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Police to Enforce Used Clothing Import Ban at Entry GatesPolice are collaborating with the Customs and Excise Directorate to cut off imports of second-hand products.
Business 18 Mar 2023 | 22:33 WIB
Sritex CEO Compares Used Clothing Imports to Buying RubbishIndonesia could end up a waste dump unless used clothing imports are banned entirely.
Business 16 Mar 2023 | 23:28 WIB
President Orders Crackdown on Used Clothing ImportsIndustry Minister Agus Gumiwang said the ban on the import of second-hand products has been expanded beyond apparel and footwear.
Business 15 Mar 2023 | 22:37 WIB
Illegal Clothing Imports Top $2 billion in Value: AssociationAnother tactic used by smugglers is to send used clothes to neighboring Timor Leste before smuggling them to eastern Indonesia.
Business 15 Mar 2023 | 00:11 WIB
Indonesia Enjoys Trade Surplus in 33 Straight MonthsChina is Indonesia’s biggest destination for non-oil and gas exports, amounting to $5.25 billion or 25.2 percent of overall exports.
Business 15 Feb 2023 | 23:01 WIB
Indonesia Seeks to Boost Bilateral Trade with Saudi ArabiaThe bilateral trade volume was valued at around $7 billion last year, with a deficit of $3 billion on the Indonesian side.
Business 23 Jan 2023 | 20:42 WIB
Indonesia Extends Trade Surplus Run to 31 MonthsThe latest monthly figure brings the overall international trade surplus to top $50 billion year to date.
Business 15 Des 2022 | 12:56 WIB
Indonesia Posts Trade Surplus in 27th Consecutive MonthThis marks the 27th consecutive month that Indonesia booked a trade surplus, but the country should watch out for China-Taiwan tension.
Business 15 Aug 2022 | 17:21 WIB
Coal Magnate Boy Thohir Chairs China Committee, Seeks to Strengthen Bilateral TiesThe committee holds a strategic position in facilitating more than $100 billion in trade and investment between Indonesia and China.
Business 25 Jul 2022 | 12:12 WIB
Indonesia Reports Trade Surplus for 23rd Month in a RowIndonesia saw a deficit in the bilateral trade with warring countries Russia and Ukraine.
Business 18 Apr 2022 | 14:08 WIB
BI Targets Local Currency Settlements to Reach $2.78b in 2022The local currency settlements reached $2.53 billion in value last year, more than doubled the 2020's $797 million.
Business 16 Feb 2022 | 19:50 WIB
Indonesia Begins Mandatory Halal Certification on Drugs, CosmeticsPrior to the new regime, halal certification and labeling were conducted solely by the Indonesian Ulema Council (MUI).
Business 17 Okt 2021 | 15:43 WIB
Why Indonesia Abandons Dollar in Bilateral TradeBank Indonesia has agreed the so-called local currency settlement with Malaysia, Thailand, Japan and most recently China.
Business 9 Sep 2021 | 13:23 WIB
UK's New Trading Scheme to Lower Tariffs for IndonesiaThe UK has recently opened a consultation on the trading scheme which will likely take effect in 2022.
Business 22 Jul 2021 | 15:14 WIB
Narrowest Trade Surplus in 10 Months Points to Recovering DemandIndonesia posted a trade surplus of $1.56 billion in March, down from $1.99 billion a month earlier.
Business 15 Apr 2021 | 14:42 WIB
Indonesia’s B2B Export Startup Lends Helping Hand to SMEsMade In Indonesia aims to bring more than 100,000 Indonesian companies with over 1million products to its platform
Business 4 Mar 2021 | 13:48 WIB
This Small Company Boosts Export Markets Thanks to E-Commerce PlatformThe export will be routinely carried out every week in the same volume through Tanjung Priok Port, North Jakarta.
Special Updates 27 Feb 2021 | 21:10 WIB
Australia Seeks to Bolster Agricultural Trade to IndonesiaIndonesia is Australia’s sixth largest market by value for agriculture, fisheries and forestry exports.
Business 15 Feb 2021 | 11:43 WIB
The Strong Potential for Economic Growth within Central EuropeThe strength of Poland -- and the entire CEE region -- is largely due to the number of fast-growing tech companies within the area.
Opinion 3 Feb 2021 | 18:54 WIB
Disrupting the Investment Climate -- One Spice at a TimeSpices are the Indonesia’s fourth largest export commodity with the country being the second largest exporter of pepper globally.
Business 2 Des 2020 | 14:12 WIB
FIFA Removes Indonesia as U-20 World Cup Host
Indonesia Makes Last Attempt to Retain Rights as U-20 World Cup Host
Money Laundering Tricks Include Gold Bar Imports and Forex Purchase: Mahfud
Indonesia Aims Big Investment Deals at 2023 Hannover Messe
Indonesia’s Downstream Industry Plan Needs $545.3b Till 2040