ANNOUNCEMENT 07 Sep 2011

In September 2011, the government of Indonesia announced a general change in export conditions.

NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS

3

  • 3 harmful
  • 0 neutral
  • 0 liberalising
Inception date: 01 Oct 2011 | Removal date: 31 Jul 2013
Still in force

Import-related non-tariff measure, nes

On 7 September 2011, Indonesia introduced new regulations concerning the imports of live animals, carcasses, meats, edible offals and processed products (cf. Appendix II). By Ministry of Trade regulation 24/M-DAG/9/2011, imports of live animals and animal products will only be allowed in the case of insufficient domestic supply.
According to article 7 of the regulation, imports of carcass meat, offal, and/or their derivative products are allowed only 'for industry, hotel, restaurant, catering, and/or other specific need'.
The regulation came into force on 1 October 2011 and was amended by regulation 46/2013 on 29 August 2013 (cf. Related Measures).
 

AFFECTED SECTORS

 
Inception date: 01 Oct 2011 | Removal date: 31 Jul 2013
Still in force

Export licensing requirement

Article 11 of the Ministry of Trade regulation 24/M-DAG/9/2011 also stipulates that exports of the certain products require an Export Approval from the Trade Ministry. The list of the restricted products can be found in Annex III of the regulation.
The regulation came into force on 1 October 2011 and was amended by regulation 46/2013 on 29 August 2013 (cf. Related Measures).
 

Inception date: 01 Oct 2011 | Removal date: 31 Jul 2013
Still in force

Import licensing requirement

Furthermore, importers will need to obtain a 2-year certification from the Trade Ministry. In order to obtain the certificate, the importer needs to receive an Import Approval Recommendation (RPP) from the Ministry of Agriculture first. The list of products requiring this import licenses can be found in the Appendices I and II of the regulation.
The regulation came into force on 1 October 2011 and was amended by regulation 46/2013 on 29 August 2013 (cf. Related Measures).