Electronics Industry Ready to Face the AEC 2015

jaysonhyd   August 27, 2016  

Deputy Trade Minister Bayu Krisnamurthi said that the cable industry and electrical appliances Indonesia has been prepared for the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), which will start rolling by the end of 2015.
“This company is one of the best in ASEAN, and their products have met the standards, so as to believe elektrikalkami Indonesian production is able to compete on the MEA,” Bayu said during a visit to PT Supreme Cable Manufacturing Commerce on Monday.
Bayu said that, to date, produced kebel and tools elekrik in Indonesia is not intended for export out, because domestic demand is very high.
“Nationally, we see a deficit position our balance sheet for electrical, but it is not because we are not competitive, but more because domestic demand is very big,” said Bayu.
According to Bayu, export data from Indonesia in 2012 and, for electrical products exported only $ 7 billion U.S. dollars, exports to ASEAN and to only 2.6 billion U.S. dollars.
Bayu explained, for the import of electrical products in 2012 reached 15 billion U.S. dollars, but the high is not only for imports but including also the cable inside the generator and some tools that are not produced in Indonesia.
“When viewed in the industry, the number of cable industry there are approximately 25 companies, and about five or six companies are quite large, and overall I’m sure they are ready,” said Bayu.
The visit aimed to review the readiness of Indonesia to enter the AEC industry which will start up in late 2015, in particular for power tools sector.
Electrical and electronic equipment sector is one sector that is discussed in ASEAN Consultative Committee on Standards and Quality (ACCSQ).
Indonesia itself has ratified trade agreements electrical and electronic equipment in ASEAN through Presidential Regulation No. 79/2010 on the ratification of Agreement on the ASEAN Harmonized Electrical and Electronic Equipment Regulatory Regime