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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DOING BUSINESS IN INDONESIA

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Expand Your Export/Import Operations with Third Party Logistics in Indonesia

Posted 16.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Indonesia’s strong economic growth, young population, and increasing consumer demand make it an attractive country to invest in especially in export import Indonesia. Despite the growth, ease of doing business, and fewer restrictions on industries you can put your money in, there are still roadblocks to conquer particularly in logistics. The UK government cites the …

Silicon Bali Growing: 5 Reasons to Start Your Business There

Posted 13.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Bali is now becoming the most prominent global startup hubs where it’s originally the holiday retreat destination. Attracting lots of people from abroad, Bali has become a melting pot of both local and international ideas and business strategies. That said, this article summarises the main reasons many companies choose to build their business in the beautiful …

Starting a Construction Company in Indonesia: Know the Proces

Posted 11.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

If you’re in the construction business and want to expand your services, Indonesia should be one of your best choices. The government earmarked a whopping $22.9 billion for its 2016 budget, the biggest ever since. Infrastructure development will also remain one of the main priorities of this administration until 2020. Under the recent Negative Investment List, …

How to Open a Local and Foreign Currency Bank Account in Indonesia?

Posted 10.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Whether you’re a foreigner who wants to live and do business here or someone who travels frequently in the country for conferences, opening a bank account Indonesia is helpful and, sometimes, a necessity. Long time ago, having a foreigner open bank account in Indonesia is complicated due to a long list of requirements. For instance, it …

Cekindo’s Step-by-Step Guide to Setting Up a Representative Office in Indonesia

Posted 6.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Foreign companies have three legal options on how to set up a business or invest in Indonesia: Foreign Direct Investment Limited Company (PT PMA), where foreigners become shareholders Limited Liability Company (Local PT), owned 100 percent by Indonesians but which can be converted to PT PMA later Representative Office Of the three, the last one …

Becoming Second China? 7 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Business in Vietnam

Posted 5.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 7.08. 2018

Being one of the fastest-growing economies in the world, Vietnam becomes a strategic place for many foreign entrepreneurs to invest. Its relatively cheap but highly qualified population is not the only reason attracting businessmen from all over the world for starting a business in Vietnam. #1 Strong Economic Growth Rates Since the economic reforms launched …

Top 5 Mistakes You Need to Avoid When Setting Up a Company in Indonesia

Posted 2.10. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Running a business means treading wrong paths. In some cases, that’s fine – that’s how you learn and become a more effective leader. However, a lot of them are not only costly but also ruin your business and personal reputation. They can even land you in hot legal water. When you’re setting up a company …

Top 8 FAQs on Virtual Offices: Part 2

Posted 18.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Continuing the previous article about FAQs of virtual office in Indonesia 4. What Are the Benefits of a Virtual Office? Besides cost savings, more people are choosing a virtual office in Indonesia for the following reasons: Increased Productivity – Don’t waste hours being stuck in traffic. You can do your business anytime and anywhere. You …

Top 8 FAQs on Virtual Offices

Posted 15.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Here are the first 3 FAQs about virtual office in Indonesia 1. What Is a Virtual Office? There are many ways to define a virtual office. It is telecommuting or remote work. In this setting, employees and business owners don’t have to report to a physical office. Instead, they can perform their jobs in their …

Part 2: The Challenges of Doing Business in Indonesia and How to Tackle Them

Posted 14.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

In the first part of the article, we discussed the first two challenges of doing business in Indonesia – foreign ownership limitations and the complex government regulations. Here, we will be discussing three more of these major challenges and how best to tackle them.   3. Elaborate Taxation System Taxation regulations in the country apply …

The Challenges of Doing Business in Indonesia and How to Tackle Them: Part 1

Posted 13.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

As the largest economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia has a total GDP of USD888 million with target GDP growth set at 5.2 percent. The archipelago was ranked 91th out of 189 countries in the Ease of Doing Business 2017 report. Indonesia certainly draws attention to many foreigners looking to establish their businesses in the country. …

6 (Small) Business Opportunities to Venture into in Indonesia

Posted 6.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 25.09. 2018

Indonesia is one of the strongest economies in the Southeast Asian region and the 16th largest economy in the world. The country is looking at a steady growth of 5.8% GDP in the past 10 years. By 2030, it is projected that Indonesia will be the seventh strongest economy in the world. Due to that …