The Ministry of Trade Does Not Support the SVLK, Ministry of Siti Disappointed

The Ministry of Trade Does Not Support the SVLK, Ministry of Siti Disappointed

TEMPO.CO, Surabaya: The Ministry of Environment and Forestry is disappointed that the Ministry of Trade was not involved in the revision of Minister of Trade Regulation No. 66 of 2015 concerning Provisions on the Export of Forestry Industry Products. “The Ministry of Trade has never coordinated with us,” said Minister of Environment and Forestry Minister ...
This is the KPK’s Assessment of the SVLK Pro-Contra Questions

This is the KPK’s Assessment of the SVLK Pro-Contra Questions

Bisnis.com, JAKARTA – The Corruption Eradication Commission said the timber legality verification system (SVLK) is still needed to guarantee the legality of forestry industry export products at the upstream to downstream levels. Researcher at the KPK’s Research and Development Directorate Hariadi Kartodihardjo assessed the SVLK as having an important role in ensuring the validity of ...
Gov’t Should be Firm on Timber Legality

Gov’t Should be Firm on Timber Legality

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – The Executive Director of the Association of Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Industry (Asmindo) Sumardjani Liman asked the government to review the implementation of the wood legal verification system (SVLK) for export-oriented wood and wood products. So far, the system applies only to the local industry. “Many small and medium industries, even large ...
Why is Asmindo & Amkri had different attitude on the SVLK Enforcement Problem?

Why is Asmindo & Amkri had different attitude on the SVLK Enforcement Problem?

Bisnis.com, JAKARTA – Two furniture business associations differed in their views on the implementation of the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK). The Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Industry Association (Asmindo) supports the SVLK in full force in 2016. In contrast, the Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Association (Amkri) rejects the application of SVLK specifically for downstream products. ...
Revoked SVLK, Indonesian Products Can be defeated by Malaysia and Vietnam

Revoked SVLK, Indonesian Products Can be defeated by Malaysia and Vietnam

Bisnis.com, JAKARTA – Indonesia has the potential to compete with a number of Southeast Asian countries in seizing the legal timber product market if the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) is not fully implemented in 2016. Ida Bagus Putera Parthama, Director General of Sustainable Production Forest Management at the Ministry of Environment and Forestry, Ida ...
Minister Siti Asks Implementation SVLK on  Furniture

Minister Siti Asks Implementation SVLK on Furniture

Minister of Environment and Forestry Siti Nurbaya Bakar requested that the implementation of the Timber Legality Verification System (SVLK) be carried out in full for timber entrepreneurs, including furniture and handicraft products. This responds to the issuance of Minister of Trade Regulation (Permendag) No.66 / M-DAG / PER / 8/2015 which revised Permendag No.97 / ...