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PRESIDENTIAL REGULATION NUMBER 74 OF 2017: E-COMMERCE ROADMAP FOR THE YEAR 2017-2019

The government has promoted the acceleration and development of a national electronic- based commerce system (e-commerce) by stipulating Presidential regulation No. 74 of 2017 regarding e-Commerce roadmap for the year 2017- 2019 (“Pr 74/2017”), effective as of 3 August 2017.

The 2017-2019 National electronic-Based Commerce System (“2017-2019 National E-Commerce Roadmap”) is a document that provides direction and steps of preparing and implementing commercial transactions which are based on a range of electronic devices and procedures.

The 2017-2019 National E-Commerce Roadmap includes a number of programs, among others:

(i) funding;

(ii) taxes;

(iii) consumer protection;

(iv) education
and human resources;

(v) communication infrastructure;

(vi) logistics;

(vii) cybersecurity; and (

(vii) Notification of the Implementing Management

on 2017-2019 National E-Commerce Roadmap.

The government has established a Steering Committee for the 2017-
2019 National e-Commerce Roadmap led by the Coordinating Minister for
the Economy, the Minister of home Affairs, the Minister of Commerce, the Minister of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises, the Minister of Transportation, the Governor of Bank Indonesia and the Chairman of the
Board of Commissioners of the Financial Services Agency (OJK).

The duties of the Steering Committee for the 2017-2019 National e-Commerce roadmap are: a) conducting coordination and synchronization of implementation of the 2017- 2019 National e-Commerce Roadmap; b) directing steps and policies to resolve issues and overcome obstacles in the implementation of 2017- 2019 National e-Commerce Roadmap; c) monitoring and evaluating the implementation of the 2017-2019 National E-Commerce Roadmap; and d) amending the 2017-2019 National E-Commerce Roadmap as necessary.

In performing their duties, the Steering Committee for the 2017-2019 National e-Commerce Roadmap is assisted by various parties, among others the implementation team and prominent source persons. The duties, work procedures and composition of the implementation team and prominent source persons are set forth in a Decision of the Coordinating Minister for the Economy, as the Chairman of the Steering Committee.

This 2017-2019 National E-Commerce Roadmap is useful as a reference for the central and regional governments in determining policies by sectors and preparing action plans in order to accelerate the implementation of e-commerce systems. It also serves as a useful reference for stakeholders in implementing e-commerce activities.

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