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Most Common Questions about Work Permit in Indonesia

Most Frequent Questions about Getting Work Permit in Indonesia We have compiled the most frequent questions which we received from our clients about work permit in Indonesia, to help you get more clues about work permit process here. Check out! The application process will do simultaneously, however, the dependant visa will only available for collection …

Doing Business in Singapore

Why Do Business In Singapore? The World Bank has ranked Singapore as the easiest country to start a new business for ten running years. Indeed, Singapore is one of the most popular business centres with its booming economy. Small and well-planned, the city-state offers many opportunities for people looking to invest. In general, there are …

What You Should Know About the Latest Land and Building Tax Regulation

The Minister of Finance has released a new regulation of tax on land and/or building and tax on sale and purchase agreement of land and/or building. The regulation covers tax rates for taxpayers who divert their rights on land or building, how to submit the tax, and information on those who are excluded from the …

Cekindo Activities in November 2016

Marmon EcoWater Trade Conference Marmon Ecowater Systems offer a high technology water cleaner whether for households and also for corporate sectors which has been established since 1925. This company is managed under The Marmon Group / Berkshire Hathaway Company. Cekindo has helped Marmon to expand its EcoWater Systems business to Indonesia, we have assisted Marmon in …

[2020 Updated] Most Common Questions about Halal Certificate

Halal issue is very sensitive in Indonesia, as a one of the biggest Muslim country, Halal Certificate is necessary in Indonesia. Most common questions about Halal Certificate in Indonesia 1. Cosmetic materials often made in industrial manufacturing plants. Will the same strict Halal rules apply as for food materials? Do the cosmetic products need to be …

How to Start a Business in Indonesia

With a current political and economic climate that highly support foreign investments, Indonesia has become a lucrative target for many foreign investors. So, the questions on how to start a business in Indonesia has come so frequently to our mind. In this article, we would like to discuss more on the things every foreign investor …

Setting Up a Representative Foreign Construction Company (BUJKA) in Indonesia

Representative office can be an option for a foreign company that wants to expand the business but doesn’t want to open a company in Indonesia. One of representative office’ forms (Read: How to invest in Indonesia through a Representative Office) that you can choose is BUJKA (Badan Usaha Konstruksi Asing). To open such a representative …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …