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Requirements for Obtaining Business License Indonesia

A business license in Indonesia is essential to conduct business activities in any sector. In Indonesia, there are licenses or permits that need to be obtained in order to perform business activities legally. Either setting up a company, market your products, or conducting trading activities. The government will issue the licenses once the business has …

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 …

The Latest Regulation on Exporting Cosmetics to Indonesia

For its vast population with relatively good purchasing power, Indonesia has been one of the most targeted countries for export. Recent studies show that in the next decade, Indonesia is expected to be in the top 5 or even 3 of the greatest market in Asia-Pacific, and many are thinking about exporting their cosmetics to …

Starting a PT PMA Indonesia: Who Can Hold Structural Roles?

Based on national Company Law, every PT PMA in Indonesia should have at least one director, one commissioner, and two shareholders. The appointment of the director(s) and the commissioner(s) is made up in the General Meeting of Shareholders. To avoid the overlapping roles between the board of directors and the board of commissioners, we need …

How to Apply for SIUJK and Oil & Gas Licence Indonesia?

Do you want to know more about SIUJK and SKT Migas Indonesia and how to apply for these particular licenses? Read more… Indonesia is known as a country that rich in natural resources especially for the oil and gas resources. This condition triggers the increasing number in oil and gas activities either in domestic or …

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 …

How to Register a Foreign-Owned Company as PT PMA in Indonesia

Undoubtedly, Indonesia offers great business opportunities whether for local citizens and also for foreign people. To carry out and start a profitable business in Indonesia, a foreigner needs to open a foreign limited liability company or a foreign-owned company (PT PMA) in Indonesia. The Incorporation of a limited liability company is governed by Company Law …

Restaurant Market Experiencing Great Growth: Business Opportunity in Indonesia

Opening a restaurant in Indonesia Opening a restaurant is a popular business venture for foreign companies in many countries and Indonesia is no exception. While this market offers many opportunities, navigating the regulations and successfully completing company set-up in Indonesia is difficult without a local partner. Indonesia’s economy has been experiencing rapid growth recently, following …

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 …