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Thousands rally to demand delay of ASEAN-China FTA

  • Yuli Tri Suwarni

    The Jakarta Post

Bandung | Thu, January 7 2010 | 10:23 am

PREMIUM Thousands of workers from across West Java staged a rally in Bandung on Wednesday, demanding the implementation of the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement be postponed in Indonesia.The protesters expressed fears that once the FTA came into effect it would trigger mass layoffs, as well as Indonesian products’ inability to compete on international markets.“I’m afraid that forcing this [FTA] will ...