The Ministry of Trade of the Republic of Indonesia recently issued Minister of Trade Regulation (Permendag) No. 15/2020, regarding provisions for forest product exports. This new regulation stipulates that V-Legal checks, which verify the legality of all timber products, are no longer required for exports. It was intended to streamline the export process for forest products and thereby boost trade.
Sebijak Institute conducted a rapid (4-day) online survey between 21 and 23 April 2020, to various