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The Indonesia Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s (KADIN) International Relations organized a National Working Meeting with the theme of Boosting Investment Pace and Ensuring Production Supply Chain Continuity through International Relationship. The event was held on 10 September 2020 and conducted via virtual Video Conference platform. In this regard, EuroCham was invited to serve as a speaker at one of the event’s Breakout Session that was organized by KADIN’s Committee for Europe and America. Eurocham’s Treasurer, Prawira Atmadja from BASF, represented EuroCham and spoke at the Event. Prawira shared his views related to the sub-theme of the recession in the US and EU, and its impact on the Indonesian economy, as well as the lessons learned.
On 28 August, the Indonesian Food and Drug Agency (BPOM) held a preparatory meeting before the ASEAN Cosmetics Scientific Body (ACSB) meeting and invited several cosmetics associations, including EuroCham. At the meeting, Tepy Usia (Director of Traditional Medicines, Health Supplement, and Cosmetics Standardization) from BPOM chaired the meeting and explained the outcome of the previous ACSB meeting, as well as the upcoming agenda for the meeting. It is hoped that businesses and associations can provide their views and inputs to BPOM on topics that would like to be discussed among the ASEAN countries. BPOM also encouraged the cosmetics associations to be involved as an observer in the ACSB Meeting.
The ACSB meeting is an annual meeting to discuss the ASEAN Cosmetic Directive and its appendixes, which will be approved and takes effect for the cosmetic sector in all ASEAN countries. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 32nd ACSB meeting will be conducted virtually on 8-9 September 2020.