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[2020 Updated] Getting Halal Certificate in Indonesia

Getting halal certificate will give you a trustworthy brand image for Moslem consumers, which means more profits for your business in Indonesia. Indonesia is a country with the biggest Moslem population in the world, stating that approximately 14 percent of the world’s Moslem people live in this nation. That’s whyhalal industry offers a very huge potential …

Tax Amnesty: The Benefits and Challenges

Tax amnesty is actually a government effort to give opportunities for taxpayers to become clean, with the hope that they can continue paying their taxes with reduced or waived interests and/or penalties. This amnesty is given for a certain period of time and is given to both individuals and companies. Ideally, this kind of amnesty …

The Latest Regulation on Indonesia 2016 Negative Investment List

Negative Investment List 2016 The new Negative Investment list has finally been published by Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) on May 18th, 2016. This 2016 Negative Investment List is replacing the 2014 Negative Investment List or Daftar Negatif Investasi 2014. There are some sectors that are closed for the foreign investment on the prior Negative …

Easy Investing Service Program in Indonesia

This is good news for investors that target Indonesia as their potential market. The Indonesian government through its Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has issued two new policies that enable investor to conveniently invest in Indonesia. The two policies are called Kemudahan Investasi Langsung (KLIK), which is literally translated as Simplicity in Direct Investment as well …

3-hour Investment Licensing Service: A Breakthrough in Indonesia’s Economic Package

Investing in Indonesia is getting faster and easier now. Since January 2016, The Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) has launched a three-hour investment permit service for investors. The service is part of BKPM’s One-Stop Integrated Service (PTSP) program, which will allow prospective investors with a minimum investment of IDR 100 billion (US$7.33 million) and/or absorb a workforce …

Newest Regulation on Stay Permit, Visit Visa, and Working Permit

The Immigration Directorate General of Republic of Indonesia has issued a new regulation. Which the submission of the application forms for Stay Permit (ITAS), Visiting Visa (ITK), and its renewal for expatriates must be done online. The new regulation is effective since February 1st, 2016. The applicant will then receive a confirmation email within 3-7 …

Establishing Virtual Office in Indonesia is Now Legal

If your company is considering about business expansion in Indonesia, but you do not have the resources to get the real professional office, now you can try to establish a virtual office. Companies with limited capital that wish to get the complete facility of professional and reliable offices. Also can use the service of virtual offices. …

Restricted Sectors for Investment in Indonesia

Understanding The Restricted Sectors for Foreign Investment in Indonesia Indonesia has been maintaining positive growth for direct investment inflows within these past four years. As in 2014, Indonesia had successfully attracted 78.7 trillion rupiah (USD 6.3 billion) of direct foreign investment based on Indonesia Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM). The most attracting business sectors were mining, …

Investing in Indonesia: Some Changes Should be Known

Currently, Indonesia in ranks 114 out of 118 of ease doing business based on latest survey from World Bank. However, along with the new government, some business laws and regulations in various sectors have been changed to be tighter than before. Cekindo helps you understand the critical points about investing in Indonesia. After Jokowi was …