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Indonesia, Switzerland committed to concluding IE-CEPA
The five countries are expected to announce the completion of the negotiation in a ministerial meeting in Geneva, Switzerland on Nov. 23.
Saudi Arabia, Indonesia eye trade deals
Indonesia is currently proposing to have a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with the GCC countries
BIT Indonesia-Singapore: "Indonesia Sovereignty is Threatened by the Foreign Investor Lawsuit"
Indonesian Civil Society, urge the Government not to ratify the recently signed Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) with Singapore said it will threatens the state’s sovereignty. Besides signing the BIT, Indonesia-Singapore also signed MoU on Investment Cooperation for sectors such as Industry 4.0, tourism, financial technology, and education.
Australia-Indonesia free trade deal safe for now but Malaysian criticism swift
Indonesia could delay signing a planned free trade deal with Australia if Prime Minister Scott Morrison formally recognises Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, political analysts suggest, as the move would provoke deep anger in the lead up to the Muslim nation’s presidential election.
Indonesia FTA in doubt as Labor tightens trade rules
The free trade agreement between Australia and Indonesia is in peril after Labor said it would not ratify the deal, or any other FTA in the pipeline, unless provisions allowing the importation of foreign workers and the ability of foreign governments to sue, were stripped out.
Singapore, Indonesia ink pact to offer protection, global arbitration access to investors
Singapore and Indonesia signed an agreement to promote and protect investments, with the treaty promising Singapore companies operating in Indonesia protection and access to international arbitration in the event of investment disputes.
Palm oil to remain part of free trade talks despite opposition
The Swiss Senate has narrowly voted against proposals to exclude palm from any free trade agreement with Malaysia and Indonesia.
Palm oil lobbyist negotiates with Bern
The chief negotiator of Indonesia sits on the board of directors of the Indonesian company Astra Agro Lestari, one of the country’s largest palm oil producers.
Un accord de libre-échange Suisse-Indonésie serait à bout touchant
L’Indonésie n’exige plus l’abolition de droits de douane à l’importation de son huile de palme, produit contesté en Suisse, et accepte des règles strictes en matière de propriété intellectuelle.
Negotiation update: “ How is the progress of RCEP and IEU CEPA negotiations?”
Representatives from the Civil Society Coalition for Economic Justice held a meeting with an Indonesian Trade Official and discussed the development of information on the RCEP and Indonesia EU CEPA negotiating rounds.
Indonesia concludes negotiations on FTA with Australia
The Indonesia-Australia agreement provides preferential access for a number of Australian agricultural products. It also provides a framework for addressing non-tariff measures.
Singapore, Indonesia agree to conclude talks on investment treaty before October leaders’ retreat
Singapore and Indonesia have agreed to conclude talks on a bilateral investment treaty between their countries before their leaders hold a retreat next month.
EFTA and Indonesia continue 15th round of negotiations on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement
The intersessional exchanges and the second half of the 15th round allowed delegations to conclude negotiations in most areas, subject to legal review of the texts, leaving only a few areas where some open issues and follow-up work remain.
Australia, Indonesia wrap up talks on free trade agreement
Canberra was pushing for more beef imports into Indonesia. Jakarta’s trade priority is removal of barriers and tariffs.
Free trade ’agreement’ between Australia, Indonesia only one page long
An Indonesian foreign ministry briefing confirmed that the agreement Australian Prime Minister hopes to sign will only be a preliminary one.
Grain growers, cattlemen big winners in free trade deal with Indonesia
The free trade agreement with Indonesia is set to give grain growers new avenues into their biggest wheat market and put cattle producers in northern Australia on their strongest footing since 2011.
Australia to make FTA with Indonesia imminent
New Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison will visit Indonesia with the goal of concluding the free trade deal between the two countries
Indonesia, South Korea calling for acceleration of RCEP negotiation
Indonesian President Joko Widodo and visiting Prime Minister of South Korea Lee Nak-yeon met at the State Palace on Monday, calling for acceleration of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
Civil coalition raises concerns over Indonesia-EU CEPA talks
Indonesian civil society coalition has voiced concerns over the ongoing talks in the Indonesia-European Union Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (I-EU CEPA), which entered its fifth round.
TPP countries to start accession talks for new members in 2019
Thailand, Indonesia, Columbia, South Korea and Taiwan are seen as willing to join the revised TPP. Britain has also shown interest.