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

Addendum

The following communication, dated 13 October 2023, from the delegation of Indonesia to the Chairperson of the Dispute Settlement Body, is circulated pursuant to Article 21.6 of the DSU.

 

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Indonesia provided a status report in this dispute in accordance with Article 21.6 of the DSU.

As explained in previous meetings, Indonesia has addressed the DSB’s recommendations and rulings with respect to Measure 18 regarding self-sufficiency by enacting the Law No. 6/2023 on the Stipulation of the Government Regulation in lieu of Law No. 2/2022 on Job Creation.

Indonesia further emphasizes its commitment to adjust its policy regarding measures 1-17 with the enactment Minister of Agriculture and Minister of Trade Regulations, such as, by removing harvest period restriction, import realization requirement, six-month harvest requirement, reference price, and domestic purchase requirement.

Indonesia also takes this opportunity to response on complainants’ concern that Commodity Balance is a mechanism which aims to facilitate trade by establishing an integrated national database system.

Indonesia remains ready to continue its discussion with New Zealand and the United States to work on solutions for these disputes and relevant issues.