On 30 August 2018, Eurocham Energy Working Group held the monthly regular meeting led by the working group leaders and members who were in attendance.
The meeting discusses the progress and process of various initiatives that has been going on since the beginning of this year. Letter to President’s Special Envoy on Climate Change and White Paper on Solar regulation are amongst of those initiatives, and aim to be finalized for release soon.
The meeting also concluded to have more collaborative effort with other relevant working groups in terms of related issues, such as import restrictive measures with Import-Export Working Group, and B20 mandatory requirement with Automotive Working Group.
On 28 August 2018, EuroCham Cosmetic Working Group held a Focus Group Discussion (FGD) with the topic of “Cosmetic Claim as Product Innovation”. The FGD aims to provide a forum to share information regarding current regulations on claim cosmetics, trend on claim in cosmetics, as well as customer trend in the Indonesian.
Discussed in the FGD were evaluation and supervision process in cosmetics claim, products name, and relation between product category or claim and ingredients. All stakeholders hoped that similar discussion can be regularly held between the policy makers and the private sector to further discuss more specific the implementation of the policy. The FGD invited stakeholders from National Agency for Food and Drug Control (BPOM) represented by the Directorate of Standardization Traditional Medicine, Health Supplement, and Cosmetics; Directorate of Cosmetics Supervision; and Directorate of Cosmetics Registration. To provide insights on Indonesia cosmetics consumers, FGD also invited consumer market research. During the FGD, all participants including several local associations can directly exchanges views and proposals on trend of cosmetics claim.