Indonesia allows the import of goods for Reman purposes
- April 11, 2016
In order to make it as a capital for business to produce something, still usable, or to be reconditioned, remanufactured, Minister of Industry Saleh Husin has allowed import of second-hand capital goods as long as they meet the requirements.
The requirements is written in Minister of Industry Regulation Number 14 of 2016 on Technical Criteria of Second-hand Capital Goods Import, signed by Minister of Industry Saleh Husin on 23 February 2016. “This regulation is issued as a follow-up of Minister of Trade Regulation Number 127 of 2015 on Provisions of Second-hand Capital Goods Import,” said the press release of the Ministry of Industry.
Minister Saleh Husin said that capital goods means the goods used as capital for business or to produce something, still usable, or to be reconditioned, remanufactured, as well as refurbished, and not for scrap. “Therefore, second-hand capital goods may only be imported by direct user companies, reconditioning companies, as well as manufacturing companies,” he said.
Meanwhile, the list of second-hand capital goods that may be imported shall include the goods to be used in land transportation industry, maritime industry, electronics and telematics industries, as well as machinery industry. The list of capital goods classified based on Harmonized System (HZ).