On 27 October 2017, the Indonesian Ministry of Trade (“MOT”) issued Regulation No. 81 of 2017 (“Regulation 81/2017”) which amends MOT Regulation No. 87/M-DAG/PER/10/2015 on the Import Provisions for Specific Products (“Regulation 87/2015”).
General overview on import provisions of specific products
The following products are categorised as specific products (“Specific Products”) under Regulation 87/2015:
Importation of Specific Products are subject to the following requirements:
Specific ports under Regulation 87/2015
The following are specific ports that allow importation of Specific Products under Regulation 87/2015:
Changes brought about by Regulation 81/2017
Regulation 81/2017 revises the Specific Products that can be imported through Bitung seaport. All Specific Products may now be imported through Bitung seaport. Regulation 81/2017 however, does not relax the limitation at other Specific Ports.
Limited applicability period
As the principal Regulation 87/2015 is set to expire on 31 December 2018, API-U holders should bear in mind that the changes introduced by Regulation 81/2017 may cease in early 2019.
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