Indonesia, Australia free trade talks set to progress following heightened tensions

March 15, 2016

Indonesian and Australian free trade talks are set to progress this week in a bid to turn around "underdone" business and investment ties following a period of heightened bilateral tensions. Former investment banker now Indonesian trade minister Thomas Lembong, arrived in Sydney on Tuesday for meetings with Australian business and political figures before travelling to Canberra on Wednesday for talks with Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo.

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Topics: REGIONAL INTEGRATION PROTECTIONISM

Regions: AUSTRALIA INDONESIA ASIA-PACIFIC

Authors: XINHUA NEWS AGENCY

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