Indonesia lobbies U.S. to maintain special tariff treatment

(L-R) Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi stands beside Indonesia's President Joko Widodo as he talks to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo before their meeting at the Presidential Palace in Jakarta, Indonesia, August 5, 2018. Adek Berry/Pool via REUTERS

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia lobbied visiting U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to keep the Southeast Asian nation on a list of countries that receive preferential trade terms, its foreign and trade ministers said on Sunday. “President Joko Widodo has delivered Indonesia’s hope that the U.S. will maintain the country’s GSP (Generalized System of Preferences) […]

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