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THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DOING BUSINESS IN INDONESIA

Behind every success of business expansion is the comprehensive knowledge of regulations, legal compliances, procedures and socio culture, among others. If you are intending to expand to Indonesia, get our free copy of e-book to learn about starting a business in Indonesia, everything you need to know from A-Z. Simply click the "download" button below.

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Indonesia: The Global Leader in Manufacturing to Be

Indonesia is poised to become the future global leader in manufacturing with a strong economic backdrop, and due to the political uncertainty in neighbouring countries. According to a report from Deloitte, Indonesia will be one of the top 15 manufacturing hubs in the world by 2023. It is of no surprise because Indonesia’s manufacturing industry …

Benefits of PEO Outsourcing in Indonesia

Today, business owners and entrepreneurs in Indonesia know that every dollar and every minute counts when it comes to running a business. As your business in Indonesia grows, your HR demands can pile up, and you will be overload with employee’s paperwork. There is also a chance that your company struggle to attract and retain …

Is It Late to Secure Halal Certification in Indonesia?

Effective from October 2019, the government of Indonesia will enforce the mandatory halal certification and labelling measures for halal products in the country. Thus, Cekindo urges businesses and entrepreneurs to act appropriately and as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary penalties. With over 260 million population and 90% of them are Muslims, Indonesia remains …

Foreign Employment in Vietnam in a Nutshell

If you need skills that are in short supply in Vietnam, or when you would like to gain new ideas and technologies, your business can reap the benefits of employing talents from overseas. If a company in Vietnam would like to recruit foreigners as their employees or partners, they need to follow certain official processes …

What are the Benefits of A Coworking Space when Doing Business in Semarang?

When you think of the coworking space scene in Indonesia, places like Jakarta and Bali may come to mind, but Semarang is another city with coworking space on the rise. With start-ups that have grown substantially in the past few years in Semarang, the demand of coworking space is unstoppable, especially when taking into consideration …

Manufacturing Indonesia: What are The Benefits of Relocating Factory from China to Semarang?

Even though the financial situation at the end of 2018 affected Indonesia’s economy negatively, the country is recovering, and funds are continuously pouring into many cities, especially in manufacturing sector in Indonesia. This article focuses on the city of Semarang where overseas investment has been flowing mainly into the manufacturing of shoes, glass, small boats, …

Doing Business on a Spouse Visa in Indonesia

To qualify for a spouse visa, or a permanent stay permit (KITAP) in Indonesia, you must be legally married to an Indonesian citizen. A marriage is only legal when it is officially recognised by the government anywhere in Indonesia where you were married. Domestic partnerships, in which a couple have not formalised their relationship but …

Cekindo Has Officially Partnered with InCorp Group

We are thrilled to announce that PT Cekindo Bisnis Grup has been acquired by InCorp Group, a leading corporate services company in Asia Pacific, with headquarters in Singapore. The acquisition took place on 21 December 2018. Due to this acquistion, our operations have been transferred from previously PT Cekindo Bisnis Grup to now PT Cekindo …

Introduction to Environmental Permits in Indonesia

Environmental permits or licenses are required for certain businesses that impact the environment to operate in Indonesia. The environmental permit is particularly important for those businesses or sectors their activities affect the environment, such as releasing any waste or materials into the water or air. Not only that the environmental permit requires the organization to …

Digital Financial Innovation in Indonesia

The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – OJK) officially issued a Regulation No. POJK 13 /POJK.02/2018 concerning Digital Financial Innovation for Financial Services Sector (“POJK 13”) in the financial industry in Indonesia, which was put into effect on August 16, 2018. POJK 13 was set up to regulate the exploding growth of digital …

Understand and Comply with E-Invoicing in Vietnam

In an effort to create an attractive business environment for foreign investors and reduce the complexity of Vietnam’s policy by digitalisation, the Vietnamese government did a huge step towards becoming one of the global business hubs. …

OSS System Services Begin to Operate at BKPM

Nearing the end of the year 2018, The Electronic Integrated Business Licensing System (Perizinan Berusaha Terintegrasi Secara Elektronik abbreviated as PBTSE), also known as the Online Single Submission (OSS) system, will be transferred from the Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs to the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), starting on January 2, 2019. The schedule is as …