The group met on 24 January 2019 to coordinate advocacy efforts and review past engagement with the government ministries and agencies related with policies in the sector. Some priority issues for 2019 were also determined to be included into the upcoming position papers. Topics specifically discussed were the outcome of policy meetings with the Customs Main Office, Ministry of Trade, and the President Office on few customs regulations including on cargo manifest, procedures to get preferential tariffs based on FTAs, new regulation on origin declaration, and new import provisions on few commodities. The group decided at the end of meeting to postpone the election of Head for the Group considering the confident that the group activities can still be maintained with the current leadership of the deputies of the working group.
On 22 January 2019, the EuroCham Finance, Tax & Investment Working Group met to discuss the upcoming Position Paper, which consists of priority issues for 2019 as well as recommendations to be offered by the EuroCham member companies to the related policy makers. Among others, specific topic discussed was the new DG Tax Form based on Director General of Tax Regulation No. PER-25/PJ/2018, issued in November 2018. Following the discussion, the group elected Ico Jalink from Ginting & Reksodiputro as the Deputy Head of the Working Group for Investment. Member companies closed this meeting with an agreement to meet more regularly in 2019.