July 27, 2010

Statement By H.E. Erwidodo, Ambassador/Deputy Permanent Representative Of The Republic Of Indonesia In Charge Of WTO On Behalf Of G-33 Informal TNC Meeting

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am speaking on behalf of the G-33. First, let me join other delegations in thanking you, Mr. Chairman, for convening this meeting. The G-33 takes note of your report on the Doha negotiations and the possible future course of work within the framework of your “cocktail approach”. We continue to…

July 20, 2010

Statement By The Delegation Of The Republic Of Indonesia WTO Dispute Settlement Body Unites States – Certain Measures On Clove Cigarettes (Ds 406)

Thank you, Mr. Chairman Upon instruction from my authorities, I am pleased to speak before the Dispute Settlement Body regarding this agenda item – United States – Measures Affecting the Production and Sale of Clove Cigarettes – Indonesia’s request for the formation of a panel in DS 406:  United States – “Certain Measures on Clove…

July 20, 2010

DSB Setujui Pembentukan Panel Sengketa Rokok Kretek

“Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) WTO hari ini menyetujui permohonan Indonesia atas pembentukan Panel untuk menyelidiki sengketa larangan rokok kretek Indonesia di AS.“ Demikian disampaikan Erwidodo, Duta Besar/Deputi Wakil Tetap II Perutusan Tetap RI untuk World Trade Organization (WTO) seusai Sidang DSB tanggal 20 Juli 2010. Pembetukan Panel disetujui setelah Indonesia menyampaikan permohonan untuk kedua kalinya….

July 19, 2010

Statement By The Delegation Of The Republic Of Indonesia WTO Committee On Trade And Development – Sixteenth Session On Aid For Trade

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. My delegation would like to convey its appreciation for the convening of the Workshop on Monitoring and Evaluation of Aid for Trade this morning. We believe that the issue of monitoring and evaluation deserves a comprehensive discussion, in particular with regard to the constraints or difficulties that we may still be…

June 23, 2010

RI Ajukan AS Ke DSB WTO perihal Rokok Kretek

“Indonesia mengajukan permohonan kepada Dispute Settlement Body (DSB) WTO untuk pembentukan panel guna menyidangkan perkara pelarangan rokok kretek oleh AS.“ Demikian disampaikan Erwidodo, Duta Besar/Deputi Wakil Tetap II Perutusan Tetap RI untuk World Trade Organization (WTO) dalam pernyataan pada Sidang DSB tanggal 22 Juni 2010. Indonesia menyampaikan permohonan pembentukan panel setelah berbagai upaya konsultasi gagal…

June 22, 2010

Statement by the Delegation of Indonesia at the Meeting of the WTO Dispute Settlement Body, Korea – Anti Dumping Duties on Imports of Certain Paper from Indonesia

Mr. Chairman, Indonesia was very disappointed with Korea’s statement regarding this matter at the DSB meeting on 18 May 2010 and regrets Korea’s continued lack of cooperation in this dispute. Korea claims that it has taken steps to correct the violations identified by the Korea – Paper Article 21.5 panel.  Korea attempts to classify these…

June 11, 2010

Statement by The Deputy Permanent Representative in Charge of WTO Issues, Ambassador Erwidodo, of The Republic of Indonesia on Behalf of the G-33 Informal TNC Meeting

Thank you, Mr. Chairman. I am speaking on behalf of the G-33 Let me start by thanking you for convening this meeting of the TNC. The G-33 has taken note of the details that you have provided and would like to reiterate the Group’s view and position on some key aspects, namely: The December 2008…

June 8, 2010

Statement by Dr. Andy N. Sommeng, Head of Delegation of Indonesia, WTO Council for Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS Council)

Mr. Chairman, First of all, I would like to express my Delegation’s appreciation and tribute to you in chairing this very important meeting. I believe that with your able leadership and guidance, we will be able to address the various issues in the agenda and achieve desired outcomes. C. REVIEW OF THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE…

May 25, 2010

UGM Dipercaya Menjadi Pelaksana WTO Chair Programme (WCP)

Dalam acara peluncuran WTO Chair Programme (WCP) yang diselenggarakan di Markas Besar WTO, Jenewa tanggal 25 Mei 2010,  Dirjen WTO, Pascal  Lamy telah mengumumkan Universitas Gadjah Mada sebagai universitas pelaksana WCP. WCP adalah salah satu outreach yang dilakukan oleh WTO terhadap kalangan perguruan tinggi dalam rangka pengembangan kapasitas akademis studi perdagangan internasional. Melalui program tersebut, selama…

May 18, 2010

Statement by the Delegation of the Republic of IndStatement by the Delegation of the Republic of Indonesia at the WTO Dispute Settlement Body Meeting, Korea – Anti-Dumping Duties on Imports of Certain Paper from Indonesiaonesia at the WTO Dispute Settlement Body Meeting, Korea – Anti-Dumping Duties on Imports of Certain Paper from Indonesia

Thank you, Mr. Chairman, Indonesia thanks the DSB for the opportunity to make a statement today regarding Korea’s continued imposition of WTO-inconsistent anti-dumping measures on certain paper products from Indonesia. Korea initially imposed anti-dumping measures on imports of paper from Indonesia in September 2003 – six and a half years ago.  Those measures have twice…

May 5, 2010

RI Serukan Penilaian Obyektif dalam Perundingan Keanggotaan Suriah di WTO

“Perundingan untuk menilai kesiapan suatu negara menjadi anggota WTO harus didasarkan hanya pada pertimbangan teknis, komersial dan hukum.” Demikian seruan Duta Besar/Deputi Wakil Tetap RI untuk WTO di Jenewa, Erwidodo, pada sidang General Council (GC) tanggal 4 Mei 2010 di Jenewa, Swiss. Ucapan Duta Besar Erwidodo disampaikan saat sidang membahas proses aksesi/lamaran Suriah untuk menjadi…

May 5, 2010

WTO Harus Segera Selesaikan Perundingan Rules of Origin

“Perundingan di WTO untuk menciptakan keseragaman aturan rules of origin (ROO) produk perdagangan di pasar dunia harus secepatnya diselesaikan. Untuk itu perlu secepatnya dibangun energi politik yang dibutuhkan untuk mengatasi kebuntuan pembahasan teknis di Komite ROO.” Demikian pernyataan Duta Besar/Deputi Wakil Tetap RI untuk WTO di Jenewa, Erwidodo, pada sidang General Council (GC) tanggal 4…

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