The Guide to Manufacturing in Indonesia – New Issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine

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The latest issue of ASEAN Briefing Magazine, titled “The Guide to Manufacturing in Indonesia“, is out now and available to subscribers as a complimentary download in the Asia Briefing Publication Store through the month of November.

In this issue of ASEAN Briefing:

  • An Introduction to Manufacturing in Indonesia
  • Locations for Manufacturing Setup in Indonesia
  • Corporate Establishment in Indonesia

Choosing if, where, and how to establish foreign manufacturing operations in Indonesia can be a significant challenge. The archipelago’s low costs and rising stature in production and assembly make it an attractive location for investment. However, tapping into these opportunities requires a high degree of understanding regarding the nation’s social and regulatory cleavages and presents numerous challenges for even the most weathered investors.

While developing an understanding of Indonesia’s vast diversity may seem daunting, a number of options are available to investors which allow entry and operations to be conducted in a seamless manner. Key considerations in this regard include maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of Indonesia’s corporate establishment guidelines, and a firm understanding of the special incentives and production locations that Indonesia provides to those setting up facilities within the country.

In this issue of ASEAN Briefing, we discuss the growing importance of Indonesia as a hub for manufacturing within Southeast Asia, and provide guidance on how to select and establish operations within the country. We analyze demographics and government policies driving growth, highlight the importance of location in achieving operational success, and outline steps required to establish foreign invested manufacturing operations within Indonesia.

Dezan Shira & Associates has a growing team of Tax and Corporate Advisory specialists within Indonesia and ASEAN at large with years of experience helping foreign enterprises set up operations within the region. For questions or information on manufacturing, corporate establishment, or other issues related to entering the Indonesian marketplace, please contact our office in Indonesia.


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