The EuroCham Transport and Logistics Working Group organized a sub-group meeting on Tax, Finance, and Investment on 20 April 2020. The purpose is to provide opportunities for member companies in the sector to exchange updates related to latest fiscal stimulus package that is launched by the government to help manage the negative impact of Covid-19 to the national economy. The meeting was opened by Mr. Edison Bako as the New Executive Director of EuroCham, who introduced his roles at the EuroCham Secretariat. The overall discussion was chaired by Mr. Sugyanto Halim of DB Schenker as the Deputy Head of the Group, and attended by Jop Patinggi from a. hartrodt as Deputy Head of the Group as well as Mr. Marco Pietsch from Logwin Logistics as the Head of the Working Group.
The meeting agreed to collect further inputs and feedbacks from the rest of member companies through a mini survey on other fiscal incentives and facilities that are expected by logistics players from the government to improve the covid-19 management.
On Tuesday 21 April 2020, the EuroCham Tobacco Working Group held an online regular group meeting. The meeting was chaired by the head of working group, Andre Setiyawan. During the meeting, EuroCham new Executive Director, Edison Bako, introduced his roles in the EuroCham Secretariat.
The meeting then discussed a number of Covid-19 related topics. First, the Government Regulation in Lieu of Law (Perppu) No. 1 of 2020 on State Financial Policy and Financial System Stability for Handling the Covid-19 Pandemic. Second, Fiscal Stimulus for Taxpayers Impacted by Corona Virus (MOF Regulation No. 23/PMK.03/2020) and Plan for Non-Fiscal Stimulus related to Impact of Corona Virus. Third, several policy changes related to Covid-19 pandemic.In addiditon, the group also discussed the progress of Tobacco Position Paper 2020.