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Blog: Business Environment in Asia

Dealing with Corruption in Indonesia

Posted 10.04. 2019 by Cekindo

Indonesia is one of the biggest emerging markets in Southeast Asia with a very promising and bright economic environment. However, the country is still harmed by widespread and prevalent corruption, bribery and money laundering throughout the nation’s government and business sectors. The president of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, declared the country to be open for business …

7 Facts You Should Know Before Expanding to Indonesia

Posted 2.04. 2019 by Cekindo

Lush jungles, tropical beaches, islands galore, delicious cuisine and a cheap cost of living, topped off by being one of the shining G20 members with ample business and investment opportunities – who wouldn’t want to expand their businesses to Indonesia? However, expanding your business often involves hard work and dedication and it does come with …

Explore Business Opportunities in Medan

Posted 6.02. 2019 by Cekindo

Medan, as well as the entire region of North Sumatra, abounds with attractive business opportunities. The thriving capital of North Sumatra, Medan, is a regional economic hub and commercial centre, rich in history and culture. This largest city in Sumatra attracts foreigners who flock to Medan to invest not only due to its booming investment …

Surabaya’s Efforts to Attract Foreign Investors

Posted 6.02. 2019 by Cekindo , last update on 14.02. 2019

In recent years, Surabaya has affirmed its leading role in the country’s economy with the continuous increase in investments, especially the foreign direct investments. According to a report by the Ministry of Planning and Investment, the food industry (UKM) of small-medium enterprises (SMEs) is the largest contributor to the investment spike. Service sectors such as …

Semarang Opens 4 Major Investment Opportunities in 2019

Posted 30.01. 2019 by Cekindo

Searching for profitable sectors to invest in Semarang can be a concrete strategy when looking for new investment opportunities in Indonesia. While Jakarta, Bali and its nearby areas continue to lead the growth in economy and business opportunities, a significant shift of investments is also observed in Semarang. In addition, businesses in Bogor, Jakarta, Depok, …

Learn from TOP 10 Indonesian Companies in 2018

Posted 27.01. 2019 by Cekindo , last update on 4.02. 2019

Whether it’s PT Astra International, PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia, or PT Semen Indonesia, all entrepreneurs look at these companies in Indonesia that are phenomenally successful and wonder what the secret sauce to make this happened is. Of course, companies do not do everything right, and there are many factors why they were the best companies …

Indonesia: The Global Leader in Manufacturing to Be

Posted 24.01. 2019 by Cekindo

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 Relocating Your Factory from China to Semarang

Posted 14.01. 2019 by Cekindo , last update on 26.02. 2019

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 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, textiles, and electrical equipment. …