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BKPM Event - Investing in Indonesia’s Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals sector - a Focus Group Discussion with European companies
On the 14th of February, EuroCham was invited to a Focus Group Discussion organized by Arise+ Indonesia, in collaboration with the Ministry of Investment, themed Investing in Indonesia’s Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Sector.
The discussion involved policy updates pertaining to the pharmaceutical and medical sectors, from government stakeholders, including Roy Himawan, Director of Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Secturiy at the Ministry of Health, Amalia Adininggar Widyasanti, Deputy for Economic Affairs at the National Development Planning Agency, and representative from the Directorate General of Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Textile Industries of the Ministry of Industry.
The discussion was attended by European businesses in Indonesia, relevant local and foreign business associations, as well as investors in the healthcare sector.
We would like to thank Arise+ Indonesia and the Ministry of Investment for the event!
EuroCham Exclusive IEU CEPA Briefing with Filip Deraedt
EuroCham held an exclusive briefing for its Gold and Platinum members featuring Filip Deraedt, the EU's chief negotiator for the Indonesia EU Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IEU-CEPA), on 14th February in Jakarta. He shared his observations on the results of the most recent round of negotiations between Indonesia and the EU, which recently took place in Bali.
Presided by the Chairman of EuroCham, Francois de Maricourt, the briefing highlighted the importance of the talks, as it was the first offline talks since 2019 and serves as a good start to progress forward. The briefing also emphasized the significance of the Free Trade Agreement for both European and Indonesian businesses, as well as the importance of continuous support from both sides. The briefing was followed with a question-and-answer session by audience members who represented significant European companies and chambers of commerce working in Indonesia.
EuroCham would like to thank all the participants that attended this morning’s briefing. We look forward to further support efforts aimed at promoting closer commercial ties between Indonesia and Europe through the IEU-CEPA.