The regression analysis showed that the variable tariff had no effect on the performance of Indonesia’s exports to Australia. So far, Indonesia’s trade barriers to Australia have been influenced by non-tariff measures. The IA-CEPA will surely deepen the trade deficit between Indonesia and Australia from 2014 to 2018, the trend was increased by 50.05% or a deficit of up to 3 billion USD in 2018. Increasing the signing of the FTA is not the solution. The most likely and immediate option for the Government of Indonesia is to develop an import management policy map.

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