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Indonesia’s leader says his country to join Asia trade pact

Indonesia’s leader looked to cement his nation’s growing ties with the United States, declaring after a meeting Monday with President Barack Obama that Southeast Asia’s largest economy intended to join a sweeping U.S.-backed Pacific Rim trade deal. Indonesian President Joko Widodo is making his first Washington visit since winning power a year ago, and is keen to drum up American …

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Indonesia will join Trans-Pacific Partnership, Jokowi tells Obama

President Joko Widodo declares after White House meeting that he will sign up to TPP – but risks provoking anger among protectionists at home Barack Obama has won Indonesia’s endorsement for a contentious trans-Pacific trade deal, with the country’s president promising to join. During a meeting with the US president at the White House, Joko Widodo – known domestically as …

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Govt to Speed Up Trade Negotiations With EU: Trade Minister

Jakarta. The Indonesian government wants to accelerate negotiations on a comprehensive economic partnership agreement with the European Union in its continued quest to expand the country’s trade clout globally, said Trade Minister Thomas Lembong. Formal discussions for the trade agreement between Indonesia and the EU first began in early 2012. Still, little progress has been made since then, largely due to …

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India may provide most favoured status to RCEP investors

Development marks significant easing of investment rules that could also become the template for future bilateral investments treaties New Delhi: India is likely to grant most favoured nation (MFN) treatment to 15 countries that are in talks to conclude an agreement on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), marking a significant easing of investment rules that could also become the …

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Indonesia dan Traktat Kemitraan Trans-Pasifik

dimuat di Harian Kompas 15 Oktober 2015 Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is not really a good friend 12 Negara di lingkar Pasifik baru saja menuntaskan perundingan Traktat Kemitraan Trans- Pasifik atau Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Traktat tersebut merupakan suatu kerangka hukum bagi kerja sama perdagangan bebas dan liberalisasi di berbagai sektor ekonomi. Kerja sama tersebut merupakan mega trade bloc yang mewakili 40 …

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NGO calls on Indonesia to reject upcoming WTO meeting

Indonesian government should reject the upcoming World Trade Organization ministerial meeting as it is irrelevant for the global economy, an organization on global trade and investment has said. Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ) research and monitoring manager Rachmi Hertanti said on Thursday that the WTO “is prone to accommodating the interests of giant powers. Lobbying often takes place with only …

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Nasib Pangan Indonesia di Meja Perundingan WTO

JAKARTA-Indonesia for Global Justice  (IGJ) mendesak Pemerintah Indonesia agar serius memperjuangkan kepentingan Sektor Pertanian Indonesia dalam Perundingan KTM ke-10 World Trade Organization (WTO) yang akan dilaksanakan pada 15-18 Desember 2015 di Nairobi, Kenya. Hal ini karena Kelompok Negara Maju di WTO akan kembali menghambat pencapaian kesepakatan Proposal Cadangan Pangan Publik yang didorong oleh negara berkembang yang tergabung dalam Kelompok-33 (G33). …

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Nasib Pangan Indonesia di Meja Perundingan WTO

Rilis IGJ: “Nasib Pangan Indonesia di Meja Perundingan WTO” Jakarta, 15 Oktober 2015, Indonesia for Global Justice  (IGJ) mendesak Pemerintah Indonesia agar serius memperjuangkan kepentingan Sektor Pertanian Indonesia dalam Perundingan KTM ke-10 World Trade Organization (WTO) yang akan dilaksanakan pada 15-18 Desember 2015 di Nairobi, Kenya. Hal ini karena Kelompok Negara Maju di WTO akan kembali menghambat pencapaian kesepakatan Proposal Cadangan …

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India-EU FTA: Time for a Fundamental Rethink?

India and EU would soon resume negotiations on the stalled India-EU free trade agreement. In a joint statement issued by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel in New Delhi on Monday, both leaders expressed their “strong commitment to the EU-India Broad Based Trade and Investment Agreement and committed to bring about a resumption of the negotiations as …

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12 Pacific countries seal huge free trade deal

(UPDATED) The deal on the Trans-Pacific Partnership aims to set the rules for 21st century trade and investment and press China, not one of the 12, to shape its behavior in commerce to the TPP standards ATLANTA, USA (3rd UPDATE) – Twelve Pacific rim countries sealed the deal early Monday, October 5, on creating the world’s largest free trade area, …

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