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First Automation Project in Indonesia

Posted 4.10. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

In Indonesia the automation industry grows around 10-15% annually. With Indonesia’s gradual integration with the world economy, it will play an important role in bringing down costs.  Automation helps decrease cost and increase productivity efficiency, aesthetics and delivery systems. Many industries have increasing production standards, making the workforce more and more expensive. These conditions push many industries …

Indo Beauty fair and Czech medical companies in Jakarta, Indonesia

Posted 10.09. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

Currently Indonesia produces mainly primary medical products such as surgical gloves, bandages and orthopedic products. As a result, the largest medical imports are medical consumable products, particularly injection needles and catheters, which account for 20%. However, foreign manufacturers of medical devices, cosmetics and pharmaceutics have always faced numerous obstacles and challenges in entering this market, such as  meeting the right partners …

Buying Agent in Indonesia: Handicrafts and Other Products in Indonesia

Posted 18.08. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

Interested in Indonesian handicrafts? Coming to Indonesia? Did you notice the beautiful handicrafts in Java and Bali? Of course you did. And in writing this I don’t mean cheap office furniture, but a traditional product which you can see examples of in the photos in this article. Do you know how to get it back home? We will help you …

Recruitment and Hiring Market in Indonesia

Posted 25.07. 2014 by Nurmia Agustina , last update on 13.09. 2018

Foreign Worker Recruitment Process for PMA The process of recruiting foreign labor for a PMA is quite a bit more complicated than local labor. Based on Law Number 13 Year 2003 concerning manpower, employers are prohibited from employing foreigners without written permission from the Ministry of Labor and Immigration (Depnakertrans). This process consists of filling out a Request …

Czech companies at InaGreen Tech fair in Jakarta, Indonesia

Posted 15.07. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

Indonesia is a fast-growing economy (5.8% in 2014) and is one of the fastest growing countries among the G-20 (the industrially driven nations) and currently the 16th largest economy country in the world, the fifth in Asia and by far the biggest in Southeast Asia. With more than 240 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. …

Do you check your business partner’s background?

Posted 7.07. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

  Coming to Indonesia from faraway? Are you afraid to start business with unreliable or incompetent business partner? Are you going to share sensitive information in Indonesia? Yes you are. That’s what starting a business in Indonesia is about. You are sharing very sensitive information when you want to establish a long term partnership in Indonesia, …

Mystery Shopping in Indonesia

Posted 1.07. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

Are you entering a new market? Are you already in the market and do you think about developing your business further? Is Indonesia the market? Then read on… Before you undertake a company establishment or a product registration in Indonesia, you must prepare a business case. A company should responsibly evaluate risk, its investments and especially its product before entering …

Payroll Services in Indonesia are a critical part of business set-up

Posted 18.06. 2014 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 13.09. 2018

Having a business partner on the ground is invaluable when you are setting up a company in Indonesia.  Once established, that partner can be critically important when it comes to smooth payroll processing in Indonesia Like many other aspects of doing business in Indonesia, regulations governing payroll and related taxes and deductions are complex. It …

Local hiring or expatriates in Indonesia? Health insurance, income tax and other employment in Indonesia

Posted 10.06. 2014 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 13.09. 2018

Local hiring or Expatriates? – In Indonesia labor and employment are regulated under the Ministry of Manpower, which protects all employees, defined as any person working in return for a salary or compensation in another form. When it comes to payroll, your company has to use the  minimum wages (UMR) set by local government as the lowest …

Indonesian Business Entities

Posted 28.05. 2014 by Nurmia Agustina , last update on 13.09. 2018

Indonesia offers many opportunities to foreign investors. The Indonesian government has recognizes the significant role foreign investors can play in the growth and development of the business sector and the national economy. Continuing deregulation and reduction in bureaucracy is creating a wider range of investment activities for foreign investors. In addition, Indonesia is rich natural …

Rapid growth of technology offers great opportunities in Indonesia

Posted 8.05. 2014 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 13.09. 2018

The growth of information technology in Indonesia, especially mobile usage, is exploding, presenting profitable opportunities for companies to undertake market expansion in Indonesia. IT News Today reports that Brazil, Russia, Indonesia and China will provide the foundation for the biggest near-term growth in mobile usage. In addition, as companies move from other parts of Asia, …

Opening a bank account in Indonesia

Posted 7.05. 2014 by Nurmia Agustina , last update on 13.09. 2018

For companies or foreign investors who want to invest in Indonesia, one of the things that should be well understood is the process of opening a bank account and what type of account will be used for business transactions. In Indonesia three types of accounts are commonly used, namely checking accounts, savings accounts and deposit …