In November 2008, Chile and Indonesia agreed to establish a
Joint Study Group on the merits of a bilateral free trade agreement. The final report was concluded
in November 2009.
On 26 May 2014, Chile and Indonesia initiated negotiations for a free trade agreement.
On March 16, 2017, Chile resumed negotiations with Indonesia to reach a trade agreement.
Chile and Indonesia continued their negotiations on June 15-16, 2017; addressing, inter alia,
issues of market access, rules of origin, customs procedures, legal issues and cooperation.The
fourth round of negotiations took place in Jakarta, Indonesia on August 21-23, 2017.
The fifth round of negotiations, held in Santiago (Chile), concluded on October 20, 2017. On
December 14, 2017, Chile and Indonesia signed the Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
in Santiago, Chile.
The Chilean Senate approved the Chile-Indonesia Comprehensive Partnership Agreement on November