• Indonesian
  • Chinese (Simplified)

Blog - Indonesia

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DOING BUSINESS IN INDONESIA

Behind every success of business expansion is the comprehensive knowledge of regulations, legal compliances, procedures and socio culture, among others. If you are intending to expand to Indonesia, get our free copy of e-book to learn about starting a business in Indonesia, everything you need to know from A-Z. Simply click the "download" button below.

Download "E-Book: Doing Business in Indonesia"

Blog: Indonesia

What is a Mandatory Manpower Report and Which Companies Should Submit It?

Regarding employment in Indonesia, one of the many things not to be overlooked by companies is the mandatory manpower report. The mandatory manpower report has a great impact on a company. If an enterprise fails to comply with the requirements, they will be subject to penalties and sanctions. What is Mandatory Manpower Report for Employment …

Annual Tax Return in Indonesia for Freelancers: An Easy Guide

When doing business in Indonesia, tax obligations become unavoidable. One of the tax obligations to fulfill is an annual tax return and your employment status can impact your tax obligations. This article contains everything you need to know about filing the annual tax return in Indonesia as freelancers. What is Annual Tax Return in Indonesia? …

What to Consider Before Starting an Online Business in Indonesia

Many propelling reasons make Indonesia a favourable destination for entrepreneurs to start an online business. These reasons include the maturing digital infrastructure, supportive governmental policies, expanding internet penetration, and rapidly growing population. Particularly for e-commerce, this sector is forecast to dominate the digital industry by 60%. Cekindo is listing out some key considerations before starting …

5 Useful Services to Consider When Expanding Business to Indonesia

Foreigners expanding business to Indonesia will face an array of challenges. As your business grows in Indonesia, to thrive quickly and successfully, every business needs different support and solutions. Most entrepreneurs have a set of talents but many times it is impossible to do it all yourself. Recognising the need in seeking necessary support is …

5 Worst Merger and Acquisition Mistakes in Indonesia to Avoid

It is a good time for mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Indonesia as M&A has seen a positive growth trend over the years. In 2019, there were more than 90 deals closed. However, with the exciting record in the M&A landscape, it is still undeniable that merger and acquisition in Indonesia is a challenging process …

A Guide to Starting a Publishing Business in Indonesia

With more than 260 million population and a high percentage of young people, starting a publishing company in Indonesia can be a profitable business idea. The majority of this young population read a lot and most of them are students who need published materials for their learning and studies. Statistics have shown that the total …

Understanding Different Types of Business Licenses in Indonesia

The laws in Indonesia make it mandatory for a whole range of businesses in the country to acquire a business license before they can be legally established and operated. Some businesses may also obtain a more specific license such as a commercial license to sell alcohol. Follow Cekindo’s guide to understand the different types of …

A Guide to Angel Investors in Indonesia

A lot of startups and organisations are resorting to angel investors in Indonesia to fund and jumpstart their new business ventures. Angel investing has surged over the years as many individuals have obtained better investment returns than they can acquire from conventional investment methods. So what is an angel investor? Simply put, an angel investor …

Top 6 False Facts about Accounting Outsourcing in Semarang

Accounting is among the most crucial tasks to outsource in business everywhere in the world, including the bustling city in Indonesia – Semarang. However, there are still many false facts about accounting outsourcing in Semarang and Cekindo is here to debunk them for you. Accounting Outsourcing in Semarang: 6 False Facts False Fact 1: Accounting …

Horror Stories, Fake Agents and Visas in Indonesia

Have you ever dreamed of relocating or migrating to Indonesia? Whatever the reason is, it is a big decision to make. Thus, you should never downplay the importance of applying for the right visa. There are many types of visas in Indonesia, and taking the wrong step can cause delays, heavy fine, penal sanctions, blacklisting …

Company Registration in Padang, Indonesia: A Handy Guide

Padang is no longer just a getaway for vacation seekers. It is now a dynamic business hub where global investors have gathered for starting a business in Indonesia. Many investment opportunities have emerged in Padang and the most prominent ones are in the tourism and hospitality sector. Recently, the Indonesian government even cut the BI …