The Indonesian government has introduced a new regulation concerning Electronic Transactions System through the Government Regulation (PP) 71/2019 on “The Organisation of Electronic System and Transactions”. This regulation replaces the previous PP 82/2012 to accommodate the rapidly changing technology. Under this new regulation, electronic system organisers (ESOs) are now categorized into Public ESO and Private [...]
The Future of WTO Moratorium on Duties on Electronic Transmissions: Why Shouldn’t Border Control Be Implemented in the Internet Economy
The advent of internet has made it possible for information to be transmitted over a far distance in an instance. Internet has made information – or data – a priced commodity that can be traded just like good through electronic transmissions which we will refer to as ‘digital good’ in this article. Digital goods range [...]
ISD was present in the Trade Expo Indonesia that was held in ICE BSD City, South Tangerang (16 to 20 Oct 2019). Throughout the exhibition we have made contacts with various businesses, local and abroad, as well as introducing services sector as a new drive for growth to the public. Pictured above: ISD Team and [...]
Representatives of Creative Businesses and ISD Discussed the Future and Challenges of IP-based Creative Industry.
ISD also met various stakeholders in the Intellectual Property sector: RE-ON, BumiLangit, Katapel (Creative Economy Agency’s program in boosting IP businesses), and AINAKI (Animation Industry Association) on 5 November 2019 to discuss the future of the industry in the future, their exports potential, and what can government do to make an environment for the creative [...]
ISD Together & Ministry of Trade Convened Culinary Business Owners Discussing Their Challenges in Exporting Their Services Abroad.
Together with the Ministry of Trade’s Directorate of Export Development, we had discussions together with Indonesian culinary businesses (Depok, 13 Nov 2019) about challenges in exporting culinary services abroad. Indonesian government is hearing concerns from businesses to better create incentives – with inspiration of Thai government that has succeeded in making their culinary tradition global [...]
Online ‘gig’ platforms has made it easier for people to look for freelancing opportunities. With more than 8 million workers depend on gig platforms (3 million ride-hailing drivers, 5 million fintech agents, and 30 thousand freelancers listed in various freelancing platforms) it is necessary for the government to provide legal certainty for employment in [...]
Great news for businesses conducting internship and workers training. Under the newly introduced Government Regulation (PP) 45/2019 and further stipulated under the MoF Regulation (PMK) 128/010/2019, businesses are now eligible for deduction on their taxable gross income by up to 200% of costs they incur for skill and competence development programs. The skill development programs [...]
ISD participated in Ministry of Trade and Ministry of Research discussion on the govt's decision to open education sector to FDI. Foreign universities will be able to establish their campuses in Indonesia - to raise the competition and therefore increasing the quality of higher education. This new policy is based on the Minister of Research, Technology, [...]
ISD team had the opportunity to moderate AMTC's discusssion on the regulatory landscape of Indonesia for MSMEs. MSMEs must be well equipped with knowledge on regulations to help them expand domestically and abroad. Key points of the discussion include Regulation 17 (PMK 17/2018) chapter 99 on imposition of tariff on digital goods. A lot of MSMEs [...]
ISD participated in the Ministry of Trade's (Directorate of Services Trade Negotiation) technical meeting prior to the ratification for the amendment of the ASEAN-Japan Comprehensive Partnership - discussing the preparedness of Indonesia's Services Sectors.