OPTIMISM FOR TEXTILE INDUSTRY AS INDONESIA-EU FTA APPROACHES

NEGOTIATIONS for a free trade agreement between Indonesia and the European Union (EU), which will pave the way for greater opportunities for the textile and garment sectors, are entering a final phase, the head of Indonesia’s textile industry association said. “Negotiations are entering the sixth round. We expected the agreement will be completed by the end of the year or early 2019,” Ade Sudrajat, chairman of the Indonesian Textile Association (Asosiasi Pertekstilan Indonesia – API), told WTiN.com. “This is encouraging news because foreign ...


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