The fifth round of talks not only covered discussions on trade in goods but also the trade of services, investments, and other forms of cooperation. Among the specific issues discussed were energy and raw materials.
As a new round of free trade negotiations between the European Union and Indonesia begins in Brussels, improving forest governance should be central to any agreement.
The agreement scores only 4.5 out of 20 points on a sustainability check of the draft texts - a clear fail.
Tunisia and Indonesia signed a preferential partnership agreement at the Tunisia-Indonesia Business Forum held in Tunis.
Indonesia is studying the revised Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement reached by 11 nations after the US exited, with a view to joining the trade pact, Jusuf Kalla, the country’s vice president, said on Tuesday.
The Indonesia-Turkey Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IT-CEPA) has entered the second phase. Ministry of Trade said the talks, which took place on May 28-30, 2018 in Ankara, Turkey, is one of Indonesia’s efforts to increase exports to Turkey.
The European Union believes ongoing debate over palm oil with Indonesia will not hamper the progress of the Indonesia-European Union Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (I-EU CEPA).
Indonesia and Peru agreed to step up economic cooperation during a meeting between their foreign ministers in Lima, Peru.
Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has said that the government is planning to finish negotiations over the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) this year, as, currently, progress in negotiations stands at about 80 percent.
Indonesia’s trade minister urged Southeast Asian countries that have not signed up for the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact to consider joining and that these economies could collectively negotiate accession terms.
Indonesia’s Vice President Jusuf Kalla noted that Indonesia and Africa have great potential to develop and strengthen economy.
Trade Minister asked for permission to retaliate to countries barring the use of Indonesian crude palm oil.
Negotiation of free trade agreements between Indonesia and Australia is expected to be completed by August of this year, Indonesian Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Darmin Nasution said here on Friday.
The agreement was designed to protect investment in each other’s territory. Taiwanese firms last year invested US$397 million in Indonesia, up 166% from 2016
Speaking at the 16th ASEAN Economic Ministers (AEM)-EU Trade Commissioner Consultations in Singapore on Friday, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita outlined the desired impact a free trade agreement (FTA) between ASEAN and the European Union would have on small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and the palm oil industry.
Indonesia has called on ASEAN member countries to develop a unified position in negotiations on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).
The Governments of Indonesia and Australia are seeking to immediately complete the Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) negotiations, as they seek the grounds that hampered the negotiations.
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has expressed hope that Indonesia will one day join the revamped Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), popularly known as TPP-11.
UK is pushing for a deal that would boost imports linked to deforestation despite EU moves to ban unsustainable palm oil, diplomatic papers reveal.
Canberra and Jakarta are unlikely to finalise a free trade deal ahead of the Indonesian president’s visit to Australia for a leaders summit.