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Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

Perceptions of Doing Business in Latin America: Cautious Optimism For Future Growth and Opportunities

In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. In June 2020, the Biz Latin Hub team launched a survey asking for information about individuals’ perceptions about doing business in Latin America. We received a range of responses from 75 business owners, executives, government officials and other specialists operating in over 40 countries worldwide. 57.3% of respondents are considering expanding...

How to Register a Trademark in Indonesia

How to Register a Trademark in Indonesia

Find out how to register a trademark in Indonesia, including conducting a thorough trademark search in Indonesia's intellectual property database. Indonesia, the fifth fastest-growing economy in the world offers excellent business opportunities for investors and entrepreneurs. Due to consistent economic growth and success, market observers expect Indonesia to be the fourth-largest economy worldwide by 2050. Registering a trademark in Indonesia is a significant step to securing the...

Use PEO Services in Latin America to Continue Business During Restricted Travel Periods

Use PEO Services in Latin America to Continue Business During Restricted Travel Periods

Businesses may consider utilizing PEO services in Latin America to support their business continuity planning. Like many countries, Latin American governments are currently placing restrictions on travel and commercial activity as part of their measures to counter the spread of coronavirus, or COVID-19. Economies worldwide - and the businesses within them - are experiencing varying effects on their commercial activity from these restrictions. The short and medium-term future for businesses may...

Indonesia Ratifies Free Trade Agreement with Australia

Indonesia Ratifies Free Trade Agreement with Australia

Indonesian lawmakers have officially ratified free trade agreements with Australia. The Indonesia-Australia Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement, also known as IA-CEPA, is the beginning of a new chapter of cooperation between these regional neighbors. The bilateral pact was agreed by at least 374 representative members during a plenary session on 6 February 2020.  Indonesia is a growing market for Australian goods and services exporters. In the years 2018-19, the total two-way trade in...

Australian Exports Benefit from Trade Deals with Peru, Indonesia and Hong Kong

Australian Exports Benefit from Trade Deals with Peru, Indonesia and Hong Kong

Australian exports will receive increased preferential treatment as a result of recent trade deals with Peru, Indonesia, and Hong Kong. Australian agribusinesses, pharmaceutical industries, investing sectors and more will benefit from tariff exemption and preferential regulations as the country has successfully negotiated trade deals with these countries.  Australia is a low-risk country, with a steady economy that has been showing positive economic growth for almost 3 consecutive...

How Technology Can Reduce the Cost of International Expansion

How Technology Can Reduce the Cost of International Expansion

If you are a visionary local entrepreneur looking to expand your business globally, then you’re probably trying to figure out the most cost-effective option for doing so. Thankfully, all businesses and consumers have one of the most powerful international business expansion tools at your disposal: the internet. Thanks to technological growth, it is easier and more rewarding now to reach out to your prospective global clientele. With many social networks growing into massive marketing platforms...

Argentina-Indonesia Relations Good News for Business

Argentina-Indonesia Relations Good News for Business

This year, trade partners Argentina and Indonesia agreed to seek opportunities for further mutual cooperation. This decision comes on the back of increasing uncertainty around US and China trade relations, and the two countries’ highly-valued exports tied up in the economic struggle between global powers. A diversified trade portfolio provides greater certainty for the two developing nations. We explore the background and future opportunities for trade between these strong Asian and Latin...

Overview: Business Entity Types in Indonesia

Overview: Business Entity Types in Indonesia

Indonesia’s stretch of islands currently represent the largest economy in South East Asia. The country garnered attention as an emerging market with its membership to CIVETS (Colombia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Egypt, Turkey and South Africa). Indonesia’s dynamic and diverse economy harbours many opportunities for business. Its location puts commercial actors in the perfect place to engage with other major and emerging powers. With an economy that has grown more than 5% per year for the past 10...

How to Incorporate a Company in Indonesia

How to Incorporate a Company in Indonesia

Investors seeking business expansion in Asia may not consider Indonesia to begin with, but it is a growing favorite amongst savvy entrepreneurs looking for an entry point into the continent. Indeed, Indonesia has made real progress in reducing barriers to entry for foreign investors; international entrepreneurs are now able to purchase land and property. There are now many upsides to doing business in Indonesia for 2019. What’s more, with a GDP of US$1.016 trillion, Indonesia is home to one of...

Why Invest and Do Business in Indonesia?

Why Invest and Do Business in Indonesia?

Currently the sixteenth largest economy in the world, Indonesia continues to become an increasingly popular choice for savvy entrepreneurs wanting to break into Asia. Market observers expect Indonesia will become the world’s fourth-largest economy by 2050. Entering into the market sooner rather than later will offer significant returns on investment. Moving early enables you to capitalize on the growing market potential before your competitors enter the mix. With an economy that has grown more...

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