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Shelf Company in Indonesia: Why It May be a Better Choice than a New Company

When starting a new business in Indonesia, the most common and popular option is to set up an entirely new entity. Although setting a new entity in Indonesia is not as difficult as you imagine, there will definitely be times you face certain issues as foreigners, especially when it comes to the processing time as …

Starting A Business in Bali: Why and How to Set Up A Restaurant Business

Despite the hard work that a foreigner has to put into for running any kind of business, starting a restaurant business in Bali may be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life. Setting up a restaurant business in Bali fuses two of every foreign investor’s greatest desires: making a steady profit while living …

Nominee Company and Villa Rentals in Bali

Having one or more types of passive income is one of the ultimate goals that everyone wants to achieve. There is no doubt that starting a villa rental business in Bali could help foreigners reach that goal. Over the years, villa rental in Bali has become one of the most popular businesses on the island …

Update: Securing an Import License via OSS

Bordered by countries such as Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Australia, etc., Indonesia is a critical trading hub in Southeast Asia for both export and import. Trading has a pivotal role in Indonesia’s economic growth with exports and imports contributing to 37% of GDP. In 2016, Indonesia imported US$ 132 billion worth of goods, …

Introduction to Minimum Capital Investment in Indonesia

The required amount of minimum capital to set up a legal entity in Indonesia might seem like a straightforward issue, but this is often not the case. It might be simple for locals to set up a local-owned company (PT), but it becomes more complicated for foreigners to set up a foreign-owned company (PT PMA). …

International Expansion to Indonesia: Company Set Up

Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia and undoubtedly offers extraordinary business opportunities for both foreign investors and local citizens. Expanding your business and setting up an international company in Indonesia is something that can be done easily as long as you know the process, and seek third-party assistance when necessary. There are many …

FAQ: How to Start a Business in Indonesia

Have a question about how to start a business in Indonesia? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below to find the answers to some of the most popular questions we have always received.     1.What are the types of legal entities in Indonesia? There are three common types of legal entities in Indonesia, …

Insider Tips on Import and Export Business in Surabaya

Not only that the city of Surabaya is less saturated than Central Java and Jakarta, but it also shows a higher economic growth rate compared to both of the more developed regions. As a result, many investors shift their focus to Surabaya and focus on export and import, trading, manufacturing, resources and infrastructure sectors. Let’s …

Why You Should Relocating Your Factory from China to Semarang

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. …

Digital Financial Innovation in Indonesia

The Indonesian Financial Services Authority (Otoritas Jasa Keuangan – OJK) officially issued a Regulation No. POJK 13 /POJK.02/2018 concerning Digital Financial Innovation in Financial Services Sector (“POJK 13”) that was put into effect on August 16, 2018. POJK 13 was set up to regulate the exploding growth of digital industries eagerly participating in Indonesian financial …

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 …

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, …