Assessment the Impact of Asean Free Trade Area (AFTA) on Exports of Indonesian Agricultural Commodity

By: Heri Akhmadi, M.A.

Tulisan dengan judul “Assessment the Impact of Asean Free Trade Area (AFTA) on Exports of Indonesian Agricultural Commodity” merupakan paper saya yang sudah dipublikasikan di Jurnal Agraris Vol. 3 No. 2 Tahun 2017. Paper ini berisi analisis saya mengenai pengaruh pasar bebas ASEAN atau dikenal dengan ASEAN Free Trade Agreement (AFTA) terhadap kinerja ekspor komoditas pertanian Indonesia.

Berikut ini saya kutipkan abstract dari paper tersebut. Adapun versi lengkap bisa dibaca dan di download langsung di jurnal AGRARIS lewat link berikut ini.

Abstract

This paper focuses on investigation whether Indonesian membership on ASEAN Free Trade Area (AFTA) increased export of agriculture commodity. The panel augmented gravity model data from 33 major partner countries over the period of 2000-2014 has been applied to analyze the factors affected Indonesian agricultural exports. The overall finding showed that Indonesian agricultural exports were positively correlated with the size of economy and partner countries population, while they are negatively correlated with the appreciation of currency exchange rate and the enrollment on free trade agreement. Moreover, the Indonesian membership on AFTA does not gave significant impact and profitable on Indonesian agricultural exports.

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