ANNOUNCEMENT 18 Oct 2012In October 2012, the government of Indonesia announced a changed incentive to localise business operations.
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Food Law translated into English by USDA Indonesia:
On 18 October 2012, the Indonesian parliament passed a new Food Law. The provisions include 'self-sufficiency' and 'food sovereignty' as the first two principles by which Indonesia's food policy should be governed (art.2 of the law).
According to article 5, the policy's 'scope (...) includes:
Also, article 36 of the law stipulates that 'Food Import can only be implemented if domestic Food Production is not sufficient and/or cannot be produced domestically.'
The regulation came into force on 17 November 2012.