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How can Call Center Improve Customer Satisfaction when Doing Business in Indonesia?

Call center is an important part of any business. Call centers deal with different kinds of customer service issues. When customers are confused, upset, frustrated or curious about your services or products, they would always want to hear a real person’s voice to solve their problems. However, how your customers experience with the customer service …

Your Guide to Setting Up Business in Balikpapan, East Kalimantan

Located on the south eastern coast of East Kalimantan in Indonesia, Balikpapan is a seaport city facing the Makassar Straits. Being one of the Indonesia’s most bustling cities with abundant natural resource, Balikpapan is well-known for its oil, coal and mining industries. The dynamic oil, coal, mining and other emerging industries are the reasons almost …

Indonesia’s Successful Women Entrepreneurs: Their Stories

For a very long time, women are underrepresented and men have dominated the business world across the globe, including in Indonesia. In this conservative country, women often used to be treated unfairly in many industries and there were times we hardly saw women in business or in any leadership roles. However, time has changed. Nowadays, …

Doing Business in Yogyakarta: Reasons to Start Your Business ASAP

Yogyakarta is rapidly becoming the best choice of business location for most foreign entrepreneurs today. Many foreign investors have recognised the impressive performance that Yogyakarta has delivered over the years, especially with the fast growth of high-tech startups and digital ecosystem. Not to mention the precious ancient cultures, mesmerising historical traditions, stunning landscapes, young workforce, …

Setting up Business in Surabaya: A Simple Guide for Foreigners

As the capital of East Java, Surabaya has more than 3 million people in the city. Though populated, the city is actually less saturated than Jakarta and Central Java with high economic growth. Doing business in Surabaya, then, is something you as a foreign investor want to consider. Over the past few years, many investors …

Business Negotiation in Indonesia: How to Do It Right

Indonesia is a country with diverse ethnicity, culture, landscape and cuisine. The diversity makes doing business in Indonesia challenging and exciting at the same time. Business negotiation in Indonesia is an art form that needs constant practice and experience. It has also become a part of the business culture in Indonesia long time ago. By …

Industry 4.0 in Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities

The roadmap of “Making Indonesia 4.0” has been officially launched by the Indonesian government in order to boost the nation’s economy substantially through the implementation of new manufacturing technologies for the most vital sectors in Indonesia that contributed to two-thirds of total manufacturing output in the country in 2017. These sectors included automotive, food and …

Dealing with Corruption in Indonesia

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

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 expansion 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 …

Explore Business Opportunities in Medan

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 …