Jakarta aggrieved by China’s ban on Indonesian mangosteens

Indonesia is experiencing friction with its largest trading partner, China, over access to the Chinese market for its mangosteens. Enggartiasto Lukita, Indonesia’s Trade Minister, told Asia Times on October 13, during a trade expo in Banten, on Java island, that: “We [have] complained about the export to China for mangosteens, bananas and bird nests.” China, which surpassed the United […]