International Economics is providing capacity building to relevant ministries and agencies of Indonesia by providing expertise in support of the negotiations of the FTA/CEPA, including knowledge sharing activities, dissemination and communication of FTA/CEPA results at national and regional levels. The capacity building covers all key areas of FTA/CEPA negotiation chapters, including, inter alia, non-tariff measures (NTMs), investment, customs and trade facilitation, intellectual property, public procurement, competition, e-commerce, and trade and sustainable development.

The ultimate objective of the project is to provide technical assistance for the implementation of the ARISE Plus Indonesia programme aimed at enhancing Indonesia’s capacity to boost trade performance and competitiveness.