• id

Blog - doing business in Indonesia

THE ULTIMATE GUIDE TO DOING BUSINESS IN INDONESIA

Behind every success of business expansion is the comprehensive knowledge of regulations, legal compliances, procedures and socio culture, among others. If you are intending to expand to Indonesia, get our free copy of e-book to learn about starting a business in Indonesia, everything you need to know from A-Z. Simply click the "download" button below.

Download "E-Book: Doing Business in Indonesia"

Blog: doing business in Indonesia

Essential Indonesian Business Culture You Should Get Used to

Posted 22.04. 2019 by Cekindo

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

Posted 10.04. 2019 by Cekindo

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

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 …

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 …

The Pros and Cons of Business Entities in Indonesia

Posted 25.10. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 19.11. 2018

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

Posted 12.04. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 26.09. 2018

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. …

Hong Kong and ASEAN Signed A Free Trade Agreement

Posted 5.04. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 26.09. 2018

If you haven’t heard, Hong Kong and the Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) signed a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) and its related Investment Agreement on November 12, 2017. …

Medical Product Registration in Indonesia

Posted 3.04. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 13.11. 2018

Indonesia’s thriving population, growing economy and still largely underdeveloped health sector make the perfect combination for up-and-coming business with medical products in this country. Since the domestic production is mostly oriented on some of the disposable items, other consumable medical products, high value-added products and sophisticated devices must be imported. It brings bright prospect for …

Cost Benefits of Payroll Outsourcing in Indonesia

Posted 29.03. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 26.09. 2018

You may have always thought of outsourcing your payroll management as a costly thing, but actually, this is not true at all. In this article, we will talk about the cost benefits of payroll outsourcing in Indonesia. Payroll in Indonesia Payroll management is one of the most important aspects of running a business. Without a …

Import Business License in Indonesia

Posted 27.03. 2018 by Cekindo , last update on 26.09. 2018

One of the most important things that anyone who wants to start a business in Indonesia and import goods into the country needs is the import business license. Without an import business license, you will not be able to get through the customs clearance. Regardless of the how small, or how big your shipments are, …