Market Reports/Tariffs
Textiles, Apparel, Footwear and Travel Goods

Indonesia

Import Tariffs
Documentation/Procedures
Restrictions
Standards
Labeling
Market Information

Last updated on 08/28/2017

If you have any questions about the following information, please contact Maria D'Andrea-Yothers at the U.S. Department of Commerce- Office of Textiles and Apparel at 202-482-4058 or click here for e-mail access.

**The following information is provided only as a guide and should be confirmed with the proper authorities before embarking on any export activities.**


Import Tariffs - Indonesia
Imports are subject to ad valorem tariff rates applied on the c.i.f. (cost, insurance and freight) value.

Indonesia Tariffs (percent ad valorem) on Textiles, Apparel, Footwear and Travel Goods
HS Chapter/Subheading
Tariff Rate Range (%)
Yarn
-silk
5003-5006
5
-wool
5105-5110
5
-cotton
5204-5207
5 - 7.5
-other vegetable fiber
5306-5308
5
-man-made fiber
5401-5406/5501-5511
0 - 7.5
........................
Woven Fabric
-silk
5007
5 - 10
-wool
5111-5113
10
-cotton
5208-5212
10 - 20
-other vegetable fiber
5309-5311
5 - 10
-man-made fiber
5407-5408/5512-5516
10 - 20
Knit Fabric
60
10 - 15
.........................
Non Woven Fabric
5603
5
Industrial Fabric
59
5 - 20
........................
Apparel
61-62
15 - 25
.Home Furnishings
including: bed, bath, kitchen linens, etc.................
63
5 - 35
Carpet

Footwear

Travel Goods
57

64

4202
22.5 - 25

5 - 30

15 - 20

See more detailed tariff information on the Directorate General of Customs and Excise website. See also the Current Situation of Schedules of Members on the World Trade Organization website.

Additional Import Taxes and Fees--A VAT (value added tax) of 10 percent is applied on the c.i.f. plus the import tariff applied.

A luxury tax is applied to the following products, which are deemed nonessential. The tax is collected on the customs value plus the sum of import duties levied for imports.
  • Certain clothes and goods made of leather – 40%
  • Carpets made of special material – 40%
  • Suitcases, executive bags and boxes, and purses with an import value exceeding Rp 500,000 – 40%

If your product is primarily made in the U.S. of U.S. originating components it may qualify for duty-free entry into countries with which the U.S. has a free trade agreement (FTA). The U.S. currently has FTAs with the following countries: Australia, Bahrain, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Jordan, Mexico, Morocco, Nicaragua, Oman, Panama, Peru, Singapore and South Korea. See the FTA Tariff Tool, to determine the duty-free status or reduced duties that apply to products eligible under these free trade agreements.

Additional resources for tariff information:

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Import Documentation/Procedures (Indonesia)


Non-automatic Import License
The Indonesian government requires non-automatic import licensing procedures on a broad range of products, including electronics, household appliances, textiles and footwear, toys, food and beverage products, and cosmetics. The pre-shipment verification by designated companies (known in Indonesia as “surveyors”) is required, and entry of importsis restricted to designated ports and airports. Designated ports include Belawan in North Sumatera, Tanjung Priok in Jakarta, Tanjung Emas in Semarang (Central Java), Tanjung Perak in Surabaya (East Java), Soekarno Hatta in Makassar (South Sulawesi), or an international airport.

An import license in needed in order to import certain fabrics covered in HS Chapters 52-56, 58 and 60. Only local textile producers can import textile products, and such imports can only be used as raw material or supplements for the production process of the importers-producers and may not be sold or transferred to others.



For more information on local customs rules and regulations:
Directorate General of Customs & Excise

For information on common export documents, such as transportation documents, export compliance documents, certificates of origin, certificates for shipments of specific goods, temporary shipment documents, and other export-related documents, see the Export.gov webpage on Common Export Documents.

For country-specific information on import procedures and documentation requirements, see the
Country Commercial Guides (CCG) on the export.gov website.

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Import Restrictions (Indonesia)
No information is currently available on any bans, quotas, or other restrictions.
U.S. Export Restrictions:

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) in the U.S. Department of the Treasury administers and enforces economic and trade sanctions against targeted foreign countries, terrorists, and international narcotics traffickers and their agents in accordance with U.S. foreign policy and national security goals. The OFAC website includes summaries of sanctions programs for various countries and the “Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons” (SDNs) list of entities and individuals with whom U.S. persons may not conduct business and whose property must be blocked if under the control of a U.S. person.

