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EXPORT AND IMPORT

Export

Export is an activity or activity of releasing products and goods from within the country to foreign countries by following standard regulations and applicable provisions. Export activities are generally carried out by a country that is able to produce large quantities of goods and these quantities have been fulfilled in the country.

Import

Import is an activity or activity of marketing goods products from customs areas or buying goods products from other countries to meet basic domestic needs called imports. Trade carried out by entering goods from abroad into the Indonesian customs area and complying with the provisions of laws and regulations is called an import transaction.

Benefits of Exporting and Importing

Export

  1. Controlling Product Prices.
  2. Growing Domestic Industry.
  3. Increase Foreign Exchange.
  4. Increase Job Opportunities.


Import

  1. Fulfill domestic needs.
  2. Strengthen the position of the balance of payments.
  3. Reducing foreign exchange outflow abroad.


Goods Prohibited in Import-Export
Based on the regulation of the Minister of Trade Number 18 of 2021 concerning Goods prohibited from Export and Goods prohibited from Import, which includes:

Export

  1. Goods are prohibited from exporting in the forestry sector.
  2. Goods are prohibited from exporting in the field of agriculture.
  3. Goods are prohibited from exporting subsidized fertilizer.
  4. Goods prohibited from mining exports.
  5. Export prohibited items of cultural heritage.
  6. Export prohibited items of cultural heritage.
  7. Export prohibited items of metal scraps and scrap.


Import

  1. Import of certain types of sugar is prohibited.
  2. Import of certain types of rice is prohibited.
  3. Prohibited imports of ozone-depleting substances.
  4. Importation of used bags, used sacks and used clothing is prohibited.
  5. Importation of refrigeration system-based goods is prohibited.
  6. Prohibited imports of hazardous and toxic waste or B3 waste.
  7. Non-hazardous and toxic waste or non-B3 waste.
  8. Import of hand tools is prohibited.
  9. Import of medical devices containing mercury is prohibited.


Requirements to Become an Exporter & Importer
To be able to carry out export & import activities, there are several requirements that must be met:

  1. Having a legal entity.
  2. Have an NPWP.
  3. Have permission from the government to carry out export and import activities.
  4. Have an import identification number (API) document.
  5. Have a Customs Identification Number.
  6. Have a registration letter number from Customs.

 
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