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Towards a U.S.-Indonesia free trade agreement



This paper examines the main issues in designing an FTA between Indonesia and the United States. The first section briefly examines current trade relations and issues between Indonesia and the United States. It also addresses the strategic and economic impact of a possible FTA between Indonesia and the United States for Indonesia. The second section examines elements of a possible Indonesia-United States FTA with a view on similar agreements concluded between Singapore and the United States and between Thailand and Australia. The third and concluding section discusses the kind of preparations needed on the Indonesia side to successfully negotiate a FTA with the United States.

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  • Hadi Soesastro, 2004. "Towards a U.S.-Indonesia free trade agreement," CSIS Economics Working Paper Series WPE085, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta, Indonesia.
  • Handle: RePEc:sis:wpecon:wpe085

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    Indonesia; the United States (US); free trade agreements (FTA); international economics;

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    • F13 - International Economics - - Trade - - - Trade Policy; International Trade Organizations

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