Trade/WTO

The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. It was established in 1995 and operates based on the WTO Agreements that were negotiated and signed by the bulk of trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The main objective of the WTO Agreements is to assist producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers in conducting their activities.

Latest Trade/WTO

November 30, 2009

Statement by Minister of Trade of Indonesia. H.E. Mrs. Mari Pangestu, at the Cairns Group Ministerial Meeting

Thank you Minister Crean, First of all, let me express our sincere appreciation to the Government of Australia for convening this timely and important meeting. Our appreciation also goes to you, Minister Crean, for your able chairmanship that has been promoting our Group as one of the key players in the WTO. I fully support… Continue reading

November 29, 2009

Statement by Minister of Trade of Indonesia. H.E. Mrs. Mari Pangestu, at the G-20 Ministerial Meeting

Thank you Minister Amorim, Let me begin my intervention by expressing sincere appreciation to the Government of Brazil for convening this Meeting at this very important juncture. My appreciation also goes to you, Minister Amorim, for your able chairmanship that has been keeping the G-20 at the forefront in promoting development mandate of the Doha… Continue reading