Friends of the Earth and Walhi urge palm oil must be excluded from trade negotiations between Indonesia and the European Union.
Indonesian sugarcane and cattle farmers are expressing worry over a possible high inflow of sugar and livestock from Australia following the signing of the IA CEPA.
IA-CEPA will help ensure that Australia, and its horticulture producers, will be able to benefit from the country’s expected economic growth.
As released by Government of Australia
Indonesia – Australia CEPA signed without prior released text to assess its costs and benefits.
Australian unions stepped up their opposition to the deal as it currently stands and warned they would lobby a future Labor government to renegotiate the terms before it is ratified by parliament.
Press Release: Pursuing FTA finalization target, Indonesian Government are trading away people’s live and rights
The Indonesia FTA has been signed without any public scrutiny of the text and without any independent assessment of its overall costs and benefits.
Australian industry leaders laud the deal that hit a wall in October over when Australian Prime Minister considered moving the Australian embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Intervention from Retno Dewi of Indonesian women’s organization SERUNI during the RCEP Stakeholders Consultation for the 25th RCEP TNC Meeting in Westin Hotel, Bali, Indonesia.
Press Release: Indonesian activists storm 25th RCEP negotiations in Bali
Press release: Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice urges governments not to agree on Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement.
Indonesia is striving to improve its access to the European market via three different arrangements with economic unions on the continent.
Korea has decided to resume talks on signing the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement with Indonesia, seeking to broaden ties with the Southeast Asian country.
Indonesia is to sign a trade and investment partnership deal with Australia in March, Indonesia’s trade minister said.
Bangladesh and Indonesia are set to start a negotiation this month for signing a preferential trade agreement to boost bilateral trade
Indonesia and Turkey have held a third round of talks on the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IT-CEPA) in Jakarta.
Indonesian Constitutional Court issued stated that parliament’s approval is needed for the signing of International Agreement which stipulated in the Constitution on the verdict.
CSOs stress that the EFTA-Indonesia trade deal must not include any obligation that requires Indonesia to join or implement the UPOV 1991
As released by the EFTA secretariat