ANNOUNCEMENT 24 Nov 2010In November 2010, the government of Indonesia announced changed rules for foreign investors.
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On 24 November 2010, the Indonesian parliament passed law no.13/2010 introducing new caps for investment in the horticulture industry. The maximum foreign ownership cap was reduced from 95 to 30% (art. 100(3) of the law). Furthermore, foreign investments shall be possible only in large-scale horticultural units (art. 100(2)) and they are required to deposit the same amount as the investment on a local bank account (art. 100(4)). Also, the ownership in the horticultural unit cannot be financed by a local credit (art. 100(5)).The regulation came into force on the day of its issuance.