Indonesia: New Policy on Export Proceeds and Foreign Debt Withdrawal
On 3 October 2011, Bank Indonesia announced its regulation No.13/20/PBI/2011 dated 30 September 2011 concerning Export Proceeds and Foreign Debt Withdrawal Policy. The regulation requires from 2 January 2012 onwards that exporters receive export proceeds through domestic banks, and that debtors withdraw their foreign borrowing through domestic banks.
Any Evidence-Based Deliberation:
|Is there anything in the public record to suggest that evidence of the effectiveness of the proposed measure was considered during official deliberations?|
|Is there any evidence that alternatives to the proposed measure were considered?|
|Is there anything in the public record that suggests that empirical evidence informed the comparison across the alternatives available to government?|
|Was such evidence identified?|
|Is such evidence publicly available?|
|Did the official decision-maker in question provide an explanation as to why a chosen measure was favoured over alternatives?|
|Is there any evidence to suggest that potentially affected trading partners were consulted before the measures were taken?|
|Is there any evidence that safeguards have been put in place to ensure that implementation of the initiative is transparent and non-discriminatory?|
|Did the government state its intention to review the measure within one year of implementation?|
Date of inception: 2 Jan 2012
GTA Evaluation: Red
“Bank Indonesia Published a New Policy on Export Proceeds and Foreign Debt Withdrawal”, Bank Indonesia press release No. 13/32/PSHM/Humas, 3 October 2011.