KKP is Optimistic in Facing Strict Requirements for Fisheries Imports
Published Oct 6, 2020
The Directorate General of Strengthening the Competitiveness of Marine and Fishery Products (PDSPKP) of the KKP, Machmud, explained that Indonesia had entered into several international trade agreements in the fisheries sector, such as agreements with Australia, Chile and Hong Kong. The agreement is useful for reducing import duty rates. "Our margin is only 5 percent, it is difficult to compete with fishery products from other countries, which are cheaper in price," Machmud said as quoted from the kkp.go.id page. The negotiations that have taken place are not an easy matter. Both countries need to find a win-win solution so that they can both fulfill the interests of the state. Therefore, these negotiations lasted for years until they reached an agreement. Currently, Indonesia is still in negotiations for trade in fishery commodities with Turkey, Peru, Mozambique, Morocco, Iran and the European Union. "It's ups and downs how we conduct negotiations, in other countries there are up ...