Indonesia, 22 June, 2009
Cotecna, one of the world’s leading international trade inspection, security and certification companies, has been officially appointed by Indonesia’s KSO SCISI, to handle the inspection of iron or steel shipments from Korea and Japan to Indonesia.
As a subcontractor of KSO SCISI, Cotecna will carry out verification and surveys of all iron or steel of Japanese and Korean origin arriving in Indonesia and covered under the below mentioned Decree. This will include administration and field verification to provide information such as country of origin data and the description of the goods, the quality and type, the date of shipment and port of destination.
As part of the country’s import verification program, KSO Sucofindo-Surveyor Indonesia (KSO SCISI), based in Jakarta, Indonesia, was appointed by the Directorate General of International Trade of the Ministry of Trade of The Republic of Indonesia to manage the verification of the country’s iron or steel imports. KSO SCISI is a Joint Operation between two State owned companies, PT.Sucofindo and PT.Surveyor Indonesia, and acts as an independent surveyor for the verification of many other commodities within the country’s import verification program.
Effective 26 July 2009, the Trade Minister’s Decree 21/M-DAG/PER/6/2009 of 11 June 2009, requires that the importation of all iron or steel to Indonesia covered by this Decree must carry a Survey Report.
Robert Massey, CEO Cotecna said, “I am pleased by the confidence that KSO SCISI has shown in Cotecna. This contract further emphasizes Cotecna’s competence in the area of import verification services and is proof of Cotecna’s commitment to participating in the economic growth of Indonesia and the rest of Asia.”
All Indonesian iron or steel importers should contact KSO in Jakarta.
KSO Sucofindo – Surveyor Indonesia
Gedung Menara Bidakara 2nd Floor
Jl. Gatot Subroto Kav 71 – 73
Tel : 021 8379 3222
Fax : 021 8370 0445
Contact: Cotecna Press, Alison Bourgeois, Vice President Corporate Communications, Geneva, Switzerland, +41 22 849 78 23, [Reveal email address]