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On 24 July 2019, the Vice Chair of EuroCham Indonesia Mr. Wichard von Harrach attended an invitation as speaker in the CIPS event. The theme of the event was Relevance for Human Security and Livelihoods. During the meeting Mr. Wichard shared about the existence and urgency of the ongoing negotiation of the Indonesia-EU Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (I-EU CEPA). According to him, protection agreement for investor as well as framework for fact finding should be enforced in I-EU CEPA. Further, by doing so, various benefits will also appear, such as bringing capital investment and advanced technology transfer, as well as knowledge for development of human resource skills in Indonesia. The I-EU CEPA is expected to be able to bring more European investors into Indonesia in the future, encouraging national economic growth, and increasing new employment job.
On 30 July 2019, representatives of EuroCham Energy Working Group were invited to a Focus Group Discussion on Draft Revision to Government Regulation No. 70 of 2019 on Energy Conservation. The meeting was hosted by Indonesian Energy Conservation & Efficiency Society in collaboration with Directorate of Energy Conservation, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources.
Key stipulations that will be changed are discussed during the meeting. The meeting also collected feedback and inputs from the related business player and association in hope that new regulation will strengthen the efforts of improving industrial competitiveness in the real sector through enhancing efficiency and national energy conservation, as well as supporting the government towards achieving sustainable development goals and also the low carbon development (LCDI) in short and long term development plans.