Region: Indonesia

OECD recommends competitive fix for Indonesian logistics market

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development has urged the Indonesian government to fix “structural and regulatory shortcomings” that are harming competition in the country’s sprawling logistics market.

27 May 2021

First Indonesian predatory pricing fine survives court challenge

Indonesia’s Commercial Court has upheld a fine issued by the country’s competition watchdog against a local cement company for selling its product at a loss to the detriment of competition.

11 March 2021

Indonesia clears Honda in exclusivity case

Indonesia’s antitrust authority has found that Honda’s local subsidiary committed a per se competition law breach by forcing its authorised service stations into exclusive purchasing arrangements but cleared the company after assessing the conduct under the rule of reason.

04 March 2021

Indonesia issues first predatory pricing fine

Indonesia's antitrust watchdog has punished a local cement company for selling its product at a loss to the detriment of competition in the South Kalimantan region.

18 January 2021

Indonesian authority appoints new leadership

Indonesia’s competition watchdog has appointed Kodrat Wibowo as its chair and Guntur Saragih as its vice-chair until April 2023.

08 January 2021


Featured in GCR 100 2021

Deal notifications continue to skyrocket in Indonesia following the enactment of new merger control laws in 2019, providing an increase in work for the local antitrust bar.

11 December 2020

Grab fine annulled in Indonesia

An Indonesian court has quashed the national competition enforcer’s decision to levy a 30 billion rupiah (€1.8 million) fine on Grab for illegally prioritising drivers that worked with its local business partner – but the authority has already vowed to appeal.

02 October 2020

Indonesia’s national airline commits to changing discriminatory behaviour

Garuda Indonesia has committed to fixing its behaviour after the country’s competition watchdog accused the flag carrier of discriminatory conduct on tickets to the Middle East for a religious pilgrimage.

22 September 2020

Indonesian Supreme Court rejects cattle cartelists’ appeal

Indonesia’s Supreme Court has rejected a petition to review a 2016 decision by the country’s competition watchdog that punished an expansive cartel in the cattle market.

31 July 2020

Indonesian enforcer calls for more power as competition amendments stall

Indonesia’s top competition official has said that the agency needs more power in the face of a rapidly changing economy, although efforts to amend the country’s 21-year-old competition law have stalled.

27 July 2020

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