Toward a US-Indonesia Free Trade Agreement

Toward a US-Indonesia Free Trade Agreement

by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Sjamsu Rahardja
     
 
Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world. Would a free trade agreement (FTA) with the country be both economically and politically beneficial to the United States? What kind of benefits could Indonesia expect? This book presents a case for improved trade relations between Indonesia and the United States and recommends advancing talks toward a US-Indonesia

Overview

Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world. Would a free trade agreement (FTA) with the country be both economically and politically beneficial to the United States? What kind of benefits could Indonesia expect? This book presents a case for improved trade relations between Indonesia and the United States and recommends advancing talks toward a US-Indonesia FTA. The authors present a detailed study of the stakes involved in the proposed negotiation and estimate the FTA's potential for trade creation, trade diversion, and welfare under different scenarios.

About the Author:
Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Reginald Jones Senior Fellow, was the Marcus Wallenberg Professor of International Finance Diplomacy at Georgetown University

About the Author:
Sjamsu Rahardja, was a researcher at the Institute for Economic and Social Research in Indonesia; taught at the Faculty of Economics, University of Indonesia

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881324020
Publisher:
Peterson Institute for International Economics
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Series:
Policy Analyses in International Economics Series
Pages:
260
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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