Introducing “Jakarta International Logistics Summit & Expo (JILSE)” to the ASEAN Country Representatives.

17 May 2017

The Directorate General of Customs and Excise (DJBC) Indonesia hosted the 26th annual ASEAN Directors-General of Customs Meeting in Bali, from 16 to 18 May. Indonesia also acts as chairman of ASEAN Customs for the next 1 (one) year. This meeting is the most active forum in the field of customs in ASEAN which discusses various customs strategies in order to support the realization of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), and also provides direction and decisions for customs cooperation forums, such as: Coordinating Committee on Customs (CCC); Customs Enforcement and Compliance Working Group (CECWG); Customs Capacity Building Working Group (CCWG) & Customs Procedures and Trade Facilitation Working Group (CPTF WG) which oversees Sub Working Group on ASEAN Customs Transit System (SWG ACTS) and ASEAN Harmonized Tariff Nomenclature Task Force (AHTN TF).

Customs leaders from 10 ASEAN member and ASEAN Secretariat are present at this meeting. ASEAN Customs Leaders also held meetings with the dialogue partners from Republic of China, Japan, Korea and Australia, with the support from World Customs Organization (WCO). It is also scheduled for consultation sessions of private sector representatives from the US-ASEAN Business Council (US-ABC), as well as private sector representatives from host countries which are proposed from Indonesia. In addition, as the host, Customs Indonesia also introduced various facilities such as KITE (Ease of Import Export Purpose), AEO (Authorized Economic Operator), PLB (Bonded Logistics Center) as well as various socialization programs such as BC Radio & TV Channel and the 2nd edition of Jakarta International Logistics Summit & Expo (JILSE) which held on 10-12 October 2017 at Jakarta International Expo (JIExpo) - Kemayoran, Jakarta.

JILSE 2017 is part of national agenda called "Indonesia Maritime, Transport & Logistics Week 2017". In collaboration with Indonesian Customs and Excise, Reed Panorama Exhibitions is proudly present its 2nd edition of JILSE with the aim of being an international-scale logistics exhibition that also has a mission to socialize Customs programs to support the industry and the international trades (Importers and Exporters) in ASEAN.

JILSE 2017 will feature the activities such as:

  1. Showcase the current import and trade licensing requirements in Indonesia.
  2. Presents the current incentives from BEA CUKAI that are available to support the manufacturers in Indonesia:-
    • Import facility for export purpose (known as KITE/Kemudahan Impor Tujuan Ekspor) that provides import duty exemption for materials used for the production of export goods.
    • Import duty exemptions for newly established or expanding foreign capital investment companies manufacturing or operating in selected service industries including construction and mining.
    • Bonded Zones, Bonded Warehouses and Free Trade Zones that in general provide import duty and import tax exemptions (PLBs).
    • ASEAN Economic Operators (AEOs).
  3. Awards and Certification of new and existing facilities.

ASEAN Customs is one of the key sectors in ASEAN economic pillar especially in trade and transportation. In addition, enforcement in the field of narcotics, hazardous goods, the environment, and smuggling practices are also the focus and mutual concern of ASEAN Customs. To support the ASEAN customs focus, JILSE 2017, this year will take the theme of "ASEAN Seamless Logistics of ASEAN Connectivity", to present customs facilities in Indonesia, as well as expand knowledge platform among ASEAN countries. JILSE 2017 invites all Customs and Excise of ASEAN to join JILSE 2017 to support ASEAN Connectivity for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC).

This year ASEAN DG Meeting is coincides with the celebration of ASEAN's 50th anniversary, so it is expected that ASEAN spirit and solidarity can be channelled through many programs that are made, especially JILSE 2017 to become a valuable capital to realize the aspirations of ASEAN Connectivity.

Download Indonesia Maritime, Transport & Logistics Week 2017 Press Release - May Issue, Here!


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