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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
Setting sights on ‘free trade’ Africa
Indonesia has caught the African fever, but with AfCFTA, it can do a lot more and faster in tapping the growing economic and business opportunities on offer
EU vs. Indonesia: Is it really a trade war?
The European Union has slapped countervailing tariffs on imports of subsidized biodiesel from Indonesia. The southeast Asian country has threatened to retaliate but experts say counter tariffs could be self-destructive.
VP targets free trade talks to conclude by 2019-end
Vice President Jusuf Kalla has set a target to finalize talks on the free trade agreement between Indonesia and countries or regions, with potential market, by the end of the year.
Report of the 8th round of negotiations for a FTA between the EU and Indonesia
The eighth round showed continued progress, with further text consolidation in most chapters under negotiation.
IE-CEPA ratification expected to be completed in 2020: Deputy Minister
After a seven-year negotiation, Indonesia and the four EFTA countries — Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein — signed the IE-CEPA last December.
Indonesian delegation to arrive soon for FTA talks
Indonesian Ambassador to Pakistan stressed the need for enhancing bilateral relations with Pakistan, particularly in the fields of trade, culture, education and people-to-people contacts.
Hopeful of addressing India’s concerns in RCEP: Indonesian Trade Minister
The ASEAN troika led by Indonesia had a “fruitful” and “very frank” dialogue with India on the RCEP and efforts are on to address Delhi’s concerns ahead of a meeting on the proposed trade agreement in China.
New Indonesian-Japanese deal to be signed in late 2019
The Indonesian and Japanese governments are now working to complete the countries’ new economic partnership agreement, which is expected to be signed late this year.
Indonesia eyes trade partnership with Latin America through Argentina
The Indonesian government is seeking better market access to the Latin American region through the establishment of a working group with Argentina, a member state of South American economic bloc Mercosur.
ASEAN to send envoys to break RCEP deadlocks
ASEAN economic ministers have agreed to have representatives from Indonesia and Thailand, as well as ASEAN Secretary-General Lim Jock Hoi, engage with Indian officials over deadlocks in the negotiations of the bloc’s most strategic trade agreement.