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The Potential of Nutritional Industry in Indonesia and Its Regulations

Instead of only fulfilling their primary needs, Indonesian consumers are now seeing secondary and tertiary products as important commodity. Indonesia is the largest emerging market in South East Asia. With its fast growing population and increasing number of its citizens’ purchasing power, there is an apparent trend that Indonesian consumers tend to choose products with …

3 + 1 Most Common Trademark Registration Mistakes in Indonesia

In Indonesia, trademark is considered as an Intellectual Property (IP). So it’s important for business people to register their trademarks or go through the trademark registration process correctly due to a high rate of IP piracy in Indonesia. The awareness of how important a registered trademark for a business is increasing along with the development …

Registering Trademark in Indonesia: An Important Legal Issue

One important lesson we can learn from the IKEA case that failed to claim its IKEA trademark in a dispute with an Indonesian rattan furniture company is you need to carefully register your brand or trademark if you want to enter the Indonesian market. It goes without saying that trademark registration in Indonesia is important. …

Imported Household Product Registration in Indonesia

Imported household product registration in Indonesia is regulated under Regulation of the Minister of Health of the Republic of Indonesia Number 1190/Menkes/Per/VIII/2010 regarding Medical Devices and Household Products Marketing License. Based on this regulation, household product (HHP) includes the equipment, materials, or mixture of material for the maintenance and treatment of human health, control of …

How to Get BPOM Certification for Imported Food and Beverage

Indonesia has made significant progress in reducing poverty rate to below 10% over the past 15 years. The middle class is growing faster than any other groups; there are now at least 52 million economically secure Indonesians, or one fifth of the total population. The Indonesian middle class has been the key driver of economic …

Food Supplement Registration in Indonesia

The Overview of Food Supplement in Indonesia Indonesia is one of the ASEAN member countries which decided to adopt the terminology in ASEAN harmonization regulations on Traditional Medicines and Health Supplements (TMHS). Under this regional harmonization framework, health supplement in Indonesia is registered to separate directorate named Directorate of Health Supplement Evaluation under BPOM. Based …

Process for Cosmetic Product Registration in Indonesia – 2021 Update

Overview of Indonesia Cosmetic and Personal Care Market  The Beauty and Personal Care industry is thriving. It also happens to be one of the fastest-growing consumer sectors, with sales of US$7,458 million in 2021 and is predicted to grow at 6.46% each year (CAGR 2021-2025). The Indonesia cosmetic market is showing tremendous potential, encouraging foreign …

Trademark Registration in Indonesia: How to Do It Correctly

Trademark Registration Indonesia: Why do you need to do it? Trademark registration Indonesia is regulated by the Trademark Act No 15 of 2001 under the Directorate General of Intellectual Property Rights. According to the Act, the mark (trademark and service mark) is a sign in the form of words, numbers, letters, figures, colors, composition, symbols or …

Medical Device Registration in Indonesia – 2021 Update

The Urgency to Improve Indonesia’s Healthcare System    Indonesia’s healthcare sector has increased in terms of size and accessibility in recent years, however, the industry’s quality and capacity remain fragile. With a significant shortage of hospital beds (12 beds per 10,000 people), medical staff, and intensive care facilities, the healthcare system is under massive stress. Furthermore, …

4 Mistakes You Should Know in Cosmetic Products Registration in Indonesia

The cosmetics and personal care markets in Indonesia are expected to grow 7.2% annually (CAGR 2018-2021) which also means more and more investors failing to register their products. Before going deeper into four costly mistakes that you should avoid when registering your cosmetic products in Indonesia, let us show you why you should even care. …