The Political Economy of Trade Policy in Indonesia

Author: 
Hadi Soesastro
M. Chatib Basri
Description: 
CSIS Working Paper Series, WPE 092
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Abstract: 
This paper focuses on Indonesia's trade policies after the economic crisis. It examines the trend towards protection and addresses the issues of competitiveness. The concluding part briefly discusses Indonesia's policies on and involvement in free trade agreements (FTAs), which have recently proliferated in the Asia Pacific region.