives (DPR) to ratify the Indonesia-Korea Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IK-CEPA) next month.
Indonesia-Sri Lanka trade Talks soon
Negotiations on the Indonesia-Sri Lanka Preferential Trade Agreement (ISL-PTA) will begin soon as both countries see the enormous potential to boost bilateral trade, said Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia, Dewi Gustina Tobing.