ANNOUNCEMENT 03 Jun 2013In June 2013, the government of Indonesia announced a change in trade-relevant health safety standards.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Official regulation 64/Permentan/OT.140/5/2013:
English translation of the document by USDA Indonesia:
On 3 June 2013, the Indonesian Ministry of Agriculture legislated regulation 64/Permentan/OT.140/5/2013, which sets requirements for the importation of organic food to Indonesia.
As stated in article 12 of the regulation, 'organic products as a result of importation into the territory of the Republic of Indonesia are required to:
The transaction certificate described above is issued either by a local organic certification institute (LSO) or a foreign domicile in Indonesia. However, the institution has to possess a certificate from the National Accrediation Committee (KAN).
The new rules came into force one year later, i.e. 3 June 2014.
As the HS code does not offer a separation of organic and nonorganic agricultural products, and as these are in many cases close substitutes of each other, the affected sectors and tariff lines are based on all relevant imported agricultural goods to Indonesia.