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Customs and global trade

Effective management of global trade decisions and obligations is an important – and sometimes overlooked – factor in a company’s global supply chain. Deloitte Indonesia Customs & Global Trade specialists are experienced in global trade strategy, automation, export controls and import/export compliance. These professionals help design strategies and structure global transactions to reduce customs duty payments and other international trade costs, increase duty recoveries and help ensure legal and regulatory requirements are met in a cost-effective manner. Deloitte Indonesia offers services in the following main areas:

Export controls  

Deloitte Indonesia’s market leading export control practice is a multidisciplinary, multilingual team of lawyers, consultants, ex-government officials and industry specialists, combining years of experience in global export controls. The professionals are experienced in U.S. export controls and extraterritorial restrictions, as well as local and regional export regulations. Deloitte Indonesia has a strong reputation for its knowledge in encryption controls and leads international thought-leadership activities in this field. The export control team works with clients to review current compliance processes, conduct large scale, multi-country classification projects, provide training, develop or enhance existing compliance programmes, and implement automated solutions to support internal controls. The team’s specialisation includes both dual-use and military controls.

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Trade compliance & controversy services 

Companies are facing an increasing number of compliance requirements imposed by the countries in which they operate, as well as more rigorous enforcement by tax authorities. Deloitte Indonesia offers efficient, cost-effective Customs & Global Trade compliance services including cosourcing and outsourcing options. Deloitte Indonesia helps companies reduce risk and provide more timely and transparent reporting through the application of technology based solutions. This approach improves data management and ensures data integrity and accuracy. When controversies arise, Deloitte Indonesia provides audit assistance, representation and litigation before authorities, advisory opinions and reports

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Customs & Global Trade team includes lawyers, accountants, auditors, customs brokers, economists, former government officials, and industry specialists. Deloitte Indonesia advises companies on both fiscal and non-fiscal regulations to help them avoid additional duties, taxes and penalties related to non-compliance, as well as consequences like complete import or export stops (e.g., REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals), Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism , Authorised Economic Operator and others). Deloitte Indonesia professionals help companies with a variety of Customs & Global Trade related needs such as optimising post merger integration by tracking duty risks and opportunities for potential tax deductions and in helping to reconcile and determine consistent support for what is an “arm’s length” or “fair” value for both customs and transfer pricing purposes.

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Business model optimization  

Companies are looking for a sustainable competitive edge. Deloitte Indonesia’s Business Model Optimisation (BMO) professionals work as part of an integrated team consisting of Consulting, Enterprise Risk and Tax specialists. The focus is on removing avoidable costs from global trade transactions while ensuring compliance with the myriad of trade regulations around the world. Deloitte Indonesia’s approach to optimising business models and supply chains considers both import and export requirements, which helps companies to avoid incremental duty/trade costs and/or supply chain interruption. It also affords companies an opportunity to optimise their Customs & Global Trade processes and to gain a sustainable competitive edge through increased efficiency.

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Tax Management Consulting (TMC)  

Deloitte Indonesia provides companies and public bodies with support and advice on global trade technology solutions for Tax accounting and reporting. Deloitte Indonesia delivers comprehensive, tailored solutions to clients through centrally led, global teams that consist of Information Technology consultants, economists, former government officials, lawyers, and industry specialists. Deloitte Indonesia assist businesses with vendor selection to assess and identify the optimal solutions; blueprinting of Customs & Global Trade processes; functional and technical implementation(s); integration of the trade solutions with various ERP systems (SAP, Oracle, AS400, and others); and post launch application support.

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Learn more

  • Strategic export controls brochure
  • Customs and Trade Alerts
  • Asia Pacific Tax Webcasts
  • Southeast Asia Customs & Global Trade services