EuroCham met Mr Robert Leonard Marbun (Director of International Customs and Inter-Agency) on 30 April 2018, to discuss the policy on import duty imposition under FTA. The policy, as formulated under Minister of Finance Regulation No. 229/PMK.04/2017 on Procedures for the Imposition of Import Duty under International Agreement or Treaty Frameworks. The assessment focuses on the evaluation of deadline for submission of COO and procedures of to get the preferential tariffs in case of transit and transshipment.
On 26 April 2018, Cosmetics Working Group Meeting held their regular working group. The meeting discussed on several issues that was discussed in the previous meeting also the follow up actions that has been done afterwards. The meeting also informed the participants on the result of the working group meeting with Mrs. Mayagustina Andarini, Deputy for the Supervision of Traditional Medicine, Health Supplements, and Cosmetics (BPOM).
The meeting also discussed about the working group plan to have an event, which will invite BPOM as one of the speaker. The participant of the meeting agreed to have small committee dedicated for the event. The committee will have a meeting to prepare the event starts from mapping out the participant target, speakers, and topics that will be discussed on the FGD as well as pre-reading material that will be handed over to the speakers for their guideline.