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Buying Agent in Indonesia: Handicrafts and Other Products in Indonesia

Interested in Indonesian handicrafts? Coming to Indonesia? Did you notice the beautiful handicrafts in Java and Bali? Of course you did. And in writing this I don’t mean cheap office furniture, but a traditional product which you can see examples of in the photos in this article. Do you know how to get it back home? We will help …

Recruitment and Hiring Market in Indonesia

Foreign Worker Recruitment Process for PMA in Indonesia The process of recruiting foreign labor for a PMA is quite a bit more complicated than local labor. Based on Law Number 13 Year 2003 concerning manpower, employers are prohibited from employing foreigners without written permission from the Ministry of Labor and Immigration (Depnakertrans). This process consists of filling out …

Czech companies at InaGreen Tech fair in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia is a fast-growing economy (5.8% in 2014) and is one of the fastest growing countries among the G-20 (the industrially driven nations) and currently the 16th largest economy country in the world, the fifth in Asia and by far the biggest in Southeast Asia. With more than 240 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. …

Do you check your business partner’s background?

Background Check Services in Indonesia Coming to Indonesia from faraway? Are you afraid to start business with unreliable or incompetent business partner? Are you going to share sensitive information in Indonesia? Yes you are. That’s what starting a business in Indonesia is about. You are sharing very sensitive information when you want to establish a long …

Mystery Shopping in Indonesia

Why Do You Need Mystery Shopping Services in Indonesia? Are you entering a new market? Are you already in the market and do you think about developing your business further? Is Indonesia the market? Then read on… Before you undertake a company establishmentor a product registration in Indonesia, you must prepare a business case. A company should responsibly evaluate risk, …

Employee Jamsostek Package in Payroll Reporting

Having a business partner on the ground is invaluable when you are setting up a company in Indonesia. Once established, that partner can be critically important when it comes to smooth payroll processing in Indonesia Like many other aspects of doing business in Indonesia, regulations governing payroll and related taxes and deductions are complex. It …

Hiring Local or Expatriates in Indonesia? Things to Know

Hiring in Indonesia, whether locals or expatriates, comes with certain regulations that every business is required to comply with. In Indonesia, labour and employment are regulated by the Ministry of Manpower. The regulations protects all employees. An employee is defined as any person working in return for a salary or compensation in another form. Hiring …

Business Entities in Indonesia: What are They?

Indonesia offers many opportunities to foreign investors. The Indonesian government has recognised the significant role foreign investors can play in the growth and development of the business sector and the national economy. Continuing deregulation and reduction in bureaucracy is creating a wider range of investment activities for foreign investors. In addition, Indonesia is rich natural …

Rapid Growth of Technology Offers Great Business Opportunities in Indonesia

The ease of Information Technology (IT) has opened more business opportunities in Indonesia. The growth of IT in Indonesia, especially mobile usage, is exploding, presenting profitable opportunities for companies to undertake market expansion in Indonesia. IT News Today reports that Brazil, Russia, Indonesia and China will provide the foundation for the biggest near-term growth in …

Complete Guide for Foreigners to Open a Bank Account in Indonesia

For companies or foreign investors who want to invest in Indonesia, one of the things that should be well understood is the process of opening a bank account and what type of account will be used for business transactions. Understanding the Bank Account Types in Indonesia In Indonesia three types of accounts are commonly used, …

Prawns as A Strategic Commodity of Indonesia in 2014

Prawn Business Opportunities as Potential Commodities in Indonesia Prawns are a major commodity in the aquaculture industry because they are in high demand and have high economic value. Recently, demand for prawns from Indonesia has increased significantly. In the first 6 months of 2013, exports were valued at US$1.97 billion, of which prawns accounted for 36.7 % or US$723.6 million. This is …

Indonesian Commodity Prospects as a Price Reference for the World

As an agricultural country, Indonesia has a great abundance of natural resources. Many Indonesian commodities – both soft and hard commodities — have world rankings. Indonesian commodities contributed about one-fourth of Indonesia’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and government revenue in 2007. This has led Indonesia to become one of the largest global commodity exporters.  Check out …