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Starting a business in Indonesia

Legal Forms of Companies

Perseroan Terbatas or PT (private limited company)
Number of partners: Minimum 2 shareholders. Must have a minimum of 1 director and 2 local Indonesian shareholders.
Capital (max/min): Minimum IDR 50 million
Shareholders and liability: Liability is limited to the amount contributed.
Penamam Modal Asing (limited company open to foreign investment - PT PMA)
Number of partners: Minimum 2 shareholders.
Capital (max/min): Investment plan of 10 billions IDR, of which 25% must be released when the company is founded.
Shareholders and liability: Liability is limited to the amount contributed.
Preum-Perusahaan Umum (public limited liability company)
Number of partners: Minimum 300 shareholders.
Capital (max/min): Minimum IDR 3 billions
Shareholders and liability: Liability is limited to the amount contributed.
The Competent Organisation
To create a Perseroan Terbatas (PT), the competent organisation is the Bureau for the coordination of investments (BKPM). To create a Representative Office, the competent organisation may be, according to the sector of activity, the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Public Works, or the Bureau for the coordination of investments.
 
Setting Up a Company Indonesia East Asia & Pacific
Procedures (number) 11.0 7.3
Time (days) 12.6 29.7

Source: Doing Business, 2016

 
Business Setup Procedures
Consult the Doing Business Website, to know about procedures to start a Business in Indonesia.
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