Products that usually have to go through four, five, or even six links in the chain, can now be sold directly to customers so the farmers receive three to four times more.
Apindo suggests that the government issue a regulation in lieu of a law (Perpu), to be able to extend the duration of the tax amnesty.
“We haven’t thought about doing an upsize (increasing the value). We’re waiting for the government to think about it, observe the situation. An upsize is possible, we will consider it eventually ...
Tax amnesty participants can use the gold bars or land they have invested in as collateral to obtain loans from the designated gateway banks.
"There is a handful (of people) in the financial sector who are benefiting from the real sector while ordinary people are left behind."