Indonesia - Importation of Horticultural Products, Animals and Animal Products - Status report regarding implementation of the DSB recommendations and rulings by Indonesia - Addendum

Indonesia – importation of horticultural products,
animals and animal products

Status Report regarding implementation of
the dsb recommendations and rulings
by Indonesia


The following communication, dated 16 May 2023, 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 a status report on the implementation of the DSB’s recommendations and rulings in these disputes in accordance with Article 21.6 of the DSU.

Indonesia continues to affirm its commitment to implementing the recommendations and rulings of the DSB. As expressed in the previous meetings, Indonesia wishes to highlight substantial adjustments done to the measures at issue, namely the enforcement of Law No. 6/2023 on 31 March 2023 on the Stipulation of Government Regulation in Lieu of Law No. 2/2022 on Job Creation, which revoke the Measure 18 with regard to self-sufficiency. A number of Ministerial Regulations have also been adopted to repeal other disputed measures, such as harvest period restriction, import realization requirement, six-months harvest requirement, reference price and domestic purchase requirement.

With regard to the Commodity Balance, we would like to further reiterate that this framework aimed to serve as a tool to provide the administration with a set of comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information through integrated national database system. We truly believe that this framework would simplify the procedures for the approval of import application and enhance the ease of doing business, as well as to facilitate trade.

Indonesia wishes to reiterate its openness to work closely with New Zealand and the United States to resolve these disputes.