The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) in the U.S. Department of Commerce is responsible for implementing and enforcing the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), which regulate the export and re-export of most commercial items. BIS maintains the Denied Persons List, which consists of individuals, and companies that have been denied export and re-export privileges by BIS, and the Entity List, which consists of foreign end users who pose an unacceptable risk of diverting U.S. exports and the technology they contain to alternate destinations for the development of weapons of mass destruction
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Standards - Indonesia

Infant Apparel

The Ministry of Industry regulation No.07/M-IND/PER/2/2014 sets requirements for harmful substances in apparel for infants up to 36 months. Apparel and accessories (including pads, diapers and related items) that come in direct contact with the skin must comply with the requirements for azo dyes, formaldehyde and extractable heavy metal (i.e., cadmium, copper, lead and nickel) contents in accordance with the Indonesian National Standard (SNI) 7617:2013.

Products must be labelled with the SNI certification mark (SPPT-SNI) issued by the Indonesia Product Certification Body (LSPro – Lembaga Sertifikasi Produk). The certificate must show that the product conforms to the SNI 7617:2013 requirements. Certification testing must be done in approved local laboratories. For more information, see the SNI Certificate webpage.

Towels

In 2013, the Minister of Industry proposed a draft decree for mandatory implementation of physical and safety requirements under the SNI for towels. All towels sold in Indonesia must meet the Partial Requirements of the SNI for towels and demonstrate compliance by acquiring a product certificate and displaying the SNI Mark on every product.



Local standards organization and other resources:


The National Center for Standards and Certification Information (NCSCI) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the U.S. Department of Commerce provides information on U.S. and foreign standards, technical regulations, and conformity assessment procedures for non-agricultural products. NCSCI staff responds to requests for information by identifying relevant standards and regulations, and by referral to the appropriate standards-developers or private-sector organizations. Under copyright restrictions, NCSCI cannot provide copies of standards, but NCSCI does provide sources for accessing standards.


Notify U.S. - Member countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO) are required under the Agreement on Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT Agreement) to report to the WTO all proposed technical regulations that could affect trade with other Member countries. Notify U.S. is a free, web-based e-mail subscription service that offers U.S. companies an opportunity to review and comment on proposed foreign technical regulations that may affect their access to international markets.

Additional resources:

Examples of voluntary formaldehyde labeling programs

American Apparel and Footwear Association's Restricted Substances List

American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

ASTM International

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)


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Labeling - Indonesia

All goods sold in the Indonesian market must be labelled in Bahasa Indonesia language. Although the labeling regulation requires that labels be “embossed or printed on the goods, or wholly attached to the goods,” “permanent stickers” are reportedly permitted.

For apparel and textile products, the following information must be included on a permanent label:

  • brand name/product name
  • fiber content
  • care instructions in words (can be supplemented by symbols)
  • size
  • country of origin
  • importer name and address
For footwear products, the following information must be shown on products and/or the packaging:
  • brand name
  • size
  • country of origin
  • product name
  • importer name and address
  • leather logo (in case of leather footwear)
There are also specific labeling requirements for leather bags.

Additional information on labeling may be available from the National Standardization Agency - Badan Standardisasi Nasional - BSN.

Indonesia has implemented an ecolabeling program consistent with ISO 14024 for Indonesian products deemed environmentally friendly. Certification with the Ecolabel for paper, powder detergent, leather, footwear and textile products will take effect in November 2004. For more information on ecolabeling, see the Indonesian Eco-labeling Institute (Lembaga Ekolabel Indonesia) website.

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Market Information - Indonesia


No specific information is available.



U.S. companies may contact the U.S. Commercial Service for information and personalized counseling at every step of the exporting process. Find a U.S. Export Assistance Centers near you.

For information on protecting trademarks, designs, patents and copyrights, see the STOPFAKES.GOV website. STOPFAKES.GOV is dedicated to helping U.S. companies protect their innovations and safely market their products at home and overseas. Find guidance and resources on how to register your company's intellectual property and protect it from counterfeiting and piracy. Also find IPR toolkits for select countries, as well as other country-specific information.

For information on selling to foreign governments, see the Global Procurement Opportunities website.

Other sources for market information and data:
  • Textile Yarn Industry (08/30/2007)
OTEXA Export Market Report (U.S. export data for textiles, apparel, footwear and travel goods)

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Foreign Agricultural Service

U.S. Department of State - U.S. Embassies, Consulates, and Diplomatic Missions

U.S. Office of the Trade Representative

Local Industry and Trade Associations

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