PREMIUMGrowing pains: US tariff policy overshadows planned Jokowi visit

first_imgTopics : A recent United States decision to revoke Indonesia’s status as a developing country may have a dampening effect on the country’s trade interests, experts have said, as officials scramble to arrange a visit by President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo to the US next month.Few details of the plan for the President to meet US President Donald Trump have emerged, but the meeting has been backed by Jokowi’s senior aide, Coordinating Maritime and Investment Minister Luhut Pandjaitan, who recently returned from the US with the promise of US investment.Multiple meetings have been held between Indonesian and US officials in what some observers see as an apparent prelude to a visit by Jokowi. Others see it as a reaction to the removal of Indonesia’s “developing country” status at the World Trade Organization.Luhut’s visit to Washington on Feb… Google Log in with your social account Linkedin LOG INDon’t have an account? Register here Facebook Forgot Password ? Indonesia-US-relations Jokowi visit tariffs economy US diplomacylast_img

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