The Political Economy of Trade Policy in Indonesia

Hadi Soesastro, M. Chatib Basri
JEL codes: 
CSIS Working Paper Series, WPE 092

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.