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


Non-recognition of international testing standards in Indonesia affects UK exports

in Indonesia

Trade barrier summary

The Indonesian National Standard (SNI), which permits certain products to enter the market, seems increasingly not to recognise products that meet international standards. Acceptance of product testing by overseas standards bodies seems to also be decreasing. There is a need for greater use of international product standards and acceptance of testing by international bodies in the market.

Sectors affected

  • Advanced engineering
  • Airports
  • Consumer and retail
  • Food and drink
  • Pharmaceuticals and biotechnology



Date reported

29 January 2019

Last updated

17 December 2020

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