IMPLEMENTATION LEVEL

National

AFFECTED FLOW

Inflow

ANNOUNCED AS TEMPORARY

No

NON-TRADE-RELATED RATIONALE

No

ELIGIBLE FIRMS

all

JUMBO

No

TARIFF PEAK

No
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Inception date: 23 Apr 2013 | Removal date: open ended
Still in force

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

On 22 April 2013, the Government eased (according to Regulation No. 16, 2013) the import provisions on certain horticultural products. The new regulation eliminates import duties on 18 horticulturalproducts, namely: garlic, garlic powder, chili powder, cabbage,chrysanthemum flowers, heliconia flowers, orchid flowers, and severalprocessed horticultural products.
The regulation was amended on 2 September 2013 by regulation 47/M-DAG/PER/8/2013. Article 14A of the amendment, for instance, stipulates that importers have to realize at least 80% of the committed amount given in the import approval.
 
Update: Separate licenses for imports of horticultural products introduced
On 10 June 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade announced in regulation 40/M-DAG/PER/6/2015 that importers of 18 horticultural products specified in regulation 16/M-DAG/PER/4/2013 would require different import licences.
Importers will now require separate licences for fresh horticultural products, for processed horticultural products and for chillies and shallots (cf. appendix of the regulation for detailed list).
The importer may apply for more than one of these licenses.
The regulation came into force on 1 July 2015.
 
Update 2: Separate licenses scrapped
On 28 September 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade issued regulation 71/M-DAG/PER/9/2015 scrapping again the requirement for separate licenses for the horticultural products mentioned above.
The regulation came into force on 1 December 2015.

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AFFECTED SECTORS AND PRODUCTS

012 Vegetables
0703 Onions, shallots, garlic, leeks and other alliaceous vegetables, fresh or chilled.
070310 Onions and shallots
070320 Garlic
0704 Cabbages, cauliflowers, kohlrabi, kale and similar edible brassicas, fresh or chilled.
070410 Cauliflowers and headed broccoli
070490 Other
016 Stimulant, spice & aromatic crops
0904 Pepper of the genus Piper; dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta.
090411 Neither crushed nor ground
090421 Dried, neither crushed nor ground
213 Prepared & preserved vegetables, pulses & potatoes
0712 Dried vegetables, whole, cut, sliced, broken or in powder, but not further prepared.
071220 Onions
071290 Other vegetables; mixtures of vegetables
239 Food products n.e.c.
0904 Pepper of the genus Piper; dried or crushed or ground fruits of the genus Capsicum or of the genus Pimenta.
090422 Crushed or ground

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