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Why the WTO remains relevant for Indonesia

Jakarta | Tue, January 9, 2018 | 10:22 am
Why the WTO remains relevant for Indonesia Indonesia could also look for more favorable future global norms in the area of e-commerce that would allow WTO members to impose custom duties on electronically traded goods. (Shutterstock/File)

PREMIUM When the Marrakesh Agreement was signed in 1994, Indonesia and the other 122 original members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) became contracting parties of a rule-based multilateral trading system. This meant that they were committed to abiding by the core principles of non-discrimination and to respect a set of rights and obligations in conducting international trade. Since then, the WTO...

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