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On 14 May 2018, the Customs Main Office hold a socialization on Government Regulation No. 20/2017 and Minister of Finance Regulation No. 40/PMK.04/2018. These regulations regulates Recording, Prevention, Warranty, Temporary Suspension, Monitoring and Evaluation to Control the Import and Export of the Goods which Allegedly Violate the Intellectual Property Rights.
During this event, Mr. Heru Pambudi as the Director General of Customs and Excise provided some background of the issuance and its importance in combating counterfeit products, and providing protection for the public, and creating business certainty. The new procedures would allow holder of Trademark and Copyright to take part in a scheme where prevention and suspension of import-export goods can be conducted based on the Customs’ recording system.
Few representatives from EuroCham and the Indonesia Freight Forwarding Association (ALFI) visited the Directorate of Technical Customs at the Customs Main Office. Organized on 27 April 2018, the representatives met Mr. Anju Gultom (Head of Import Section) and discussed observations regarding the main changes introduced by the Minister of Finance Regulation No. 158/PMK.04/2017 on Procedures of Delivery of Inward Notices, Inward Manifests and Outward Manifests of Transportation Mean. Formal submission of inputs will be submitted to the Customs regarding the implementation.