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 17 July 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 provides a status report in these disputes in accordance with Article 21.6 of the DSU.


In the effort to bring its measures into compliance with the DSB's rulings and recommendations, on 31 March 2023, Indonesia passed Law No. 6/2023 on the Stipulation of the Government Regulation in lieu of Law No. 2/2022 on Job Creation to reinforce the revocation of measure on self-sufficiency.


Furthermore, Indonesia also reiterates that relevant and significant amendments have been taken into effect to the Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Trade Regulations administering measures 1-17, resulting in the removal of measures at issue, including harvest period restriction, import realization requirement, six-month harvest requirement, reference price, and domestic purchase requirement.


Referring to its previous statement, Indonesia would again like to highlight that Commodity Balance would serve as a tool mechanism to provide comprehensive, accurate, and reliable data through an integrated national database system. We truly believe that this mechanism is part of Indonesia's effort to enhance the ease of doing business, streamline import approval procedures, and facilitate trade in transparent manner.


Indonesia remains ready to engage with New Zealand and the United States with the aim of reaching amicable solutions for these disputes.