Launch of Study on Transforming Indonesia's Economy

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Sri Utami
Eurocham - the European Business Chambers of Commerce in Indonesia, with role as business advocacy who represents the voice of European business interests in Indonesia recently launched the study "Transforming Indonesia Economy towards Industry 4.0" at the Grand Hyatt Jakarta. 
 

The launching event was commenced with welcoming remarks from Corine Tap - Chair of European Indonesia & President Director Aqua Danone, H.E. Charles-Michel Geurts - Charge d'affairs EU Delegation to Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam and Airlangga Hartanto - Minister of Industry Republic of Indonesia. 

The Eurocham Study as a guidance for both Indonesian and European businesses in facing towards industry 4.0. As stated by the Minister of Industry, Airlangga Hartarto that Indonesia's manufacturing sector contributed 20.07% to country's GDP during the first quarter of 2019. He was very excited with Indonesia as Official Partner Country at Hannover Messe 20-24 April 2020. Indonesia takes the center stage at the world's leading trade show for industrial technology and aspires to become a global top ten economy by 2030. 

During the panel discussion session, with informative discussion on current issues and future strategies from each with speakers Sony Laksono (Head of Center for R&D of Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Textile, Metal, Machinery, Transportation and Electronics Industries), Hari Santoso (Head Section of Corporate Income Tax, DG Tax, Ministry of Finance), Alan Prasetyo Rantelino (Digital Application/Cloud Specialist for ASEAN Region, Siemens Indonesia), Fadli Hamsani (Digital Transformation Senior Manager, Schneider Indonesia), Lauren Farrow (Country Director Vriens & Partners Indoensia), and moderated by Antoine Schweitzer (Eurocham Head of Technology Working Group, R&D Director IDEMIA). In conclusion, there are two key elements for successful transformation industry 4.0, "human capital" and "technology development" as stated by Lauren Farrow. 

For more info, please visit to www.eurocham.id