INDONESIA – IMPORTATION OF HORTICULTURAL PRODUCTS,
ANIMALS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS
Status Report regarding implementation of
the dsb recommendations and rulings
The following communication, dated 5 December 2019, from the delegation of Indonesia to the Chairperson of the Dispute Settlement Body, is circulated pursuant to Article 21.6 of the DSU.
Indonesia submits this report pursuant to Article 21.6 of the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes (DSU).
As reported in the last DSB meeting, Indonesia has made significant changes or adjustments to the MoA regulations as well as the MoT regulations that relevant to these disputes. Those changes or adjustments include removing disputed measures inter alia (i) harvest period restriction, (ii) import realization requirements, (iii) six-months harvest requirement, and (iv) reference price. Indonesia reaffirms its commitment to implementing the recommendations and rulings of the DSB in these disputes.
With regard to measure 18, the Government has incorporated the amendment of relevant laws into the list of National Legislation Program to be discussed with the Parliament. Indonesia commits itself to continue the process of amending the relevant laws in conformity with its national laws and regulations.
Indonesia will continue to engage with New Zealand and the United States regarding matters related to the recommendations and rulings of the DSB