Jerusalem support sees multi-bln dollar IA-CEPA trade deal headed for the rocks (video)

Jerusalem support sees multi-bln dollar IA-CEPA trade deal headed for the rocks (video)

As heads of state and armies of policy and trade officials gather in Singapore for the 33rd Asean Summit and related meetings, a multi-billion dollar trade deal between Indonesia and Australia is headed for the rocks. Six years in the making, the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IA-CEPA) built mutually beneficial outcomes between the two  countries […]

Jokowi’s ‘Developmentalism’ to See IA-CEPA FTA Fall Short

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Jokowi’s ‘Developmentalism’ to See IA-CEPA FTA Fall Short

Despite the warmth between Indonesian President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull following their February 2017 meeting in Canberra, hopes that the Indonesia–Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership (IA-CEPA) will achieve a high quality ‘21st century partnership’ should be treated with caution. Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are generally evaluated differently by their respective countries. […]