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Steel producers against imports liberalization

  • Vincent Lingga
    Vincent Lingga

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, October 2, 2017 | 10:32 am
Steel producers against imports liberalization An employee finishes production of steel pipes at the Krakatau Steel plant in Cilegon, Banten, in this file photo. (JP/-)

PREMIUM Domestic basic steel producers have raised concerns over the government’s plan to further liberalize steel imports as part of a concerted program to improve Indonesia’s position in the World Bank’s annual The Ease of Doing Business Index which now ranks Indonesia 91st out of about 185 countries.

“Even now with import restrictions still in place, imports alrea...