ANNOUNCEMENT 12 May 2015In May 2015, the government of Indonesia announced a general change in export conditions.
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Ministry of Trade regulation 33/M-DAG/PER/5/2015 (in Bahasa Indonesia):
On 12 May 2015, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade announced regulation 33/M-DAG/PER/5/2015 amending previous regulation 44/M-DAG/PER/7/2014 (cf. Related Measures) on export provisions of tin.
With the new regulation, only tin ingots, tin solder and tin plate (cf. Annex I of the regulation) will be allowed to be exported. Additionally, all tin exporters will be required to present a proof that the tin originates from legal mines.
According to the Trade Ministry, this measure was introduced in order to better combat tin exports from illegal mining.
The regulation shall come into effect on 1 August 2015.
Due to the unavailability of trade data for 2014, the list of affected trading partners is based on 2013's trade volumes.