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Great wall of trade barriers planned

  • Linda Yulisman

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Wed, December 7 2011 | 08:06 am
Great wall of trade barriers planned

PREMIUM Following concerns of a surging influx of overseas products that may further hurt local businesses amid the escalating global economic slump, the government plans to expand trade barriers to limit unnecessary imports.

Trade Minister Gita Wirjawan said on Tuesday the measures would include mostly non-tarriff barriers such as an expanded quarantine policy and mandatory use of the Indonesian N...