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Bangladesh for early conclusion of inclusive PTA with Indonesia
Bangladesh has stressed the importance of an early conclusion of bilateral Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) with Indonesia by making it inclusive and mutually beneficial.
UAE free trade talks with India and Indonesia going well, minister says
Free trade talks between the United Arab Emirates and India and Indonesia, are making good progress, the Gulf state’s trade minister says.
EFTA-Indonesia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement enters into force
A new free trade agreement (FTA) between EFTA and Indonesia entered into force on 1 November 2021 after the ratification of all Parties.
Indonesia’s digital economy commitments in EU and RCEP trade agreements
In recent years, Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) have started to include rules for the digital economy as a result of pressure from Big Tech. This summary analyses the most important points being negotiated by Indonesia with the European Union and RCEP.
Kenya, Indonesia bridge trade gap
With the opening of a Kenyan embassy in Jakarta, Kenya and Indonesia are seeking to enhance trade ties.
RCEP edges closer to ratification in an Indonesia battered by COVID-19
Despite some obstacles, the country is slated to become the third Southeast Asian nation to ratify the mega trade pact. While there is still a chance that RCEP’s enabling legislation could get stuck in the DPR’s slow machinations.
Indonesian civil society urged the Government to be cautious in taking position in Indonesia-EU CEPA negotiations related to Omnibus Law
In the process of developing negotiations, there are new policies issued by the two countries, such as the Job Creation Law (Omnibus Law) which was passed by Indonesia in 2020, and the EU New Trade Policy which was issued in February 2021, and these policies seem to have an impact on the IEU CEPA discussion.
Indonesia and UAE begin talks on trade and investment pact
Indonesia and the United Arab Emirates announced the start of negotiations for a new free trade and investment agreement, as the two modern Muslim nations seek to take newly forged ties to a new level.
Turkey eyes comprehensive free trade pacts to boost exports
Free trade talks ongoing with Japan, Thailand and Indonesia in Asia-Pacific region, says trade minister.
Indonesian Finance Ministry endorses five international trade rules
The Indonesian Finance Ministry has endorsed five regulations aimed at boosting trade between Indonesia and Free Trade Area (FTA) partner countries.
S. Korea to lift tariffs on imports from Indonesia, Israel under trade deals
South Korea will gradually lift or lower tariffs on more than 95 percent of its imported products from Indonesia and Israel as it has clinched trade deals with the two nations, the finance ministry said Tuesday.
Indonesia warns of ‘challenging’ trade talks with Canada
Canada is preparing to formally launch bilateral trade negotiations later this year with Indonesia, but already plans to include gender, environmental and labour provisions in a deal are being described as a “challenge.”
Russia welcomes creation of free trade zone between EAEU, Indonesia, says Lavrov
Russia welcomes the restart of the talks between the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) and Indonesia on the free trade zone creation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told a news conference after the talks with his Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi.
Canada to begin negotiations with Indonesia on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
Today, the Honourable Mary Ng, Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade, and Muhammad Lutfi, Indonesia’s Minister of Trade, announced that Canada and Indonesia will begin negotiations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA).
EU seeks tighter bond with Indonesia: Top diplomat
The Indo-Pacific region will be the new “center of gravity” for the 21st century, the European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell exclaimed, as he kicked off his visit to Jakarta this week amid lasting tensions on palm oil.
Bangladesh, Indonesia for early signing of PTA
Bangladesh and Indonesia on Thursday stressed early signing of Preferential Trade Agreement (PTA) within the ambit of which potential export items from both countries would be allowed to enter duty free, reports UNB.
Indonesia, Iran aim to finalize preferential trade agreement
Indonesia and Iran highlighted the need to finalize a trade agreement between the two countries during the visit of Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to Jakarta on Monday.
How Indonesia plans to benefit from EFTA trade deal
The House of Representatives has recently approved a draft trade deal with the four-member EFTA that is expected to facilitate foreign investment and liberalize trade in goods and services, particularly commodities such as palm oil and raw metals.
House approves Indonesia-EFTA trade deal
Indonesia is one short step away from having its first trade agreement with European countries after legislators approved a bill over a deal between Indonesia and the European Free Trade Association (EFTA).
D-8 nations should sign PTAs
Nations of the D-8 should sign a much-needed preferential trade agreement to remove tariff and non-tariff barriers, ministers and entrepreneurs of the trade bloc said.