ANNOUNCEMENT 15 Oct 2015
In October 2015, the government of Indonesia announced a rule change for import registration.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Ministry of Trade regulation 87/M-DAG/PER/10/2015 (in Bahasa Indonesia)
Secondary Source (in English)
Ministry of Trade regulation 94/M-DAG/PER/10/2015 (in Bahasa Indonesia)
Ministry of Trade regulation 81/2017 (in Bahasa Indonesia)
Ministry of Trade regulation 94/2017 (in Bahasa Indonesia)
On 15 October 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade issued regulation 87/M-DAG/PER/10/2015 further easing import restrictions on given products. With the new legislation in place, the products listed in the annex will no longer require an additional import license from the Trade Ministry.
The regulation replaces regulation 83/M-DAG/PER/12/2012 as amended by 73/M-DAG/10/2014 (cf. Related Measures).
It was supposed to come into force on 1 November 2015 and shall be in force until 31 December 2018. However, the implementation was later postponed by regulation 94/M-DAG/PER/10/2015 until 1 January 2016.
The regulation was again amended on 26 October 2017 by regulation 81/2017 "in order to follow up the Joint Declaration between the Government of the Republic of Indonesia and the Government of the Republic of the Philippines in order to support Bitung-Davao / General Santos sea connectivity". However, as the Global Trade Alert does not cover bilateral trade policy changes, this amendment is not included as an intervention.