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Socialization on Implementation of Electronic Data Interchange of Certificate of Origin based on ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement
EuroCham attended an invitation by the Indonesian Customs Head Office’s socialization on implementation of electronic data interchange of Certificate of Origin based on ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement (ACFTA e-Form E). The event, which was held on 22 October 2020, was attended by representatives of various associations as well as companies. Based on Customs’ presentation, the ACFTA e-form E has been implemented since 15 October 2020. The e-Form E can now be submitted by the issuer agency of the Certificate of Origin to the Customs Office thereby, enhancing the process to be faster, cheaper, and guarantee its validity. Customs further presented the procedures and mechanism for the e-Form E usage, as well as responded to questions from the meeting’s participants related to the main changes in the new procedures. EuroCham was represented by the Deputy Head of EuroCham Import-Export Procedures Working Group, Prita Hapsari (Unilever).
Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology Working Group Meeting - “Health Services: The Key to Fight the Pandemic in Indonesia”
On 23 October, EuroCham Pharmaceutical and Medical Technology held a virtual meeting to share key insights on how to deal with the pandemic in Indonesia. EuroCham invited representatives from APACMED, Ministry of Health, BKPM, and two other foreign companies, namely ADEN Services dan Medtronic to elaborate in detail on the topic of “Health Services: The Key to Fight the Pandemic in Indonesia”. The Meeting was presided by distinguished speakers from a number of multinational companies and relevant government agencies, namely:
- Harjit Gill, CEO of Asia Pacific Medical Technology Association (APACMed), Singapore
- Jean-Francois Trebillod, ASEAN Cluster General Manager, ADEN Services
- Yoet Savithri, Deputy Director of Hospital Referral and Monitoring Management, Ministry of Health;
- Reswita D. Gisriani, Head of Market Access, Government Affairs and Partnership, Chair of Cluster 1 Market Access Council, Chair of Asia Pacific Government Affairs Council, Medtronic; and
- Heldy Satrya Putera, Senior Advisor to the Chairman on Enhancement of Investment Competitiveness, BKPM.
The Meeting was chaired by Wulaning Putri (Deputy Head of EuroCham Pharma & Medtech Working Group / Head of Government Affairs and Business Development, Head of Quality Regulatory, Siemens Healthineers) who moderated the discussion. Hanum Yahya (Head of EuroCham Pharma & Medtech Working Group / Country Head of Public Affairs, Communications and Patient Advocacy of Novartis Indonesia) provided the opening remarks, while Harimurti Listianto (Deputy Head of EuroCham Pharma & Medtech Working Group / GM Government Affairs and Regulatory for Pharmaceutical and Medical Device, B Braun Medical Indonesia) provided the closing remarks.