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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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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 …

Limited Liability Company in Vietnam in a Nutshell

Vietnam’s dynamic environment for businesses is reflected in the growing wealth, increasing middle-income group, larger young population, greater mobility, and urbanization, as well as the shifting consumer attitudes. Entrepreneurs usually prefer to take advantage of the new business environment to achieve new business breakthroughs and horizons. Starting a business in Vietnam is definitely one of …

New Negative Investment List Opens 54 Sectors to Foreigners

In order to boost foreign and domestic investments in Indonesia, the government of Indonesia is going to update the Negative Investment List (NIL), which was last amended in 2016. Reasons for the Change? The new list was announced in November 2018 as part of the 16th economic policy package by the Coordinating Ministry for Economic …

Discover Indonesia’s Real Estate Potential with a Property Agent

With economy rising at an impressive pace and increasing middle-class presence in Indonesia, there are thousands and millions of homebuyers, building and office space buyers currently seeking for the perfect spot. As a result, Indonesia’s real estate property sector presents enormous business opportunities for investors to dive into — only if you know how and …

Visas in Semarang: Which One You Should Apply For

According to statistics, by the end of 2018, it is estimated that the number of foreigners entering Indonesia will hit 17 million, including both tourists and foreigners who do business in Indonesia. In order to promote the development of tourism and to attract more foreign investments, the Indonesian government has successively implemented a comprehensive visa …

Secure a Business Visa in Vietnam Hassle-Free

When it comes to getting a suitable visa to do business and work legally in Vietnam, you will often come across “a business visa”. In this article, Cekindo will walk through the purpose, requirements, limits and sponsorship for getting a business visa in Vietnam. In the end, you will be sure if you really need …

Opening a Business in Bandung

Bandung is a fast-developing city in Indonesia. It is the 3rd largest city and the capital of West Java province in Indonesia with over 2.5 million inhabitants. As a result, it is self-explanatory that many foreigners open a business in Bandung. This article summarises useful information you need before you start a company in Bandung, …

The Benefits of Nominee Agreement in Indonesia

There are two major reasons why business owners use a nominee agreement when registering a company in Indonesia. First of all, the owner may want to fulfil legal requirements set out by the Indonesian government; and second of all, the owner or beneficiary owner would like to remain anonymousas a shareholder and do not want …

Complex Overview of Legal Entities in Vietnam

When starting a business in Vietnam, apart from developing a marketing strategy, hiring staff and raising money, one very important thing to do is to choose the right legal entities. There are several entities to choose from when launching your business in Vietnam. You need to make sure to form an entity that works well …

Top 10 Export Commodities in Indonesia

Indonesia’s natural resource abundance and a variety of commodities is a precious and indispensable asset to its economy. The commodities account for approximately 60 per cent of all Indonesia’s exports. In continuation with the healthy growth shown by exports over the years in Indonesia, the exports in Indonesia is valued at US$158 billion annually as …

Legal Risks When Making Contract Agreements in Indonesia

With making contract agreements in Indonesia, there is little or no room for mistakes. Whether you are a supplier or a customer, making sure that your contracts with third parties protect your business, and knowing what protection your business have can sometimes be daunting. While many businesses incorporate agreed terms and conditions in the form …

Business Consulting in Semarang for Free

To boost entrepreneurship in Semarang, Cekindo is giving 30-minute business consulting for free to anybody who visits our office on Wednesdays from 1 till 5 pm. Thanks to our broad scope of services and seven years of experience on the Indonesian market, our team consisting of business consultants and lawyers is ready to assist you with any …