On Friday, 8 May 2020 the Transport and Logistics Working Group conducted an online bimonthly meeting. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Marco Pietsch from Logwin Logistics as the Head of the Group and discussed latest development in policy changes impacting the sector. Following a report of past activities by the Secretariat, the group continued discussing recommendations that the logistics and maritime players would like to propose to the government as a response to the latest Fiscal and Non-Fiscal Stimulus issued to minimize the negative impact of the Corona Virus to the economy. This meeting also shared latest updates on simplifications of import requirements on few commodities, as well as latest policy on transportation control to further prevent the spreading of the virus.
On Tuesday, 12 May 2020, EuroCham Finance, Tax, and Investment Working Group organized a virtual meeting, joined by more than 40 participants. The agenda of the meeting focused on company's adaptation to the "new normal" due to the Covid-19 pandemic. As the first speakers Cindy Riswantyo and Lewi Aga Basoeki - both lawyers at Allen & Overy Jakarta Office - highlighted legal aspects of Covid-19 for companies. Also presented were possible contractual considerations and corporate related issues. The second speaker was Leonard Anilaputra Eggert - Chief Representative of Indonesia at Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg / LBBW. Leonard presented the banking and financial services industry perspectives on Covid-19. He also summarizes the government's response to protect the economy.
The overall discussion was moderated by Omar Abdulkadir - Advisor at PwC Indonesia who is also the Head of the Group. In the meeting Omar also provide updates on fiscal stimulus related to Covid-19 and how generally the member responded to the stimulus. The meeting was closed after the member elected Cindy Riswanto and Leonard Anilaputra Eggert as the new Deputy Heads of the Group.