To provide recent updates on policy changes and discuss advocacy efforts for the automotive sector, EuroCham Automotive Working Group met on 15 August 2018 at EuroCham office. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Ary Tjahyono as the Head of Working Group.
Some of on-going issues discussed were latest development in policy on electric vehicle, mandatory biodiesel implementation, as well as automotive import and industry policy. To address members concerns and issues, the Group had identified some key government institutions that will be engaged to further discuss the issues. The Working Group also identified on-going and priority issues for upcoming activities in 2018 and 2019. The Group agreed to tentatively schedule the next meeting in 19 September 2018.
On August 14, 2018, Eurocham Energy Working Group was invited to attend the Focus Group Discussion on Fiscal Incentive Impact toward Renewable Energy Investment in Indonesia, held by Fiscal Policy Agency within the Ministry of Finance.
The FGD share the preliminary findings on impact analysis of fiscal incentive for Solar and Micro-hydro power generation and some mix policies scenario with its impact assessment. Attended by relevant stakeholders from the government and industry, the discussion provide a lot of feedback to the finding and also further recommendation to proceed.
As part of a series activity that aim to revise the incentive fiscal policy for renewable energy investment, the process show positive approach in effort to make evidence-based policy. The revision of fiscal incentive in the making aims to be ready by the end of this year.