The contracts disclosure in various sectors in Indonesia often faces challenges due to regulations that are used as an excuse for refusing to open contracts / permits, apart from aspects of economic competition and other economic motives. Likewise in the extractive industry sector, which is full of capital and technology competition.

This policy brief examines how the legal framework for contract disclosure in Indonesia, its philosophical and juridical foundations, and maps the gaps between regulations and practices, as well as how information disputes and consequences test respond to this. In addition, this brief also presents policy recommendations to promote a progressive legal framework for the transparency of contracts / permits in Indonesia.