ANNOUNCEMENT 22 Dec 2010In December 2010, the government of Indonesia announced a change in import duties.
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Ministry of Finance.(2010). Regulation 241/PMK0.11/2010. Available at http://www.sjdih.depkeu.go.id/fullText/2010/241~PMK.011~2010Per.HTM
Official regulation65/PMK.011/2011 revoking the import duty removal (in Bahasa Indonesia):
On 22 December 2010, the government of Indonesia announced by regulation 241/PMK.011/2010 a temporary removal of import duties on rice (HS Code 1006.30.90). From that day until 31 March 2011, rice falling under the specified tariff line may be imported free of charge.
On 1 April 2011, the initial import duty of 450Rp/kg was re-imposed by regulation 65/PMK.011/2011.
The regulation 241/2010 included also a tariff increase on numerous other agricultural products. However, since the old tariffs for these products were not re-imposed on 1 April 2011, a separate measure was create (cf. Related Measures).