indonesia – importation of horticultural
animals and animal products
Status Report regarding implementation of
the dsb recommendations and rulings
The following communication, dated 17 May 2021, from the delegation of Indonesia to the Chairperson of the Dispute Settlement Body, is circulated pursuant to Article 21.6 of the DSU.
Indonesia would like to submit this report pursuant to Article 21.6 of the Understanding on Rules and Procedures Governing the Settlement of Disputes (DSU).
Indonesia would like to reiterate its strong commitment to implementing the recommendations and ruling of the DSB in these disputes.
On measure 18, as reported in previous DSB meetings, through the enactment of Law No. 11/2020 on Job Creation, all Articles in the relevant Laws that were found to be inconsistent with WTO rules, have now been amended and are no longer in existence.
With respect to measures 1–17, substantial adjustments have been continuously carried out in order to be consistent with the recommendations and rulings of the DSB. Those adjustments include the removal of disputed measures in the relevant MoA and MoT regulations, inter alia, harvest period restriction, import realization requirements, six-months harvest requirement, and reference price.
Indonesia continues to note concerns raised by New Zealand and the United States in these disputes.
Indonesia will maintain to engage with New Zealand and the United States regarding matters related to the recommendations and rulings of the DSB.