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Indonesia's strategy in rising US-China trade tensions

  • Lili Yan Ing
    Lili Yan Ing


Jakarta | Tue, July 10, 2018 | 11:36 am
Indonesia's strategy in rising US-China trade tensions Shipping containers are seen at a port in Qingdao, in China's eastern Shandong province on April 13, 2018. (AFP/-)

PREMIUM While uncertainty persists amid escalating tensions in United States-China trade, Indonesia will remain neutral and maintain positive engagement.

Let us begin by understanding the main issue that the US economy faces. The US economy has been facing “twin deficits” of budget and trade. In Q4-2017, the US recorded a budget deficit of 3.4 percent of gross domestic product (...

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