On 3 April 2018, Indonesia notified the WTO’s Committee on Safeguards that it initiated on 29 March 2018 a safeguard investigation on ceramic flags and paving, hearth or wall tiles; ceramic mosaic cubes and the like, whether or not on a backing.

In the notification Indonesia indicated, among other things, as follows:

“4. POINT OF CONTACT FOR THE INVESTIGATION

The contact information of the Investigating Authority for correspondence is: THE INDONESIAN SAFEGUARDS COMMITTEE (Komite Pengamanan Perdagangan Indonesia/KPPI) Jl. M.I. Ridwan Rais No.5, Building I, 5th floor, Jakarta 10110 Telephone / Facsimile: (62-21) 385 7758 E-mail: kppi@kemendag.go.id

5. DEADLINES AND PROCEDURES TO PRESENT EVIDENCE AND VIEWS BY INTERESTED PARTIES

(i) Those having substantial interest and wishing to be considered as interested parties in this investigation should submit written request within a period of 15 working days in Indonesia from the date of initiation to the Investigating Authority. All submissions and request made by interested parties must be sent both in written letter and in electronic format, and must indicate the name, address, e-mail address, telephone and fax number of the interested parties.

(ii) In Accordance with article 3.1 WTO Agreement on Safeguard, the Government of the Republic of Indonesia will conduct a hearing in order to provide opportunities for those Members who having a substantial interest to present their evidence and views, Hearing is scheduled to be held on Friday, 20 April 2018 at 10.00 -11.30 am. All interested parties, who wish to participate in the hearing and all written evidence and views, submitted to the Investigating Authority not later than 19 April 2018. Registration on the day of the hearing (20 April 2018) will start at 09.00 am and only authorized representatives will have access to the hearing. “

Further information is available in G/SG/N/6/IDN/28.