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Aceh as Your New Investment Destination in Indonesia: Why and How

If you have decided to invest in Indonesia, but are still thinking about the investment destination, think no more. Aceh should be your new investment destination. Located on the island of Sumatra, every year, many foreigners visit Aceh to pursue their dreams of starting and running their company. This is because Aceh is one of …

3 Most Important Benefits of Using Employer of Record in Indonesia

For many businesses, the reason for expanding internationally is pretty obvious – business owners want to access a wider talent pool and customer base. However, the expansion sometimes comes with some challenges as they don’t know how to do so especially when it comes to dealing with employment tasks and legal compliance. These challenges can …

Should You Establish a PT, a PT PMA or a Representative Office in Semarang?

Semarang’s strategic location in the heart of Java in Indonesia makes it an ideal location for business investors to set up a company, or in other words to carry out a company registration. The powerhouse economies of neighboring countries such as Singapore are also easily reachable from Semarang, providing wonderful cross-border trade and investment opportunities. …

5 Legal Mistakes to Avoid for First-Time Entrepreneurs in Indonesia

The life of a startup is often rocky and uncertain. This is why a small mistake can lead to disastrous results and turn your entrepreneurial dreams into a nightmare. When starting a business in Indonesia, no matter the industry you’re in, laws and regulations are always part of the process. If you are an entrepreneur …

Regulations on Company Name in Vietnam

Among so many countries in Asia, Vietnam is considered one of the top destinations for foreign individuals or enterprises to start a new company or to extend their business. Therefore, with the increasing foreign investments and business registration in Vietnam, the Vietnamese government also enacted several policies and incentives that are favorable for foreign investments. …

A Guide to Nutrition Facts Information on Labels of Food & Beverage Products

Information about Nutritional Value (Nutrition Facts) is a list of processed nutrient and non-nutrient contents as processed food products are sold accordingly with a standardised format. Basically information of Nutritional Value (Nutrition Facts) consists of : – Serving size – Number of serve – Type and amount of non-nutrient content – Type and amount of …

The Importance of a Registered Business Address when Doing Business in Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the important economic powerhouses in the world that many investors want to do business in for a lot of reasons. From its strategic location to access to huge international markets, abundant resources to a vibrant investment environment, Indonesia makes an excellent choice for doing business. There are several requirements for registering …

8 Biggest Coworking Space Myths You Must Not Believe

Despite the growing popularity of coworking space in Indonesia, the concept of coworking space is still relatively new for many business owners and entrepreneurs. Therefore, many organisations and individuals have their shares of skepticism and misconceptions regarding coworking spaces. Understandably, many of them have false assumptions, especially that coworking space in Indonesia is growing at …

Look for These 5 Things when Hunting for the Right Serviced Office in Jakarta

Serviced offices in Jakarta have a strong demand in recent years, proven by the increasing new sign-ups, inquiries, and number of serviced offices in the city. As seen in Jakarta Post, in between April and June 2019, the occupancy in the Central Business District in Jakarta was dominated by serviced offices and coworking spaces. This …

Your Guide to Foreign Company Relocation to Semarang

As the tenth most populated city in Indonesia and the capital city of Central Java, Semarang has always been a popular destination for international investors for starting a business in Indonesia. Lately, an increasing number of businesses from different countries have relocated to Semarang, especially those from China, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea. Over the …

How to Register a Product and Get It Halal Certified in Indonesia: The Shortcuts

When it comes to the most popular and profitable investment destinations in the world, it is very likely that Indonesia will be on the top of the list, especially when your business involves distributing and selling products. To be able to distribute and sell products in Indonesia, you need to familiarise yourself with what is …

Medan Visa Options: Choose the Right Type

Situated on the island of Sumatra, Medan is Indonesia’s fourth biggest city that has been thriving with multibillion-dollar industries such as palm oil and tourism. Last year, the number of foreign tourist arrivals in Medan hit approximately 123,000 people (a 12.2% growth) in just the first quarter. With Lake Toba being the top travel destination …