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Indonesia South Asia & ASEAN WTO dispute settlement

In brief: Indonesia files appeal against WTO ‘fatty alcohol’ ruling

Jakarta is not happy with a WTO dispute settlement body ruling that largely rebuffed a case it brought against the EU for applying antidumping duties on its exports of ‘fatty alcohols’. Today, it officially lodged an appeal in the WTO.   In a panel report issued on 16 December 2016 the dispute settlement …

EU Climate, Environment, Labour, Human Rights Indonesia South Asia & ASEAN

Indonesia FTA papers: Intellectual property and raw materials among top EU priorities

The EU Commission has released nine revealing negotiating texts it tabled to Indonesian trade authorities during the second round of free trade talks held in Jakarta in late January.   The report on the round published by the Commission hailed the talks as “constructive” and explained that the EU set …

Agriculture Defensive trade policy EU Climate, Environment, Labour, Human Rights Indonesia WTO dispute settlement

COM review of antidumping duties on Argentina and Indonesia biodiesel part of broader web of legal disputes

The Commission announced it was undertaking a review of its antidumping measures applied to biodiesel imported from Indonesia and Argentina which have been in force since 2013. The move is only part of a wider web of legal disputes regarding these measures.   The announcement states that the EU aims to comply with …

Defensive trade policy Indonesia South Asia & ASEAN

Trade remedies among top topics on table in EU Indonesia agreement kick-off talks

At a time when EU antidumping methodologies face repeated setbacks either in the WTO or in the Court of Justice of the EU – as highlighted with the latest Appellate Body report on EU duties on Argentinean biofuels – trade remedies have featured highly in the  two-day meetings held between the …