Australia and Indonesia announced a 100-day plan on Monday to implement1 a long-awaited trade deal. 本周一，澳大利亚与印度尼西亚宣布一个百日计划用于执行一项期待已久的贸易协定。
The two counties hope to deepen trade currently worth a modest $12 billion a year.
Addressing Australia's parliament on a state visit, President Joko Widodo cast the two nations as would-be "Avengers" - "forces of good" uniting to defeat a "common enemy" and shared challenges like protectionism, intolerance and climate change.
Widodo said his visit to Australia marked "a new beginning of a new relationship" between the two nations.
The 58-year-old former furniture manufacturer was sworn in for a second term late last year, promising2
to reduce widespread poverty as Indonesia becomes one of the world's largest economies. Negotiations3
over the Australia-Indonesia trade deal began in 2010 and it was ratified4
by Indonesia's parliament last week.
The agreement will eventually see the elimination5
of all Australian trade tariffs6
, while 94 percent of Indonesian duties will be gradually eliminated.