The minister responsible for striking international trade deals is trying to ease concerns about a potential influx of Indonesian workers.
Indonesia echoed its inclination to deepen cooperation with China in the areas of trade and investment, Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita stated.
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo’s aggressive efforts to lure more foreign direct investment (FDI) ahead has been warmly met by South Korea.
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 at the premises of the Maputo Trade Fair, in the district of Marracuene, signed a preferential trade agreement.
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 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 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.
The government of Indonesian is aggressively increasing the negotiation of international trade agreements governing seed patents for corporations.
Indonesian civil society groups protested against the RCEP trade agreement last Friday, arguing that the agreement promotes corporate rights over people’s rights
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
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.
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.
The eighth round showed continued progress, with further text consolidation in most chapters under negotiation.
After a seven-year negotiation, Indonesia and the four EFTA countries — Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein — signed the IE-CEPA last December.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.