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June 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 27, 2020

Dian Septiari, Jakarta – With concerns over economic catastrophe taking center stage at the 36th ASEAN Summit, which kicked off virtually on Friday, some country members of the regiona

June 26, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 26, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Six Indonesian manufacturers of personal protective equipment (PPE) are preparing to export coveralls as they meet international standards for the pr

June 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 22, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The government is calling on companies to boost their research and development to produce import substitutes to help reduce Indonesia's reliance on f

June 19, 2020

Channel News Asia - June 19, 2020

Kiki Siregar, Jakarta – Amid recent activities in the South China Sea, the Indonesian government has reiterated its position on the rule of international law through diplomatic notes a

June 18, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 18, 2020

Nina Loasana, Jakarta – Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister Mahendra Siregar says the country has become more independent in producing medical gear and other health equipment, including pe

Jakarta Post - June 18, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Indonesia has secured a seat on the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) for the 2021 to 2023 term.

June 17, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 17, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – The Trade Ministry has lifted an export ban on personal protective equipment (PPE) amid oversupply in national production as it seeks to restore expo

June 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 15, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia booked a trade surplus of US$2.09 billion in May as imports fell steeper than the export slump against the backdrop of social restrictions world

June 10, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 10, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi has sent letters to at least 30 of her counterparts around the world urging them to reject the Israeli government's plan t

June 9, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 9, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Indonesia has been hit by trade remedies involving nine trading partners that launched an investigation into alleged unfair practices by the country,

June 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - June 3, 2020

Mardika Parama, Jakarta – The Industry Ministry pushed back the deadline to achieve its import reduction target by a year, as the COVID-19 pandemic has battered productivity and demand

May 29, 2020

Reuters - May 29, 2020

Jakarta – Indonesia has imposed tariffs on imports of some textile products for the period until November 2022, according to a finance ministry regulation, in a bid to protect local pr

May 27, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 27, 2020

Apriza Pinandita, Jakarta – Indonesia is set to receive the first delivery of ventilators for COVID-19 patients donated by the United States in early June, the Foreign Ministry confirm

May 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 15, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's trade balance swung back to a trade deficit of US$350 million in April on the back of falling commodity prices and plummeting global demand am

May 4, 2020

Jakarta Post - May 4, 2020

Dzulfiqar Fathur Rahman, Jakarta – Indonesia's exports of agricultural commodities have continued despite logistical disruptions caused by measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 25, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 25, 2020

Alya Nurbaiti and Marchio Irfan Gorbiano, Jakarta – The United States has agreed to supply Indonesia with medical equipment, including ventilators, for its battle with COVID-19, follow

April 22, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 22, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's palm oil exports, including oleochemicals and palm oil kernel, dropped nearly 19 percent in the January to February period driven by lower exp

April 21, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 21, 2020

Budi Sutrisno, Jakarta – Indonesia must export ready-to-use personal protective equipment (PPE) to South Korea as a form of compensation after the government bought raw materials from

April 16, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 16, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia's trade surplus and relatively resilient export figures in March may not be sustained in the near future and reflects a raw material supply disr

April 15, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 15, 2020

Adrian Wail Akhlas, Jakarta – Indonesia booked a US$743 million trade surplus in March as export and import activities contracted slightly amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Statistics Indone

April 12, 2020

South China Morning Post - April 12, 2020

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat – China and Indonesia will mark the 70th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties on Monday, at a time when the battle against Covid-19 is topmost on the m

April 9, 2020

Melbourne Age - April 9, 2020

James Massola – Australia's ambassador to Indonesia, Gary Quinlan, has been evacuated over coronavirus fears.

April 3, 2020

Jakarta Post - April 3, 2020

Made Anthony Iswara, Jakarta – The government's recently issued import policy has failed to ensure a steady supply of garlic as importers have been late to complete garlic imports, Bus

Jakarta Globe - April 3, 2020

Diana Mariska, Jakarta – The Directorate General of Customs and Excise says it has simplified the import requirements for medical equipment as the government continues to battle the co

April 1, 2020

Bloomberg - April 1, 2020

Sylvia Westall and Philip J.