Editorial Policies

Focus and Scope

Buletin Ilmiah Litbang Perdagangan receives a manuscript with some topics/issues of trade and trade-related issues including:  Domestic Trade and Consumer Protection, Foreign Trade and Trade Protection, and International Trade Cooperation.


Section Policies


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Peer Review Process

  • Review of the manuscript is done by double-blind review system.
  • Neither the author nor peer reviewer not mutually known each other's identity
  • The manuscript is reviewed by at least by two peer reviewers. If there is a difference in opinion between the two reviewers, the text will be assessed by third peer reviewer as a basis for acceptance/rejection of the manuscript.
  • The review process of the manuscript will take no later than 3 weeks after the draft is received.
  • The assessment criteria of the manuscript are by considering the appropriateness of the title, problems, goals, methods, discussion and conclusions; originality; recency of bibliography; and plagiarism.
  • Peer reviewer can provide assessment using track changes for a manuscript which is submitted in the form of Ms.Word, besides the reviewer should also fill out a review form that has been prepared by the Editor.


Publication Frequency

BILP is published twice a year in July and December


Open Access Policy

In order to support the exchange of information, and disseminate research and science more broadly, BILP provides open access to the contents of BILP for the whole community.

Creative Commons License

Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


Article Processing Charges

Each manuscript submitted to BILP is free of charge, from the process of submitting, peer-reviewing, editing, publishing, maintaining and archiving, up to accessing to the full text versions of article that has been published.



References Management

Each manuscript submitted to BILP is highly recommended to use references or management software such as EndNote or Mendeley.


Accreditation Certificate

BILP has been accredited by the Indonesian Institute of Sciences since 2009. The latest accreditation number is 689/Au3/P2MI-LIPI /07/2015 and valid until June 2018.