New Frontiers: Indonesia

Indonesia is undergoing a transformation which will have profound implications for the world and for Australia. Already South-East Asia's biggest economy, Indonesia is one of the fastest growing economies in our region. Yet despite its proximity, size and growth, Australia's trade and investment links with Indonesia are relatively under-developed.

Mining and mining services are key areas where the two economies have complementarities. Jakarta and Canberra have made progress freeing up trade in these sectors, but significant impediments remain. This report identifies the opportunities, conducts a stocktake of the barriers and sets out a policy agenda for trade and market liberalisation covering mining and mining equipment, technology and services that will deliver benefits to both countries.

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