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How to Register Foreign Company as PT PMA in Indonesia

Undoubtedly, Indonesia offers great business opportunities whether for local citizen and also for the foreign people. To carry out and start a profitable business in Indonesia, a foreigner needs to be incorporated as a foreign limited liability company in Indonesia. The Incorporation of a limited liability company is governed by the Company Law No. 40 …

INDONESIA FOR AFTA 2015

In the past, initiatives by developing countries to establish regional economic integration — called the ASEAN Free Trade Area – were coordinated and stimulated by governments and international organizations, without any involvement by the private sector. AFTA (ASEAN Free Trade Area) is an agreement between the ASEAN countries to form a free trade area in …

First Automation Project in Indonesia

In Indonesia the automation industry grows around 10-15% annually. With Indonesia’s gradual integration with the world economy, it will play an important role in bringing down costs.  Automation helps decrease cost and increase productivity efficiency, aesthetics and delivery systems. Many industries have increasing production standards, making the workforce more and more expensive. These conditions push many industries …

Czech companies at InaGreen Tech fair in Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesia is a fast-growing economy (5.8% in 2014) and is one of the fastest growing countries among the G-20 (the industrially driven nations) and currently the 16th largest economy country in the world, the fifth in Asia and by far the biggest in Southeast Asia. With more than 240 million people, Indonesia is the fourth most populous country in the world. …

Do you check your business partner’s background?

Coming to Indonesia from faraway? Are you afraid to start business with unreliable or incompetent business partner? Are you going to share sensitive information in Indonesia? Yes you are. That’s what starting a business in Indonesia is about. You are sharing very sensitive information when you want to establish a long term partnership in Indonesia, to …

Payroll Services in Indonesia Are A Critical Part of Business Setup

Having a business partner on the ground is invaluable when you are setting up a company in Indonesia.  Once established, that partner can be critically important when it comes to smooth payroll processing in Indonesia Like many other aspects of doing business in Indonesia, regulations governing payroll and related taxes and deductions are complex. It …

Business Entities in Indonesia: What Are They?

Indonesia offers many opportunities to foreign investors. The Indonesian government has recognizes the significant role foreign investors can play in the growth and development of the business sector and the national economy. Continuing deregulation and reduction in bureaucracy is creating a wider range of investment activities for foreign investors. In addition, Indonesia is rich natural …

The Cultural Issues of Doing Business in Indonesia

Compared to other Asian countries, Indonesia is a promising country for developing a business in various sectors. But in order to reduce any potential failure, companies should be proactive in managing the risks by adjusting to Indonesian culture. Effective risk management will ease business operations and strengthen the impact of the business. Some risks come from the culture of the people involved …

Foreign-owned company formation in Indonesia

The economy and the population make Indonesia a very attractive market to set up a company. Between the rapidly growing middle class and increased government expenditures in health care and infrastructure, opportunities abound. Indonesia has abundant natural resources and strategic location in the international water, a large number of populations, approximately 230 million people do have …

How to Get a Business License in Indonesia

Licensing issues were established by Presidential Instruction No. 5 Year 1984 date of 11 April 1984 on Guidelines for Implementation and Control Permissions on the line of business. The rules ensure that any business can apply for a license smoothly, legally and in a structured manner. A business license is required for any business activity by small and medium enterprises as …

Visas and Work Permits in Indonesia

Investors as well as foreign and local shareholders are free to select the members of their management and supervisory boards. The hiring of directors, managers, technicians, foreign experts and even foreign skilled laborers by foreign companies is allowed as long as Indonesian workers are not available or do not meet the requirements of the job. The Department …

A growing market for medical devices in Indonesia

A ballooning middle class, major changes in health care and its status as the world’s fourth most populous country have made Indonesia a market with major potential.     According to Medical Device and Diagnostics Industry (MDDI), the ASEAN nations – including Indonesia – are the next emerging market for medical devices for a number …