JAKARTA — The Assn. of Indonesian Automotive Industries (Gaikindo) wants implementation of the Assn. of SE Asian Nations' (ASEAN) Free Trade Agreement(AFTA) delayed two years to give Indonesia time to recover from its economic crisis. “Compared with the other ASEAN members, we have been the hardest hit by the regional crisis,” says Bambang Trisulo, Gaikindo chairman. “From this point of view, it would be too risky for Indonesia to fully join the AFTA.” Under AFTA, the ASEAN nations — ...
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