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Business Negotiation in Indonesia: How to Do It Right

Indonesia is a country with diverse ethnicity, culture, landscape and cuisine. The diversity makes doing business in Indonesia challenging and exciting at the same time. Business negotiation in Indonesia is an art form that needs constant practice and experience. It has also become a part of the business culture in Indonesia long time ago. By …

Industry 4.0 in Indonesia: Challenges and Opportunities

The roadmap of “Making Indonesia 4.0” has been officially launched by the Indonesian government in order to boost the nation’s economy substantially through the implementation of new manufacturing technologies for the most vital sectors in Indonesia that contributed to two-thirds of total manufacturing output in the country in 2017. These sectors included automotive, food and …

Essential Indonesian Business Culture You Should Get Used to

It takes more than just market knowledge, capital and human resources to run a successful business in Indonesia. There are also certain rules of thumb that foreign investors need to understand and pick up when settling in the country or starting a business. Due to dominating diverse and rich cultures and traditions, Indonesian culture is …

Dealing with Corruption in Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the biggest emerging markets in Southeast Asia with a very promising and bright economic environment. However, the country is still harmed by widespread and prevalent corruption, bribery and money laundering throughout the nation’s government and business sectors. The president of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, declared the country to be open for business …

7 Facts You Should Know Before Expanding to Indonesia

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 …

Doing Business on a Spouse Visa in Indonesia

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 …

The Pros and Cons of Business Entities in Indonesia

Business entities in Indonesia, also known as separate entities, do not allow mixing up transactions related to the business with those of its owners or other businesses. Transactions associated with the business must be recorded separately, and the performance in terms of profitability and cash flow must be measured independently as well. Doing so requires …

Revising Unattractive Tax Incentives in Indonesia

Tax incentives are implemented to give taxpayers and investors direct benefits to take a particular action. This is widely seen for governments to encourage companies to invest and develop infrastructure in Indonesia. …