On 4 February, the National Drug and Food Control Agency (BPOM) conducted a socialization on new regulations, namely Regulation no. 31 and 32 of 2020 on the Technical Requirements for Cosmetic Labelling and Guideline on How to Produce Good Cosmetic Products. The socialization was opened with remarks delivered by the Deputy for Traditional Medicines, Health Supplement, and Cosmetic Supervision, Reri Indriani, and the Director of Traditional Medicine, Health Supplement and Cosmetic Standardization, Tepy Usia, who elaborated on the key stipulations contained within the new regulations.
On 4 February 2021, the Head and Deputy Head of the EuroCham Import-Export Procedures Working Group, Rahmat Hidayat from Danone Indonesia and Prita Hapsari from Nestle Indonesia, met to discuss the preparation of the collection of issues for the EuroCham Position Papers 2021. This position papers will take into consideration the ongoing reform by the government conducted through the issuance of the Omnibus Law on Job Creation that also touches upon import-export procedures in Indonesia. The implementing regulations of the law relevant to Trade, Industry’s raw materials, as well as distribution and supply chain are consider relevant for the papers. For the development of the Position Papers 2021, the leaders of the working group also agreed to collect inputs from other member companies, especially related to ongoing or remaining challenges in import-export procedures.