On 21 October, EuroCham participated in the socialization of the Draft Minister of Finance Regulation (RPMK) regarding the Procedure for Imposing Import Duty Tariffs on Imported Goods Based on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP). The socialization was opened by Mr. Gusmiadirrahman, Deputy Director of Regional Affairs of the Indonesian Directorate General of Customs and Excise, and led by Leni Rahmasari, Head of Regional Section III of the Directorate of International and Inter-Agency Customs, Ministry of Finance.
This draft regulation was prepared following the ratification of the ASEAN Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP) through Law No. 24 of 2022, promulgated on 27 September 2022. In its entirety, the RCEP is projected to be implemented by 1 January 2023.
Policy Approaches in Internet Connectivity Infrastructure: Indonesia as the Future Digital Hub in Asia Pacific
On 21 October, EuroCham participated in a policy dialogue webinar on Policy Approaches in Internet Connectivity Infrastructure: Indonesia as the Future Digital Hub in Asia Pacific organized by the Center for Indonesian Policy Study (CIPS). The discussion highlighted Indonesia’s potential to become a digital hub for the Asia Pacific region. Among the speakers who attended are M. Firman Hidayat, Plt. Deputy for Maritime Resources Coordination, Ministry of Maritime and Investment Affairs of Indonesia, as well as Representative of Director General of Spectrum Management and Standardization of Posts and ICT, Ministry of Communication and Informatics and speakers from private sectors..