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Asosiasi Industri Rekaman Indonesia

Asosiasi Industri Rekaman Indonesia (ASIRI) (English: Recording Industry Association of Indonesia) is a trust that represents the recording industry interests in Indonesia.

It was established in 1978 and represents 84 member labels, which distribute around 95% of the music sold in Indonesia.

Certification levels

ASIRI is responsible for certifying gold and platinum albums in Indonesia. The levels are:

Domestic albums
  • Gold: 15,000
  • Platinum: 30,000
International albums
  • Gold: 5,000
  • Platinum: 10,000

As of 2016, ASIRI certifies Gold and Platinum based on the nominal of money earned from the sale of albums and singles, both physically and digitally.

  • Gold: Rp500 million ($37,300)
  • Platinum: Rp1 billion ($74,600)

Repercussions of unauthorized recording

Copyright infringement is not a new phenomenon in Indonesia. Before 1988, all recordings sold in Indonesia are unauthorized. But in the 1990s, the number was reduced to 20%, with retail value of unlicensed recordings in 1995, estimated at US$15 million. In the early 2000s, the infringement rate was increased back to a higher levels, which was at 55% in 2001, and 85% in 2003. Usually, infringement affects domestic artists in particular.

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