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Understand the Boom of Creative Industries in Indonesia

The cultural and creative industries are the new pillar industries in Indonesia and have made great contributions to the country’s economy and social employment.   The data shows that the Asia-Pacific region is the most prosperous region of the world's cultural and creative industries (total revenue of US$743 billion), followed by Europe (total revenue of US …

Company Name in Indonesia: Understand the Legal Aspects

Without a good company name, there is no great value in the branding of your business. The longevity of your business depends greatly on the name you choose -- that’s why most entrepreneurs research all aspects of choosing a company name, before making a decision. However, when choosing a good name for your business, you will also need to consider the legal aspect of …

How to Start A Company in Indonesia: A Comparison of Legal Entities

Foreigners from all the world see Indonesia as Southeast Asia’s powerhouse. The small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), from a sole proprietorship to partnership, make up a huge proportion of Indonesia’s economy. Even though it is not easy to start a company in Indonesia, the Indonesian government is now very open to the establishments of businesses across many …

Alert: Working In Indonesia While Only Holding An ITAS Is Illegal

Every year hundreds of thousands foreigners choose to live and work in Indonesia because of its fantastic employment opportunities and lifestyle. However, dozens of them get into troubles as a result of failing to obtain a proper visa. In this article, we provide information on ITAS and why it is the most common reason for immigration issues. Don’t be frustrated. On …

Batam as a Digital Hub in Indonesia

Batam is an Indonesian island with never-ending opportunities. Only 40 minutes by ferry from Singapore, the 1.2 million inhabitants in Batam are witnessing the growth of the region that started with declaring Batam as a Free Trade Zone. Batam as a Free Trade Zone In 2009, Batam became one of the so-called Free Trade Zones (FTZ) in Indonesia. This particular FTZ incl …

5 Issues with a Business Visa in Indonesia and How to Tackle Them

One of the visas that foreign entrepreneurs can apply for in Indonesia is a business visa. It is also one of the most misunderstood legal documents issued by the Indonesian immigration, always confused with other visas such as cultural visa, social visa, tourist visa, free exempted visa or visa on arrival. There are many negative events you need to deal with if you h …

Company Registration in Indonesia: Expectation vs Reality

Starting a business in Indonesia is a great idea for many foreign investors due to its lower operational costs, huge human capital and rapid economic development. However, it might suddenly look different when facing reality. Expectations of many entrepreneurs are too high and only once they are in the business, they can feel the cruel truth how wrong they were. To …

5 Compelling Reasons You Need to Join Startup Scene in Bali

There is no secret to why Bali is a paradise island – from secluded white sand beaches to breath-taking mountains, from traditional dance performances to hip nightclubs; the island has them all. Not to mention the friendly people that easily make you feel a part of the community, and make you long to come back. And most importantly, most entrepreneurs, digital nomad …

Million-Dollar Business Opportunities in Indonesia

The digital age is declared as the 4th industrial revolution globally. A study from the global consulting firm McKinsey&Company concluded that Indonesia’s annual gross domestic product would reach US$150 billion (approximately 10%) by 2025 – evidence of the country’s booming digitalisation. This digital revolution sets forth to change Indonesia's daily life compl …

40 Most Common Indonesian Business Terms Explained in English

Get familiar with the most common Indonesia business terms and abbreviations which are used when doing business in Indonesia. Licences, permits, institutions, legal entities and many others explained at one place and in English. API-P - Angka Pengenal Importir-Produsen A ‘Producer Import Licence’ gives industrial companies the right to import goods that are only to …

All You Need to Know Before Renting an Office in Jakarta

Advantages of Expanding to or Working in Jakarta Being the largest metropolitan city in Southeast Asia, as well as the capital of Indonesia, Jakarta is Indonesia’s epicentre of economy, politics and culture. With the city’s substantial potential and astonishing growth rate higher than other Asia-Pacific regions, it is no surprise that Jakarta is the most populo …

Interpreting Service at the Czech Embassy in Jakarta

Indonesian citizens who apply for a two-year-long stay in the Czech Republic might get quite a surprising request from the Czech Embassy in Indonesia - “come with a Czech interpreter”. As the process of obtaining a stay permit is stricter than getting a regular tourist visa, applicants might be invited for an interview to explain their background and elaborate on …

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