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AFTINET fears that assurances sought by Labor will not prevent harmful impacts from Indonesia and other trade deals
Organisations representing millions of Australians wrote to Labor MPs last week asking them to implement their policies against harmful proposals including special rights for foreign investors to sue governments for millions over domestic laws.
Brazil aims to forge more trade accords as Bolsonaro heads to Asia
Brazil aims to conclude free trade agreements between Mercosur and Singapore and South Korea by next year, as it also eyes deals with Vietnam and Indonesia.
Indonesia says talks concluded with South Korea for economic partnership
Indonesian and South Korean ministers signed on Wednesday a deal marking the conclusion of negotiations on the substance of an economic agreement, the Indonesian trade ministry said.
Trio of free-trade deals before parliament
The Morrison government hopes to pass legislation cobbling together three free-trade deals within months. Draft legislation to lock in trade pacts with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru was introduced to parliament on Wednesday.
ISDS lawsuit: When corporation ignores state sovereignty
The book aims to provide an understanding to the public about ISDS mechanism, by providing a clear description of real impact caused by ISDS lawsuit faced by Indonesia.
Australian red meat industry urges FTA ratification
The Australian red meat industry is calling on the government to ratify the free trade agreements with Indonesia and Hong Kong without delay.
Trade deals putting corporates before people and environment
Community groups representing millions say trade deals with Indonesia, Hong Kong and Peru put corporate rights before people and environment and urge Labor and cross-bench to oppose them.
S. Korea, Indonesia to hold 10th round of trade talks
South Korea’s trade ministry said plans to hold another round of negotiations with Indonesia on a comprehensive trade agreement, as Asia’s No. 4 economy continues efforts to expand its export portfolio in the Southeast Asian market.
Indonesia gets Rp 232 billion grant from EU to ease trade negotiations
The European Union has granted Indonesia Rp 232 billion (US$16.37 million) through a program dubbed ARISE+ Indonesia to improve trade conditions and capacity between 2019 and 2023.
South Africa, Brazil and Indonesia call for alternatives to ISDS in UN review
Their submissions conclude that the system is detrimental to public budgets, regulations in the public interest, democracy and the rule of law.
Indonesia trade deal faces Senate hurdles
The minister responsible for striking international trade deals is trying to ease concerns about a potential influx of Indonesian workers.
Indonesia voices readiness to intensify trade cooperation with China
Indonesia echoed its inclination to deepen cooperation with China in the areas of trade and investment, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita stated.
Indonesia, South Korea link up amid ‘turbulent’ economic pressures
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s aggressive efforts to lure more foreign direct investment (FDI) ahead has been warmly met by South Korea.
RI looks to bolster ties with S. Korea, US through comprehensive trade agreements
The Indonesian government looks to hike trade with South Korea and the United States as it aims to complete a long-gestating trade agreement with the former and discuss a closer partnership with the latter.
Mozambique and Indonesia sign trade agreement
Mozambique and Indonesia at the premises of the Maputo Trade Fair, in the district of Marracuene, signed a preferential trade agreement.
Timely evolution of Indonesian-Chilean trade relations
SHARES Indonesia and Chile have entered a new chapter of bilateral relations with the Indonesia-Chile Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IC-CEPA), which entered into force on Aug. 10.
The Ratification of Indonesia-Australia trade agreement is targeted for completion by the end of this year
the text and documents related the Indonesia-Australia CEPA cooperation (IA-CEPA) had been submitted by the President to the Speaker of the Parliament (DPR) since 9 August 2019.
Indonesia eyes October to conclude CEPA negotiations with South Korea
Indonesia is targeting substantial conclusion to negotiations on the draft of the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with South Korea in October 2019, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita stated.
Seed patent protection in FTA castrated the farmers’ rights
The government of Indonesian is aggressively increasing the negotiation of international trade agreements governing seed patents for corporations.
Indonesian civil society groups protest RCEP trade deal
Indonesian civil society groups protested against the RCEP trade agreement last Friday, arguing that the agreement promotes corporate rights over people’s rights