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Automation in Indonesia vs. Machine Tool in Indonesia 2014

Posted 9.02. 2015 by Cekindo , last update on 18.10. 2018

The 25th international machine tool, equipment, materials and services exhibition was held December 3-6, 2014 in JIExpo Kemayoran, Jakarta.  As one of the biggest events showcasing the world’s leading precision engineering, machine tool and metalworking technology companies, the main purpose of the fair is to develop business relationships. This opportunity attracted DEL a.s., a midsize company from the Czech Republic, …

Trademark Registration in Indonesia

Posted 28.01. 2015 by Cekindo , last update on 15.10. 2018

In Indonesia, trademarks are regulated by the Trademark Act No 15 of 2001 under the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights. According to the Act, the mark (trademark and service mark) is a sign in the form of words, numbers, letters, figures, colors, composition, symbols or a combination of all those used to distinguish the goods or services …

Corporate tax and personal income tax in Indonesia

Posted 29.12. 2014 by Cekindo , last update on 13.09. 2018

Tax is a central issue in investment matters no matter where you are. Because tax is a major contributor to a country’s income, the amount of tax imposed is often a determining factor for investors who are considering entering a market country. Corporate tax or company tax refers to a tax imposed on entities that are taxed at …

Local Nominee in Indonesia: The safe way to establish your company in Indonesia!

Posted 22.12. 2014 by Cekindo , last update on 1.03. 2019

Recently Indonesia has been through rapid development in almost every sector. The country has transformed into a key player in the global economy. This has stimulated a massive foreign investment flow in recent years. Many investors view Indonesia as a promising place for expand their businesses. Although the forging democracy has also helped the growing investment …

First Automation Project in Indonesia

Posted 4.10. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 1.10. 2018

In Indonesia the automation industry grows around 10-15% annually. With Indonesia’s gradual integration with the world economy, it will play an important role in bringing down costs.  Automation helps decrease cost and increase productivity efficiency, aesthetics and delivery systems. Many industries have increasing production standards, making the workforce more and more expensive. These conditions push many industries …

Indo Beauty fair and Czech medical companies in Jakarta, Indonesia

Posted 10.09. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

Currently Indonesia produces mainly primary medical products such as surgical gloves, bandages and orthopedic products. As a result, the largest medical imports are medical consumable products, particularly injection needles and catheters, which account for 20%. However, foreign manufacturers of medical devices, cosmetics and pharmaceutics have always faced numerous obstacles and challenges in entering this market, such as  meeting the right partners …

Buying Agent in Indonesia: Handicrafts and Other Products in Indonesia

Posted 18.08. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

Interested in Indonesian handicrafts? Coming to Indonesia? Did you notice the beautiful handicrafts in Java and Bali? Of course you did. And in writing this I don’t mean cheap office furniture, but a traditional product which you can see examples of in the photos in this article. Do you know how to get it back home? We will help you …

Recruitment and Hiring Market in Indonesia

Posted 25.07. 2014 by Nurmia Agustina , last update on 13.09. 2018

Foreign Worker Recruitment Process for PMA The process of recruiting foreign labor for a PMA is quite a bit more complicated than local labor. Based on Law Number 13 Year 2003 concerning manpower, employers are prohibited from employing foreigners without written permission from the Ministry of Labor and Immigration (Depnakertrans). This process consists of filling out a Request …

Czech companies at InaGreen Tech fair in Jakarta, Indonesia

Posted 15.07. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

Indonesia is a fast-growing economy (5.8% in 2014) and is one of the fastest growing countries among the G-20 (the industrially driven nations) and currently the 16th largest economy country in the world, the fifth in Asia and by far the biggest in Southeast Asia. With more than 240 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. …

Do you check your business partner’s background?

Posted 7.07. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 3.12. 2018

Coming to Indonesia from faraway? Are you afraid to start business with unreliable or incompetent business partner? Are you going to share sensitive information in Indonesia? Yes you are. That’s what starting a business in Indonesia is about. You are sharing very sensitive information when you want to establish a long term partnership in Indonesia, to …

Mystery Shopping in Indonesia

Posted 1.07. 2014 by Petr Stejskal , last update on 13.09. 2018

Are you entering a new market? Are you already in the market and do you think about developing your business further? Is Indonesia the market? Then read on… Before you undertake a company establishment or a product registration in Indonesia, you must prepare a business case. A company should responsibly evaluate risk, its investments and especially its product before entering …

Payroll Services in Indonesia Are A Critical Part of Business Setup

Posted 18.06. 2014 by Michal Wasserbauer , last update on 19.10. 2018

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 …