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Indonesia introduces carbon tax and cap and trade system

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Michael Tardif

Foreign Legal Consultant (partner level), Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy

Jakarta

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Bessendorf Ari
Ari Bessendorf

Foreign Legal Consultant, Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy

Jakarta

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Widianto Deska
Deska Widianto

Senior Associate, Ginting & Reksodiputro in association with Allen & Overy

Jakarta

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26 October 2021

A carbon tax and an emissions reductions framework, including a cap-and-trade system, are part of new efforts to meet Indonesia's Paris commitments in a bill passed by the House of Representatives in the lead-up to COP26.
The legislation is a step towards Indonesia’s treaty obligations, but structured and coordinated implementing regulations will be necessary to establish both the carbon tax and the cap-and-trade system as effective policy.  We discuss these developments in our article.

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