This is how you make good business opportunity in Indonesia

Indonesia is one of the fastest growing economies in Asia, so a business trip to the country becomes more and more interesting. Looking forward to a business opportunity in Indonesia? So how should you doing business in Indonesia once you are there for a market study?

On paper, a Dutch entrepreneur in Indonesia should have the advantage. Look at the age-old trade relations, which partly still exist and where you may be able to hook up.

1. Show extra great awe

Andrew Senduk: “Respect is extremely important within Indonesian culture. Never speak business contacts in an amicable, jovial way. It is good to give a business card with two hands and thereby make a slight bend.

2. Do not be impatient

Senduk: “Patience is essential for doing business in Indonesia. The fact that Indonesian entrepreneurs often come too late to appointments or that communication is slow does not mean that they are not interested. It’s in the culture. “

” On the day that I would have my first meeting with the entire Printerous team in Indonesia, I worried unnecessarily if I would be on time. I had arrived in Jakarta in the morning, had a good jet lag and it rained as it can only rain in Indonesia … hard. Soaked I arrived at half past one, with the expectation that everyone would look at me with a look of ‘you’re late’.

3. Profiling yourself as a ‘social animal’

Senduk: “This sounds like an open door, but Indonesia is a very social country. This is also reflected in the use of social media, because Indonesia is one of the top 3 social media users in the world. Always and always friendly, because you never know who can put you in contact with an essential business relation.

” You also recognize the social character of Indonesians at the meeting place for a business meeting. When you are a guest at a meeting, chances are that it takes place in a restaurant in a shopping mall. In shopping malls, the social life of residents mainly takes place.

4. ‘Read between the lines’

Senduk: “Indonesians do not have directness like most western people have. This means that people in daily communication often turn around.

On paper, a Dutch entrepreneur in Indonesia should have the advantage. Senduk: “Patience is essential for doing business in Indonesia.” On the day that I would have my first meeting with the entire Printerous team in Indonesia, I worried unnecessarily if I would be on time. I had arrived in Jakarta in the morning, had a good jet lag and it rained as it can only rain in Indonesia … hard. Senduk: “This sounds like an open door, but Indonesia is a very social country.

Senduk was a consultant and option trader at ING and Deloitte and is now the co-owner of the European branch of Printerous, an Indonesian Internet service that prints social media images on albums, canvas boxes, magnets and stickers. He explains how you can best behave in Indonesia.

With its paced economy and population size, it is a very attractive expand your market with huge business opportunity in Indonesia.




Article is adopted from https://www.sprout.nl/artikel/marketing/zo-maak-je-goede-sier-indonesiĆ«

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