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8 Biggest Coworking Space Myths You Must Not Believe

Despite the growing popularity of coworking space in Indonesia, the concept of coworking space is still relatively new for many business owners and entrepreneurs. Therefore, many organisations and individuals have their shares of skepticism and misconceptions regarding coworking spaces. Understandably, many of them have false assumptions, especially that coworking space in Indonesia is growing at …

Look for These 5 Things when Hunting for the Right Serviced Office in Jakarta

Serviced offices in Jakarta have a strong demand in recent years, proven by the increasing new sign-ups, inquiries, and number of serviced offices in the city. As seen in Jakarta Post, in between April and June 2019, the occupancy in the Central Business District in Jakarta was dominated by serviced offices and coworking spaces. This …

Your Guide to Foreign Company Relocation to Semarang

As the tenth most populated city in Indonesia and the capital city of Central Java, Semarang has always been a popular destination for international investors for starting a business in Indonesia. Lately, an increasing number of businesses from different countries have relocated to Semarang, especially those from China, Singapore, Japan, and South Korea. Over the …

How to Register a Product and Get It Halal Certified in Indonesia: The Shortcuts

When it comes to the most popular and profitable investment destinations in the world, it is very likely that Indonesia will be on the top of the list, especially when your business involves distributing and selling products. To be able to distribute and sell products in Indonesia, you need to familiarise yourself with what is …

Medan Visa Options: Choose the Right Type

Situated on the island of Sumatra, Medan is Indonesia’s fourth biggest city that has been thriving with multibillion-dollar industries such as palm oil and tourism. Last year, the number of foreign tourist arrivals in Medan hit approximately 123,000 people (a 12.2% growth) in just the first quarter. With Lake Toba being the top travel destination …

Newest Import Tariffs in Indonesia: 2020 Update

There is a new governmental regulation stipulating the import into Indonesia that has been effective since January 30, 2020. This regulation is the Finance Ministerial Regulation (PMK) No.199/2019 and it was enacted to reduce the maximum value for imported goods to be tax free. According to PMK 199/2019, the maximum value of tax-free items for …

Insurance Companies in Indonesia Allow Higher Foreign Ownership: 2020 Update

Considering Indonesia’s huge population, the insurance industry in the country has been presenting significant opportunities. With the growing middle-income and wealthier population, the insurance buyers in Indonesia are also on the rise. These attractive target audiences in the insurance industry have given foreigners intentions to start an insurance company in Indonesia. Therefore, the growth rate …

Reasons behind the Switch to Serviced Offices by Big Companies in Indonesia

Money, time and effort are the three major elements that are driving today’s business. In this competitive and ever-changing global market, many small and medium companies are making use of serviced office spaces in Indonesia due to their cost-effectiveness and flexibility. Serviced office is not only a convenient alternative to the traditional office, but it …

4 Top Business Opportunities in Indonesia for 2020

Countless business opportunities in Indonesia have turned the country into one of the most popular destinations in the world for eye-catching business setups and formations. With the increase of population and so much development over the decade, business startups have also risen with specific sectors standing out from the crowd. Various government policies have been …

Company Registration in Batam in One Simple Guide

Batam is now one of Indonesia’s hotspot destinations for investors from all over the world especially its neighboring countries. International investors favor the special economic zone for investing and doing business in Batam due to its many advantages and opportunities. Located only 30km from Singapore, this region has brought in approximately US$20 billion of investment …

Your Guide to Setting up a Venture Capital Business in Indonesia

Venture capital business is a business obtaining its financing through many sources such as financial schemes and capital participation. Then the company will use the fund to develop a venture capital partner or debtor business. In Indonesia, venture capital business is a direct investment instrument that has been thriving over the years due to the …

What to Do with Employment Following COVID-19 Situation in Indonesia

Many businesses have been profoundly impacted by the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in Indonesia. Even though it may be challenging to maintain business continuity during this difficult time, every business needs to put in the best effort to find ways to keep the business running as usual in order to be able to pay the employees’ …