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7 Facts You Should Know Before Expanding to Indonesia

Posted 2.04. 2019 by Cekindo

Lush jungles, tropical beaches, islands galore, delicious cuisine and a cheap cost of living, topped off by being one of the shining G20 members with ample business and investment opportunities – who wouldn’t want to expand their businesses to Indonesia? However, expanding your business often involves hard work and dedication and it does come with …

Update: Securing an Import License via OSS

Posted 12.03. 2019 by Cekindo , last update on 15.03. 2019

Bordered by countries such as Singapore, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines, Vietnam, Australia, etc., Indonesia is a critical trading hub in Southeast Asia for both export and import. Trading has a pivotal role in Indonesia’s economic growth with exports and imports contributing to 37% of GDP. In 2016, Indonesia imported US$ 132 billion worth of goods, …

Introduction to Minimum Capital Investment in Indonesia

Posted 8.03. 2019 by Cekindo

The required amount of minimum capital to set up a legal entity in Indonesia might seem like a straightforward issue, but this is often not the case. It might be simple for locals to set up a local-owned company (PT), but it becomes more complicated for foreigners to set up a foreign-owned company (PT PMA). …

International Expansion to Indonesia: Company Set Up

Posted 8.03. 2019 by Cekindo

Indonesia is the largest economy in Southeast Asia and undoubtedly offers extraordinary business opportunities for both foreign investors and local citizens. Expanding your business and setting up an international company in Indonesia is something that can be done easily as long as you know the process, and seek third-party assistance when necessary. There are many …

FAQ: How to Start a Business in Indonesia

Posted 26.02. 2019 by Cekindo , last update on 26.04. 2019

Have a question about how to start a business in Indonesia? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) below to find the answers to some of the most popular questions we have always received.     1.What are the types of legal entities in Indonesia? There are three common types of legal entities in Indonesia, …

The Importance of Due Diligence in Indonesia

Posted 22.02. 2019 by Cekindo

Customer Due Diligence (CDD) and Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) are vital elements of effective customer risk management for companies, especially financial institutions in Indonesia. It can be seen in the increasing number of requests for investigations via any due diligence. CDD and EDD are also known as background checks or background reports on individuals or …

How to Start a Fintech Company in Indonesia

Posted 15.02. 2019 by Cekindo

Fintech industry in Indonesia has started a revolution. The Financial Technology (fintech) Association in Indonesia was established only two years ago. In just two short years, mobile technology services such as mobile wallets Go-Pay and Ovo have opened a new era of cashless payments in Indonesia, and the tremendous rise in the adoption of e-wallets …

Insider Tips on Import and Export Business in Surabaya

Posted 29.01. 2019 by Cekindo

Not only that the city of Surabaya is less saturated than Central Java and Jakarta, but it also shows a higher economic growth rate compared to both of the more developed regions. As a result, many investors shift their focus to Surabaya and focus on export and import, trading, manufacturing, resources and infrastructure sectors. Let’s …

Indonesia: The Global Leader in Manufacturing to Be

Posted 24.01. 2019 by Cekindo

Indonesia is poised to become the future global leader in manufacturing with a strong economic backdrop, and due to the political uncertainty in neighbouring countries. According to a report from Deloitte, Indonesia will be one of the top 15 manufacturing hubs in the world by 2023. It is of no surprise because Indonesia’s manufacturing industry …

Benefits of PEO Outsourcing in Indonesia

Posted 23.01. 2019 by Cekindo , last update on 25.01. 2019

Today, business owners and entrepreneurs in Indonesia know that every dollar and every minute counts when it comes to running a business. As your business in Indonesia grows, your HR demands can pile up, and you will be overload with employee’s paperwork. There is also a chance that your company struggle to attract and retain …

Is It Late to Secure Halal Certification in Indonesia?

Posted 22.01. 2019 by Cekindo , last update on 25.01. 2019

Effective from October 2019, the government of Indonesia will enforce the mandatory halal certification and labelling measures for halal products in the country. Thus, Cekindo urges businesses and entrepreneurs to act appropriately and as soon as possible to avoid any unnecessary penalties. With over 260 million population and 90% of them are Muslims, Indonesia remains …

Is Doing Business on a Spouse Visa Legal in Indonesia?

Posted 9.01. 2019 by Cekindo

To qualify for a spouse visa, or a permanent stay permit (KITAP) in Indonesia, you must be legally married to an Indonesian citizen. A marriage is only legal when it is officially recognised by the government anywhere in Indonesia where you were married. Domestic partnerships, in which a couple have not formalised their relationship but …