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How Foreigners can Acquire Property in Bandung Legally

The procedure of acquiring property in Bandung as a foreigner may sound complex. This is because it used to be filled with bureaucratic obstacles that crippled businesses, especially entrepreneurs from small businesses. However, foreigners do not have to feel this way anymore, thanks to the recently implemented policy to encourage foreign investments, as well as …

4 Mistakes Not to Make When Doing Business in Batam

It is easy to comprehend why doing business in Batam is such an attractive approach for investors from around the world. A predominantly open trade regime in Batam has contributed to its sustainable growth in the city as well as throughout Indonesia. Currently, doing business in Batam is considered a fairly easy process while foreigners …

Property in Semarang Can be Owned by Foreigners through These Ways

The desire to work and live with their own place is the ultimate dream for the majority of expats in Semarang. With its rising popularity of being a tourist and business hub, Semarang has become one of the most well-received destinations for foreigner’s permanent residency, retirement, and investments. As a result, an increasing number of …

An Introduction to Crowdfunding in Indonesia & How to Start This Business

In recent years, the fintech (financial technology) industry, particularly in the crowdfunding sector, has grown rapidly and become increasingly popular around the world, including Indonesia. Crowdfunding is a very powerful alternative finance in the country. According to the projection by the World Bank, the total value of the crowdfunding sector is going to hit US$96 …

Emergence of 5 Popular Business Ideas Due to COVID-19 Crisis in Indonesia

The coronavirus has given rise to a very uncertain time for almost everyone. Not only in Indonesia, but the whole world is also dealing with a global economy emergency. While many businesses are now forced to act fast to cut down their losses, some do perform better than they were before the pandemic. Here are …

How to Become a Permanent Resident in Indonesia

The number of foreign nationals coming to Indonesia and applying for permanent residency has been growing compellingly. There are many reasons foreigners choose to become a permanent resident in Indonesia, the most common ones are family and work-related. To obtain a permanent residency to live and work legally in the country, there are criteria and …

An Easy Guide to Opening a Bank Account in Indonesia for Corporations

Opening a bank account in Indonesia is one of the primary steps you have to go through to start a company in the country. It is equally important to both local and foreign companies. Over the years, Indonesia has seen immense growth and has a powerful economy with a wide array of business sectors. Therefore, …

Starting an Accommodation Business in Lombok by Renting Out Your Airbnb Villas

Known as “The Little Sister of Bali”, Lombok has truly become more and more popular. It’s also now a well-known hub for businesses, especially in the tourism and hospitality sector. Due to its diverse population and culture, strategic location, and breathtaking landscapes, Lombok is blessed with numerous business opportunities and positivity. Over the past few …

How do You Set up a Joint Venture in Indonesia?

The reasons for individuals or businesses to set up a joint venture in Indonesia are countless. Most of the time, however, it comes down to business strategic factors to achieve business goals; compliance with requirements and regulations; development of new products; expansion into new markets particularly in a new foreign country. A joint venture in …

7 Virtual Office Myths in Indonesia You Must Not Believe

At the moment, across Indonesia, companies are saving a substantial amount of money each year by having virtual offices in numerous Indonesian cities. A virtual office in Indonesia is an excellent way to cut down sizable costs while keeping a professionally high profile of establishing fully functional offices all over the country. The rise of …

Brebes: An Alternative Place for Your Company Relocation to Indonesia

It is no longer a surprise that the relationship between two powerful countries the United States of America and China has been tense for some time, mainly due to the trade war and the current coronavirus pandemic. As seen on the news, the US president Donald Trump is planning to move his pharmaceutical companies to …

5 Reasons Your Company Needs to Work with an Employer of Record in Indonesia

The number of companies that cooperate with an employer of record in Indonesia has been increasing greatly. This is because an employer of record can help companies expanding in Indonesia overcome the hurdles concerning legislations and expenses when hiring staff remotely. One factor particularly stands out. Many foreign companies see complying with the Indonesian laws …