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WTO tobacco ruling: Implications if Australia emerges triumphant

  • Bryan Mercurio

Hong Kong | Tue, April 17 2018 | 12:21 am

PREMIUM When Indonesia’s trade minister met his Australian counterpart last year, he made a light-hearted suggestion: Jakarta could impose plain packaging on wines from Down Under, and maybe even, gasp, insist that wines obtain Islamic-permissible certification for food and beverages.

The comments, said the minister, are a joke. But he added that they were “an expression of my resentment”.