The Government revokes ban on exporting Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).


  • On 17 June 2020, Ministry of Trade Regulation No. 57/2020 on the export of mask raw materials, masks, and personal protection equipment (PPE) was released.
  • The newly enacted regulation states the following:

    – Considering the availability of the national stock, the Ministry of Trade revokes ban on PPE as stated in the Ministry of Trade’s regulation No. 23/2020 in conjunction with regulation No. 34/2020 concerning Temporary Prohibition on export of antiseptic, mask’s raw material, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), and masks.

  • The regulation came into force on 19 June 2020, two days after the release of the regulation.
Jakarta Governor imposes odd-even policy in traditional markets.


  • Jakarta Governor Anies Baswedan mentioned that 153 traditional markets in Jakarta is to operate under an odd-even system during the capital’s transitional large-scale social restrictions (PSBB) period.
  • The implementation of the system was to limit the level of interaction between traders and their customers in traditional markets amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The implementation of the odd-even policy will be based on traders’ market stall numbers, whereby traders whose market stall numbers end in an odd number will only be allowed to operate on odd-numbered dates and vice versa. The system has been imposed since 5 June.