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Business Opportunities in Riau: Explore with a Business Visa

In 2019, realised investments in Riau spiked to approximately IDR 42 trillion, an almost 83% growth as compared to the previous years. The figure shown also means that Riau received the biggest amount of investments in the entire Sumatra region. According to the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM), the targeted realised investment was only set at …

Diving into Indonesia’s E-Commerce Sector & Its Future

Over the recent years, President Jokowi and his administration have been relentlessly pushing the growth of the e-commerce market in Indonesia. This can be seen through major developments in the country that include the surging internet penetration. It is undeniable that technology advancement and the emergence of e-commerce have paved the way for convenient transactions, …

Why and How to Start a Business in Solo

When it comes to doing business in Indonesia, Central Java province is certainly one of the favorite regions for both local and foreign investors. Quality human resources and easy licensing are why central Java, including Solo, is a strong magnet for businesses and investments. In the Indonesian 2018 Investment Award, Central Java was known as …

Essentials about Starting a Property Business in Indonesia

Starting a property business in Indonesia is among the hottest things going on in the world of business today. The property and real estate industry in Indonesia has been growing rapidly and is expected to develop even more in the coming years. The statistics have shown that the residential property prices have risen by 0.5% …

Investment in Tourism Sector in Bali Keeps Growing: Find out Why

The tourism sector in Bali has expanded rapidly and it is considered as one of the most lucrative sectors for investors to invest in Bali over the past few years. Bali has welcomed more than 4 millions of visitors each year, not just because of its distinctive landscapes and sceneries; but also because of its …

Semarang: Why a Top Location to Start a Business in 2020

When it comes to foreign investment in Indonesia, the country was the second biggest to receive venture capital investment in Southeast Asia after Singapore, with a total amount of US$136 million in 2017. The country itself has been labeled as “Asia’s next big Opportunity” supported by the fast-growing economy amongst G-20 countries. Moreover, almost 70% …

More Support from the Government for Battery Electric Vehicle Industry in Indonesia

President Jokowi issued PR 55/2019 on the Acceleration of Battery Electric Vehicle Programs for Road Transportation on August 18, 2019 in Indonesia to encourage more investors who show interest in investing in Indonesia. With the concern over climate change, and an intention to strengthen the local economy and cut down reliance on oil import, PR …

Mandatory Use of Indonesian Language in Business Environment

With regard to business environment in Indonesia, on September 30, 2019, President Jokowi issued Presidential Regulation 63/2019 (or PR 63) in regard to the Mandatory Use of Indonesian Language. PR 63 serves as an implementing regulation of language law 24/2009 regarding the Flag, the Language, the National Emblem, and the National Anthem in Indonesia. In …

Exploring Business Opportunities in Lombok with a Business Visa

When it comes to doing businesses in Indonesia, Lombok has become more and more of a good alternative for foreigners aside from Bali. Located in the west of Sumbawa and the east of Bali (40km away), the island is known for its magnificent landscape, tranquil ambiance, lower price and of course the boom of tourism. …

Why do You Need to Start a Startup Business in Indonesia?

Constantly conquering several obstacles and difficulties of bureaucracy and lack of infrastructure, Indonesia has steadily transformed. Now, Indonesia is all about business. Some entrepreneurs may overlook Indonesia and would not think that the country is a digital and innovation startup hub, but actually, the country is currently experiencing a major technology revolution, thus makes an …

6 Things to Know about Indonesia’s 2020 State Budget

The parliament of Indonesia passed the Indonesian 2020 state budget in September, allocating US$180 billion for the government next year – a 3% increase from 2019 budget – to prevent economic decline caused by global trade war and recession risk in developed countries. As the world’s tenth largest and Southeast Asia’s largest economy, Indonesia has …