31 03, 2020

ISD and Indonesian E-commerce Association (idEA) held a discussion on PP 80/2019 “Electronically-Facilitated Commerce”

2020-04-02T08:18:39+07:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Activity|

ISD together with members of the Indonesian e-Commerce Association held a discussion together on March 3rd 2020 on how businesses can be impacted with PP (Peraturan Pemerintah/Government Regulation) no. 80/2019 that was introduced in November last year. The discussion mainly revolves around how to best classify e-commerce industry based on their business model. The business [...]

31 03, 2020

Focus Group Discussion: Indonesian Construction Industry’s Readiness to Participate in Indonesia-EU CEPA

2020-04-02T09:14:41+07:00March 31st, 2020|Categories: Activity|

ISD works together with the Government Procurement Agency (LKPP) to study the Indonesian private sector’s readiness in facing the future Indonesia-EU CEPA (comprehensive economic partnership agreement) as government representatives from both sides are due to convene and negotiate in the upcoming months. As a process for our study, we convened Indonesian businesses from construction sector [...]

3 03, 2020

Dissemination of Economic Assessment of Import Duty on Electronically-Transmitted Products

2020-03-03T08:54:53+07:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Activity|

ISD held the dissemination of  our earlier study "Economic Assessment of Import Duty on Electronically-Transmitted Products" with representative from various IT businesses. Businesses are concerned on how the import duty on electronically-transmitted products can be implemented - which will further complicate administrative and tax procedures. The discussion was held on 28/02 at our executive office [...]

3 03, 2020

Discussion on Government Regulation 83: How Crucial is Should Workers in Services Sector Be Certified?

2020-03-03T08:28:07+07:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Activity|

As representative of private sector, ISD was invited to the discussion on the implementation of Government Regulation (PP) 83 on 'Employment of Competent Technical Workers in Services Trade' that was held by Ministry of Trade Directorate of Negotiation in Services Trade (DPPJ Kemendag) on Friday 28/02 at Morrissey Hotel, Jakarta. We welcome the regulation's intention [...]

3 03, 2020

Discussion on Industry 4.0 Implementation and Challenges (Bogor, 27/02)

2020-03-03T08:25:17+07:00March 3rd, 2020|Categories: Activity|

With the advent of industry 4.0, the role of services as input to manufacturing is heightened, as expressed by ISD team at Coordinating Ministry of Economic Affairs' discussion on Implementation and Challenges of Industry 4.0 (Bogor, 27/02). Services contribute from research and development, production process, distribution, to after-sale services.  Research suggests that services can make [...]

21 02, 2020

Highliting Indonesian AI Businesses’ Need for Talents

2020-02-24T07:09:44+07:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Activity|

ISD was invited to present at Ministry of Communication and Informatics’ workshop on “Artificial Intelligence for Economic Growth and Social Good in The Digital Era”. We spoke about the importance of building human capital. Indonesia has very few engineers/people working in STEM. Both government and private sector must act together in training future machine learning [...]

21 02, 2020

ISD Presents Views of Indonesian Businesses in the APEC GOS Workshop (Malaysia, 12-02-2020)

2020-02-24T07:09:26+07:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Activity|

ISD is at APEC Group o Services Workshop ‘Mutual recognition of qualifications and skills as part of the Final Push to achieve the Bogor Goals’ (Malaysia, 12-02-20). We advocate for more a more comprehensive list of occupations to be covered under MRAs to better reflect current job trends.

21 02, 2020

ISD’s executive director Devi Ariyani as one of panelist speakers in the 4th ASEAN Economic Integration Forum 2019.

2020-02-24T07:09:12+07:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Activity|

The forum was held by United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN ESCAP) in Bangkok (10-12 Dec 2019). Our representative spoke in the session of “ASEAN Embracing a Digital Future” discussing challenges to achieve a digitally integrated ASEAN. To further the goal of increasing the growth of digital economy, these [...]

21 02, 2020

ISD team visited Workmate’s Bali Office

2020-02-24T07:09:03+07:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Activity|

On our visit to Bali to attend the AIFED Forum, we also visited one of our members – Workmate – which has a representative office at Denpasar Bali (2 Dec 2019). Workmate is a platform for daily workers that caters for companies as well as individuals. We discussed challenges especially in terms of regulation as [...]

21 02, 2020

ISD team attended the 9th Annual International Forum on Economic Development and Public Policy (AIFED) held in Bali on 3-5 December 2019.

2020-02-24T07:08:56+07:00February 21st, 2020|Categories: Activity|

The forum discussed the importance of building infrastructure and human capital for developing countries to step higher in the development process and especially to avoid middle income trap. Infrastructure and human capital enables innovation to thrive – which is one of the keys to sustainable growth. The forum was held by the Ministry of Finance’ [...]