ANNOUNCEMENT 09 Jul 2013In July 2013, the government of Indonesia announced an alteration to its export prohibitions.
NUMBER OF INTERVENTIONS
Law no. 19/2013 (in Bahasa Indonesia):
On 9 July 2013, the Indonesian parliament passed law no. 19/2013 (hereinafter: Farmer Law) on the protection and empowerment of farmers. The law included potential import prohibitions of agricultural products in case local supplies are sufficient.
Furthermore, article 25 of the Farmer Law states that "the Government has to create conditions that produce favorable agricultural commodities prices for farmers". The second paragraph of the article states that these conditions can be achieved using:
The law came into force when it was signed by the President on 6 August 2013.