When it comes to investing and doing business in Asia, it is hard not to include Indonesia as a top and right country for both. Taking pride in being the 16th largest economy in the world and the largest economy in Southeast Asia, Indonesia’s power is not to be overlooked.
In addition to the above-mentioned compelling reasons, Indonesia is also known to be the 4th most populous country in the world with 70% of the population is under 39 years of age. In 2020, Indonesia is estimated to have its middle class population coming in a staggering number of people: 85 million.
Before foreign investors can have their business in full operations in Indonesia, there are highly important key facts to grasp. What are the common entities are available to start a business? Are there any business restrictions for foreign investors? How easy or complicated the process of registering a company in Indonesia is? Does the government of Indonesia offer any tax incentives?
All of those questions are answered in our guide that comes handy. You can download our guide to business expansion in Indonesia for free.
To give you a little insight on what you can expect from downloading the guide, read on.
First of all, you will get to know more about Indonesia and the reasons Indonesia is the right country for foreign investors to invest and start businesses.
Then, you can get yourself familiar with the forms of business organization that are legal in Indonesia, namely Foreign Owned Company (PT PMA), Local Company (PT) and Representative Office (RO). Each business entity has its own nature, structure, capitalisation requirements and benefits. You can compare one another before you start the business incorporation process in Indonesia.
This guide to business expansion to Indonesia also elaborates on the business sectors that allow 100% foreign ownership, partial foreign ownership and are fully closed to foreign ownership. These business restrictions are stipulated under what is called Negative Investment List, which soon may change to Positive Investment List or Priority List.
Finally, you can gain insights into the company registration process and tax incentives available to encourage foreign direct investments in Indonesia.