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Latest phase of NSW online service introduced to help traders

  • Aditya Suharmoko

    The Jakarta Post

  /   Wed, December 24 2008   /  07:07 am

The government launched Tuesday the third phase of the National Single Window (NSW), an online service for importers and exporters that could help businesses cope with the global economic downturn.
This latest phase of the NSW, aimed at streamlining the flow of exports and imports and preventing smuggling, includes Tanjung Perak Port in Surabaya, Belawan Port in Medan and Soekarno-Hatta International Airport in Tangerang. They will join Tanjung Priok Port in Jakarta and Tanjung Emas Port in Semarang.
All importers and customs brokers at Tanjung Priok and Tanjung Emas must comply with the NSW, under the latest implementation.
Prior to this, only 146 importers benefited from the NSW, selected based on their record in adhering to port regulations.
This figure “rises to 4,852 ‘active’ importers”, out of 18,737 registered importers at the ...