Evaluating the importance of Australia-Indonesia economic relations

Budy Resosudarmo, Kiki Verico, Donny Harrison Pasaribu

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    Abstract

    This chapter aims to review economic interactions and relations between Australia and Indonesia. We will discuss what form they take, what challenges arise from them and what we can learn from past interactions. Australia and Indonesia are both landand resource-abundant economies with large agricultural and mining industries. Both economies rely heavily on natural resources, especially on mineral resources. The Australian economy relies heavily on coal and ore and Indonesia has relied on oil and gas and, recently, also on coal. Both economies also export a variety of agricultural commodities, although the relative value of these exports has tended to decline over time, with the exception of palm oil exports from Indonesia.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationLinking People: Connections and encounters between Australians and Indonesians
    Editors Antje Missbach and Jemma Purdey
    Place of PublicationBerlin, Germany
    PublisherRegiospectra Verlag
    Pages47-69
    Edition1st
    ISBN (Print)9783940132734
    Publication statusPublished - 2015

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