On 30 July, EuroCham Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology Working Group held a dialogue meeting with Sarjuni Adicahya (Head of Operations of Surveyor Indonesia), to share on Procedures for The Calculation of Local Content For Pharmaceutical Products, as regulated under the Minister of Industry Regulation No. 16 of 2020. This regulation highlights the role of an independent institution as a verification agency of the said local contant certificate. Based on this meeting, the local content certificate documents are a prerequisite for the pharmaceutical industry to take part in the e-catalog system. For this reason, it is expected that the pharmaceutical industry immediately undertake the local content certification process so as to be able to participate in the auction process in the e-catalog system. The overall discussion was moderated by Harimurti Listianto (Deputy Head of Pharmaceutical & Medical Technology Working Group).
On Wednesday, 29 July 2020, the EuroCham Import-Export Procedures Working Group (WG) conducted an online meeting to discuss and exchange information on the latest development in policy changes impacting cross border trade procedures. Chaired by Rachmat Hidayat (Head of Import-Export Procedures WG) and Prita Hapsari (Deputy Head of the Import-Export Procedures WG), the meeting was joined by more than 50 participants from various business sectors.
The session was opened by a discussion on post border procedures, followed by an import provision for complementary good, good for the market test, and after-sales. On this occasion, the group also discussed the export provisions of masks, raw materials for masks, and personal protective equipment. Furthermore, the meeting gathered member’s views regarding the latest quarantine regulation as well as procedures to get preferential tariff based on FTAs. The meeting was concluded by an exchange of information regarding the import of dairy, alcoholic beverages, and textile products.