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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.
What Indonesia’s palm oil is losing in Swiss trade deal
If Indonesia only focuses on the formal process in palm oil international trade, it may still lose the battle of public opinion that may risk its markets and consumers worldwide.
Four key points from the ratification of the Indonesia-Singapore bilateral investment treaty
Besides protection and dispute settlement, the BIT also includes several key changes in terms of application and restriction.
Bilateral investment treaty between Singapore and Indonesia comes into force
A bilateral investment treaty between Singapore and Indonesia has come into force after being ratified in a virtual meeting on March 9.
Swiss free trade deal with Indonesia narrowly survives referendum
Voters in Switzerland have given the green light to a free trade deal with Indonesia with a small majority of 51.6%.
Wheat growers eye Indonesian trade talks
The wheat sector is excited about the prospect of Canada entering into trade agreement negotiations with Indonesia.
Palm oil row fuels Swiss vote on Indonesia trade deal
Switzerland votes Sunday on a free trade deal with Indonesia but the agreement, which opens up a vast potential market, could slip up over the issue of palm oil imports.
Switzerland commits $65 million in development aid to Indonesia
The Swiss government has allocated grant funding of $65 million over a period of four years to the island nation, in order to promote inclusive and sustainable development.
Are the sustainability criteria in the Swiss trade deal with Indonesia toothless?
A free trade agreement with Indonesia has sparked backlash and Switzerland’s first national referendum on palm oil imports. On the eve of the vote to take place March 7, SWI swissinfo.ch fact checks claims on sustainability.
Canada, Indonesia trade talks begin for comprehensive economic partnership agreement
Bilateral trade between Canada and Indonesia remains small — amounting to just over US$3.7 billion in 2019.
EAEU eyes free trade agreements with Indonesia, Mongolia
The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is considering an opportunity of establishing free trade zones with Indonesia and Mongolia.
The Swiss Farmers’ Union: Sustainability reduced to absurdity
The FTA with Indonesia showcases a supposed sustainability, but it is only a large-scale scam.
EAEU to set up free trade zones with Egypt, India, Indonesia, Mongolia
The Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) is conducting necessary work to conclude free trade agreements with Egypt, India, Indonesia, and Mongolia. In particular, EAEU plan to resume the negotiation process in the first half of the year, to hold negotiations along the tracks that they have.
PBI-Switzerland notes referendum on free trade deal with Indonesia as Canada launches consultation on similar agreement
Human rights defenders on the ground have been drawing attention for many years to the negative consequences of palm oil cultivation for small farmers, indigenous people and the environment.
Canada explores free trade agreement with Indonesia
Canada is exploring the merits of a trade agreement with Indonesia. International Trade Minister Mary Ng announced Jan. 11 that Canada was beginning public consultations.
Dispute over palm oil: Agreement with Indonesia breaks new ground
Only implementation can show what the palm oil agreement with Indonesia is worth, says trade expert Elisabeth Bürgi Bonanomi.
Ukraine plans to negotiate on free trade area with China, Egypt, Jordan, Indonesia
Ukraine has started preparations for negotiations on new agreements on a free trade area (FTA) with Egypt, Jordan, Indonesia and China, Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture Ihor Petrashko has said.
Ottawa launches public consultations on free trade deal with Indonesia
The federal government is launching public consultations on the merits of a possible free trade deal with Indonesia, International Trade Minister Mary Ng announced.
IK-CEPA paves the way for Indonesia-South Korea’s $9.1b battery project
Indonesia’s and South Korea’s $9.1 billion electric car battery joint venture project has gotten a boost after the two countries signed a comprehensive investment and trade deal.