On 18th June 2014, the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) hosted its latest installment of the Indonesia Quarterly Briefing Series – an initiative first launched in 2012 with the aim of promoting investment opportunities and providing both local and international members of the business community with the latest market insights.
On 20th February 2014, the European Chamber of Commerce (EuroCham) launched its Annual Position Papers at an event held at the InterContinental Midplaza Hotel in Jakarta. These position papers cover a broad selection of topics ranging from infrastructure to intellectual property rights and put forward recommendations to improve upon Indonesia’s business climate for both local and European companies.
The EU-Indonesia Business Network (EIBN) was officially launched on the evening of Tuesday 12th November 2013 at the InterContinental Jakarta Midplaza Hotel with the aim of promoting Indonesia as a potential trade and investment destination in the EU as well as providing an entry point for European companies looking to enter the Indonesian market. >>>
EuroCham Indonesia in association with BritCham, EKONID, IFCCI, and INA, teamed up with the ASEAN IPR SME Helpdesk on 19 November 2013 for a special event entitled: 'How to avoid common IP strategy mistakes in Indonesia. >>>
On Wednesday 18th September, EuroCham hosted its regular quarterly briefing which this time focused on the Indonesian labour market and the government's labour policies. Speakers from BAPPENAS, ILO and APINDO concentrated on labour productivity, the impact of economic liberalization on employment, updates on the 2014 minimum wage, the National Social Security System (SJSN) and outsourcing. >>>
Population: 255 million (estimated, 2015)
Currency: Indonesian Rupiah
Nominal GDP: $895 billion USD (IMF, 2015)
GDP per capita: $3,415 USD at Current Prices (IMF, 2015)
GDP Growth: 4.7% (2015)
External Debt: 34.77% of GDP (BI, Q3 2015)
Ease of Doing Business: 109/189 (WB, 2015)
Corruption Index: 107/175 (TI, 2014)