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UK vies for post-Brexit Asia trade as EU lines up FTAs
Indonesia set to be crucial battleground for negotiations
Activists: Palm oil must not get wider access to EU under Indonesia trade talks
Environmental activists have called for the issue of palm oil to be excluded from discussions taking place this week between the Indonesian government and a European Union trade delegation.
Everything you need to know about the CEPA trade deal but were afraid to ask
A total of 60 civil society organisations from Indonesia and Europe have signed a joint statement laying out serious concerns with the EU-Indonesia trade agreement. These behind-closed-doors trade negotiations - like CETA and TTIP - jeopardise an equitable and just future.
Indonesia turns to Latin America to diversify trade portfolio
After achieving a foreign trade surplus last year on the back of strong demand for minerals and agricultural products, Indonesia is looking to sustain growth by building ties with new markets, as well as deepening relationships with existing partners.
Civil groups demand CEPA bring fair outcome
Several civil groups have called for transparency in the negotiation between Indonesia and the European Union over the comprehensive economic partnership agreement (CEPA) to ensure the deal would bring equitable and sustainable development.
Civil society set out demands at EU-Indonesia trade negotiations
The next round of negotiations for a free trade agreement between the EU and Indonesia start today in Solo, Indonesia. Civil society organisations from Europe and Indonesia, including Friends of the Earth Europe and Friends of the Earth Indonesia, will meet in parallel to discuss the consequences of a potential agreement.
Churchill claims "unfair arbitration" in Indonesia legal battle
Churchill Mining updated the market on the progress made in its attempts to annul an international tribunal’s award against it.
Indonesia, EU kick off 4th round of I-EU CEPA talks
The major issue for Indonesia is a trade barrier for Indonesian palm oil following the decision by the EU Parliament on Jan. 17 to phase out the use of biodiesel manufactured from palm.
The EU - Indonesia CEPA negotiations
We call on the EU and Indonesia to use the CEPA negotiations to design an investment chapter that prioritises equitable and sustainable development.
Joint Indonesia-Singapore initiatives progressing well, says Retno
It includes inroads on a bilateral investment treaty to strengthen economic cooperation.
Indonesia strives for completion of RCEP negotiations
Indonesia is committed to accelerating negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the Jakarta Post quoted Indonesian Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita as saying.
Pakistan-Indonesia: Review process for PTA finalized
Both countries agreed to expand the PTA and opt for a Free Trade Agreement.
New EU trade deals would harm consumers, the environment and demorcracy
The European Union is currently negotiating a series of new free trade agreements that would have a negative impact on consumer rights, environmental standards and democratic principles.
FTA Switzerland – Indonesia: Respect human rights and nature – keep palm oil outside!
Palm oil must be excluded from the free trade agreement between Switzerland and Indonesia. In an open letter to Federal Councillor Johann Schneider-Ammann, Swiss environmental, human rights, consumer and farming organizations are calling for this.
With TPP agreed, RCEP members look to catch up
Trade negotiations kicking off Friday will cover tariffs, investor protections.
RCEP negotiations: Officials to meet in Jakarta in February
The member countries would deliberate on finalising the maximum number of goods on which duties will either be eliminated or reduced drastically. Matters pertaining to services sector are also expected to figure in the meeting.
Sri Lanka eyes FTA with Indonesia, in continued engagement with ASEAN
Sri Lanka and Indonesia had agreed to study a free trade agreement during a state visit of President Joko Widodo to Colombo.
Indonesia sends trade mission to South Asia
Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita kicked off the trade mission on Monday to two South Asia countries — India and Pakistan — taking with him 61 businesspeople to explore the cooperation with their counterparts in the two countries.
Indonesia-EU CEPA 4th round to be held in Surakarta
The fourth round of the Indonesia-European Union Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement is scheduled to be held in Surakarta in February.