EuroCham was cordially invited to the Jakarta Investment Forum 2023 at the St. Regis Jakarta on August 3, 2023, organized and hosted by Jakarta Investment Center. This event invited foreign and domestic investors to introduce and promote 21 strategic projects with a total of IDR 300 trillion in the Greater Jakarta region. Jakarta, specifically post-pandemic COVID-19, has shown a significant economic growth that reached 4.95% y-o-y in the first quarter of 2023.
The plenary session invited distinguished speakers from the government: Joko Agus Setyono (Jakarta Regional Secretary), Dicky Kartikoyono (Assistant Governor of Bank Indonesia), Himawan Hariyoga (Deputy Minister of Regional Development of Bappenas), Sri Haryati (Assistant to the Provincial Secretary for Economic and Finance).
EuroCham attended an E-READI and EU-ABC Side Event themed “The European Green Deal: Perspectives for Businesses to disseminate and discuss, from a business perspective, the EU’s Green Deal package, which includes the Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM), EU Regulation on Deforestation and Forest Degradation, Circular Economic Action Plan. This topic was addressed by Astrid Schomaker, Director for Global Sustainable Development at the European Commission.
The event was opened by Bernandino Vega, Vice Chair of International Relations at KADIN. The panel discussion involved distinguished speakers Björn Brunnhöfer (Head of Strategy & Regional Development / Asia Pacific at Evonik), Gerald T. (CEO at Agridence Singapore), Dharsono Hartono (Legacy Lead ASEAN Net Zero Hub and Carbon Center of Excellence) and Anne Patricia Sutanto (Policy Manager of ASEAN-BAC Trade Facilitation).