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Mining License in Indonesia

Posted 13.03. 2018 by Cekindo

While many industries shape the robust economy of Indonesia, one of them is leading the pack: industrial. And within this sector, two stars shine. One of these is mining. …

Opening a Restaurant in Bali

Posted 7.03. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 12.03. 2018

So, you are planning to open up a Restaurant in Bali. You got your plans all worked out into details and you are ready for the hard work – turning your dream into reality. Keep up that spirit! You are going to need it when working through the maze of paperwork, rules and permits. …

An In-Depth Look to Dissolving a Company in Indonesia

Posted 6.03. 2018 by Cekindo

Indonesia with its growing economy and a huge market is literary an archipelago of opportunities. Launching a new product, investing in one of the promising industries or doing business in import/export could be highly profitable under the condition that all the prerequisites are met. …

How to Extend a Visa in Bali (and How Not to)

Posted 28.02. 2018 by Cekindo

There are different kinds of visas available in Indonesia, allowing visitors to stay for one month, two months and up to 6 months in a row. Before you fly into the country, it is good to be well-informed about the latest visa regulations. You wouldn’t be the first having to exit the country unexpectedly because …

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

Posted 14.09. 2017 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

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 20.12. 2017

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. …

Easy Investing Service Program in Indonesia

Posted 30.04. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

This is good news for investors that target Indonesia as their potential market. The Indonesian government through its Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has issued two new policies that enable investor to conveniently invest in Indonesia. The two policies are called Kemudahan Investasi Langsung (KLIK), which is literally translated as Simplicity in Direct Investment as well …

Newest Regulation on Stay Permit, Visit Visa, and Working Permit

Posted 21.04. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

The Immigration Directorate General of Republic of Indonesia has issued a new regulation. Which the submission of the application forms for Stay Permit (ITAS), Visiting Visa (ITK), and its renewal for expatriates must be done online. The new regulation is effective since February 1st, 2016. The applicant will then receive a confirmation email within 3-7 …

Cekindo Has Delivered a Presentation About Product Registration in Indonesia at Health Ingredients South East Asia Exhibition.

Posted 18.04. 2016 by Cekindo , last update on 20.12. 2017

Cekindo had a great opportunity to deliver a presentation about health industries and product registration in Indonesia at Health Ingredients South East Asia Exhibition. Cekindo’s Head of the Legal and Corporate Law Department, Nurmia Agustina was invited as a keynote speaker. And it’s held at the second day of seminar on April 6, 2016, in the …

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

Posted 18.06. 2014 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 20.12. 2017

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 …