Indonesia, known for its abundant natural resources, including sea sand found along its coasts, has long restricted sea sand exports due to environmental concerns and community impacts. However, a recent policy shift in Government Regulation No. 26 of 2023, Article 9, has lifted the export ban, permitting domestic use for reclamation, infrastructure development, and exports, provided domestic demand is met.
Today’s BILLawFact will go over the ban on the export of sea sands, the lifting of it, and the exceptions to the prohibition of the ban on natural sands that are still in place.
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