On 1 August 2022, the EuroCham Pharmaceutical & Medical Technology Working Group held a policy discussion highlighting policy and procedure updates regarding the freezing of imported products listed in the e-catalogue as well as local content requirements for medical technology.
To accommodate the topics, the Working Group invited distinguished experts in the respective fields, including Bimo Widjayanto (Deputy Assistant of Strategic Investment, Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs) and Arnes Lukman (Head of Governance & Certification, Center of P3DN, Ministry of Industry). The discussion was opened by Hanum Yahya, Head of the Working Group and Country Head of Public Affairs, Communications & Engagement at Novartis Indonesia, and moderated by Harimurti Listianto, Deputy Head I of the Working Group and Government Affairs Head at Anugerah Pharmindo Lestari.
On August 1, 2022, the Cosmetic Working Group held its regular Working Group meeting and discussed several issues in the sector including updates on halal certification and the implementation of Minister of Trade Regulation No. 25 of 2022 on Import Regulations and Policy. The meeting was chaired by the Head of the Working Group, Uti Daniawati (Unilever), as well as the Deputy of the Working Group, Riva Dwitya Akhmad (L’Oreal), and attended by several members of the Working Group.