Indonesia – Prohibited and Restricted Imports

Indonesian importers must comply with numerous and overlapping import licensing requirements that impede access to Indonesia’s market. MOT Regulation 70/2015 came into effect in January 2016, replacing MOT Regulation 27/2012 as amended by Regulation 59/2012. The new regulation requires all importers to obtain an import license as either importers of goods for further distribution (API-U) or as importers for their own manufacturing (API-P), but they cannot obtain license for both activities.

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