ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARYYes
Import-related non-tariff measure, nes
The "Provisions on Iron and Steel Importation" (Decree of the Minister of Trade No 08/M-DAG/PER/2/2009), announced on 18 February 2009, which expires on 31 December 2010, introduces new procedures for the import of iron and steel as follows:
The regulation applies to 202 domestically produced steel products including Hot Rolled Coil (HRC), Hot Rolled Plate (HRP), Layered Sheet Iron, Welding Pipes, Wire Rods, and Coated-Steel Products. Some items excluded from the verification and import technical tracking regulation are:
Update 13 September 2012:
The revised Decree 21/2009 eliminates the requirement to submit a Goods Import Plan in the application by an importer-producer (IP) or an importer (IL) for importation of iron and steel products. Furthermore it enlisted the industries excluded from the scope of the Decree:
Decrees 8/2009 and 21/2009 were extended for two more years by Decree 54/2010 until 31 December 2012.
On 1 March 2012, the Minister of Trade prolonged the regulation until 31 December 2015 (see regulation No. 08/M-DAG/PER/2/2012).
Update 2 - 23 December 2015:
On 23 December 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade issued regulation 113/M-DAG/PER/12/2015 further prologning the initial provisions until 31 December 2016.
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