Expertise: Import & Export

Shipping Law – Indonesia

SSEK Law Firm partner Stephen I. Warokka and Mutiara K. Ramadhani, an associate at the firm, have contributed the Indonesia chapter to the Chambers Shipping 2024 global guide. The guide provides the latest information on port state control, marine casualties and owners’ liability, cargo claims, maritime liens and ship arrests, passenger claims, ship-owners’ income tax Shipping Law – Indonesia

New Indonesia Trade Regulation on Import Policies and Arrangements: A Simplification or Mere Clarification?

On December 11, 2023, the Indonesian Minister of Trade (“MoT”) issued a new regulation that introduces substantial changes to import policies and arrangements, with the stated aim of clarifying and improving import procedures in Indonesia. The new regulation, MoT Regulation No. 36 of 2023 on Import Policies and Arrangements (“Regulation 36/2023”), is effective as of New Indonesia Trade Regulation on Import Policies and Arrangements: A Simplification or Mere Clarification?

Global Cosmetics Summit – Latest Information on Chemicals Management and Restrictions in Cosmetics

Chemical Watch is hosting the Global Cosmetics Summit on Nov. 17 and 18. This virtual conference will feature expert speakers discussing the latest developments in chemicals management and restrictions in cosmetics. There will also be Q&A sessions and networking opportunities. SSEK senior partner Ira A. Eddymurthy is scheduled to give a presentation on Day 1 of the Global Cosmetics Summit – Latest Information on Chemicals Management and Restrictions in Cosmetics

SSEK Discusses Licensing, Labeling Requirements for Food Imports in Indonesia at ChemLinked Webinar

SSEK and ChemLinked, a provider of regulatory information and market intelligence across the chemical, food, cosmetic and agrochemical industries in the Asia Pacific, recently held a webinar on Indonesian Food Imports: Licensing and Labeling Requirements. About the Webinar With changes to the licensing process through the Online Single Submission system and the food and drug SSEK Discusses Licensing, Labeling Requirements for Food Imports in Indonesia at ChemLinked Webinar

Free Webinar on Licensing and Labeling Requirements for Food Imports in Indonesia

SSEK and ChemLinked, a leading provider of regulatory information and market intelligence across the chemical, food, cosmetic and agrochemical industries in the Asia Pacific, are preparing an upcoming webinar on Indonesian Food Imports: Licensing and Labeling Requirements. The webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, May 18. About the Webinar With changes to the licensing process through Free Webinar on Licensing and Labeling Requirements for Food Imports in Indonesia

Investing in Indonesia – Imports

There are certain restrictions on the importation into Indonesia of commercial goods, depending on the particular goods/products. For example, the importation of sugar requires a special licence and is only allowed for the purpose of use as a raw material to support the production process. This restriction was imposed to protect Indonesia’s domestic sugar industry. Investing in Indonesia – Imports

Indonesia Omnibus Law – Changes to the Halal Products Law

Indonesia’s closely watched omnibus jobs creation bill recently became law. The stated aim of Law No. 11 Year 2020 on Jobs Creation (the “Omnibus Law“) is to bolster investment and create jobs by streamlining regulations and simplifying the licensing process to improve the ease of doing business in Indonesia The Omnibus Law revises various provisions Indonesia Omnibus Law – Changes to the Halal Products Law

Indonesian Government Imposes VAT on Imported Digital Goods and Services

Indonesia’s Minister of Finance (“MOF“) recently issued a regulation on the imposition of value-added tax (“VAT“) on intangible taxable goods and services, including digital goods and services, from foreign technology companies that are utilized in Indonesia. These new rules on VAT are contained in MOF Regulation No. 48/PMK.03/2020 regarding Procedures for the Appointment of Collectors Indonesian Government Imposes VAT on Imported Digital Goods and Services

COVID-19: Indonesia Issues Regulations for Faster and Easier Import Licensing

Many businesses in Indonesia have been forced to temporarily cease their activities because of COVID-19. Some factories are still operating to ensure the continuation of production, while implementing certain restrictions to try and prevent the spread of COVID-19, but production volume is down and price inflation is a possibility. In response, Indonesia has taken measures COVID-19: Indonesia Issues Regulations for Faster and Easier Import Licensing