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How to Start a Tea Business in Indonesia

Starting a business in Indonesia by opening a retail shop is one of the most profitable investments that a foreigner can do. But what do you sell actually to make the most out of your investment? Selling beverage products, especially tea can be a good idea. Indonesia is one of the top tea producers across …

Due Diligence to Conduct before Buying Land in Bali

Before jumping into buying a piece of land in Bali, or anywhere else in Indonesia for that matter, you must conduct land due diligence to at least determine that the land seller is the legal owner and has the sole selling rights. We tell you why. Bali has long been a desirable destination for many …

Moving to Indonesia with All that You Love with You, Why Not?

When it comes to moving internationally to Indonesia, you may find yourself with all sorts of questions such as “How can I move my belongings and pets? What visa do I need to transport my household items?” A long-time expat destination and true melting pots of different customs and cultures, Indonesia makes such a superb …

Indonesia’s Negative Investment List to be Replaced with Positive Investment List

According to the government in Indonesia, a positive investment list, also known as the priority list, will be issued in January 2020. The purpose of the positive investment list is to encourage more foreign investments for sectors that are previously partially closed or fully closed under the negative investment list in Indonesia. With the increase …

Your Guide to Compliance Deadlines in Vietnam for 2020

Running a successful and sustainable business in Vietnam means that your business must comply with all related accounting and tax laws and regulations in the country. The most important part that you have to pay attention to for accounting law compliance is the deadlines. Missing the tax and accounting deadlines will jeopardise your business tremendously. …

Various Types of M&A Due Diligence in Indonesia: Which One do You Need?

If you are thinking of entering a contract with a new partner, or are considering a merger in Indonesia, doing your share of homework such as engaging in due diligence will provide you with the confidence and knowledge that you need to get the most out of the deal. Due diligence is an important part …

Working with A Recruitment Agency in Semarang: Tips to Follow

For a long time, hiring managers in businesses are not fond of the term “recruitment agency”. However, there has been a huge change and many companies are now resorting to recruitment agencies. Now, businesses in Semarang, or anywhere in Indonesia, see a recruitment agency as more of a partner than just a simple service provider. …

Customers of Coworking Space in Bali & Why Work Here

The demand of coworking space has increased in Bali as the decision to work alongside like-minded people with the maximum flexibility is both rewarding and satisfying. Coworking space is an excellent alternative to working at your own office or from home. This type of workspace has also become important as it offers many perks and …

More Support from the Government for Battery Electric Vehicle Industry in Indonesia

President Jokowi issued PR 55/2019 on the Acceleration of Battery Electric Vehicle Programs for Road Transportation on August 18, 2019 in Indonesia to encourage more investors who show interest in investing in Indonesia. With the concern over climate change, and an intention to strengthen the local economy and cut down reliance on oil import, PR …

Important Update on Licensing Procedures for Location Permit

The Minister of Agrarian Affairs and Spatial Planning/Head of the National Land Agency of Indonesia has recently made effective Regulation 17/2019 on Location Permit on September 20, 2019, replacing the previous Regulation 14/2018. This new regulation was enacted to clarify the location permit issuance framework under the Online Single Submission system (OSS). Regulation 17/2019 made …

5 Things to Prepare before Incorporating a Company in Indonesia

Indonesia is no doubt a truly attractive market that all foreigners are eyeing on. Recently, the country has also been ranked the world’s 16th largest economy, making company incorporation in Indonesia something to be considered. However, regardless of where you are from, an entrepreneur’s life can be an exciting yet frightening roller coaster if you …