ANNOUNCEMENT 01 Jan 2011

In January 2011, the government of Indonesia announced a rule change for import registration.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

1

  • 1 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising

SOURCE



the WTO "REPORT TO THE TPRB FROM THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL ON TRADE-RELATED DEVELOPMENTS", WT/TPR/OV/W/5, 9 June 2011
This information is verified by the Government of Indonesia. Available from < http://www.wto.org/english/news_e/sppl_e/sppl196_e.htm >


Inception date: 01 Jan 2011 | Removal date: 31 Dec 2012
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

The Government of Indonesia has extended the list of products subject to non-automatic import licensing. Products covered include, i.e. electronics and household appliances (HS 7321; 8413; 8414; 8415; 8418; 8419); textiles (HS 6105; 6301); footwear (HS 6401; 6402; 6403; 6404; 6405); and food and beverages (HS 1601; 1602).Pre-shipment inspection requirements reinforced. The measure is effective 1 January 2011 to 31 December 2012.
 
Non-automatic licensing is used to administer trade restrictions such as quantitative restrictions. Automatic import licensing (licensing maintained to collect statistical and other factual information on imports) is defined as import licensing where the approval of the application is granted in all cases.