This barrier is unrelated to the end of the transition period, following the United Kingdom's departure from the EU.

Public ID: PID-4B68D9

Local representation requirements for digital businesses in Indonesia

in Indonesia

Trade barrier summary

This affects UK digital companies doing business in Indonesia. Ministry of Trade regulation No. 50/2020 introduces new requirements for PPMSEs (business licensing, advertising, coaching, and supervision of business actors in trading through electronic systems), including:

- overseas and domestic PPMSEs must submit data and/or information to the government
- if a PPMSE has processed more than 1,000 transactions and sent more than 1,000 packages to consumers in a 1 year period, a representative based in the jurisdiction of Indonesia must be appointed (using the same name)

The regulation will be effective from 13 November 2020.

Sectors affected

  • Technology and smart cities



Date reported

15 June 2020

Last updated

18 December 2020

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