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As a wide-ranging free trade agreement, CEPA EFTA-Indonesia includes trade in goods, trade in services, investment, intellectual property rights, government procurement, competition, trade, sustainable development and cooperation. In the area of trade in goods, the EFTA States waive all customs duties on imports of industrial products, including fish and other seafood products, originating in Indonesia. Indonesia will phase out or reduce tariffs on industrial products, including fish and other seafood products, originating in an EFTA State. For EFTA-Indonesia trade statistics, see the EFTA Trade Statistics Tool, Chapter 3, closely follows the approach of the WTO General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS). It covers trade in all services sectors among the four types of supply. Separate Annexes on the free movement of natural services (Annex IX), the recognition of qualifications of service providers (Annex X), the recognition of certificates and the training of seafarers on board ships registered in Switzerland (Annex XI), telecommunications services (Annex XIII), financial services (Annex XIV) and tourist and travel services (Annex XV) complete the chapter by adding sectoral complements to the disciplines. The lists of most-favoured-nation derogations and specific obligations of the Contracting Parties are set out in Annex VIII and Annex XII respectively. These schedules are regularly reviewed in order to further liberalise trade in services between the two parties. Indonesia signed a comprehensive free trade agreement with Japan in 2007. In February 2012, it signed a preferential trade agreement with Pakistan, which both governments want to transpose into a free trade agreement. But the Pakistani government reportedly refused to start new negotiations until its concerns about the existing deal were dispelled. Beginning with the government of Theodore Roosevelt, the United States became a major player in international trade, especially with its neighboring territories in the Caribbean and Latin America.

Today, the United States has become a leader in the free trade movement and supports groups such as the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (later the World Trade Organization). [Citation required] The agreement contains detailed provisions on trade facilitation (Annex VI). The provisions on the protection of intellectual property (Chapter 5, Annex XVII and Protocol to the Patent Agreement) include, inter alia, trademarks, copyrights, patents, undisclosed information, industrial designs and geographical indications and contain provisions on the enforcement of intellectual property rights and cooperation between the Parties. . . .