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Jokowi Says Indonesia Won’t Budge on Ore Export Ban – Globe

EU filed a complaint against Indonesia at WTO for the Southeast Asian country’s restriction on nickel ore export, but Indonesia remains unbothered


Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo
Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo. File photo: Reuters.

Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has said that the lawsuit launched by the European Union, or EU, would not stop Indonesia from banning ore exports, Jakarta Globe reported.

The EU filed a complaint against Indonesia at the World Trade Organization (WTO) for the Southeast Asian country’s restriction on nickel ore exports. But Jakarta remains unbothered by the EU’s disapproval and even plans to ban other ores aside from nickel.

 

Read the full report: The Jakarta Globe.

 

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Jim Pollard

Jim Pollard is an Australian journalist based in Thailand since 1999. He worked for News Ltd papers in Sydney, Perth, London and Melbourne before travelling through SE Asia in the late 90s. He was a senior editor at The Nation for 17+ years and has a family in Bangkok.

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