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As part of its work on energy policy and sustainable development in Indonesia, the Global Subsidies Initiative (GSI) of the International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD) publishes this regular briefing on issues related to energy subsidies.

This edition offers an update of main measures undertaken in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and related to subsidies to fossil fuels, the power sector, and renewable energy, including main elements of the "Omnibus Law" affecting the energy sector in Indonesia. Indonesia entered a recession in the third quarter of 2020, and its economy continued to contract over the full year, affecting energy planning projections for upcoming years.