EENI Global Business School
Business in Indonesia, Jakarta

Syllabus of the Subject: Foreign Trade and Business in Indonesia - Jakarta

  1. Introduction to the Republic of Indonesia (Southeast Asia)
  2. Indonesian Economy
    1. Indonesian Petrol and Gas
    2. Indonesian industrial states
    3. Infrastructure facilities in Indonesia
    4. Indonesian Banking sector
  3. International Trade (Import, Export) of Indonesia
    1. Sabang Freeport zone
  4. Doing Business in Jakarta
  5. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in Indonesia
  6. Case Study:
    1. Telkom Group
    2. PT Panggung Electric Citrabuana
  7. Indonesian Muslim Businesspeople
    1. Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno
    2. Abdul Latief
    3. Aburizal Bakrie
    4. Basrizal Koto
    5. I.R. Ciputra
  8. Access to the Indonesian Market
  9. Business Plan for Indonesia
Transport Corridors
  1. Access to the Nanning-Singapore Economic Corridor
    1. Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Zone
  2. Access to the East-West Economic Corridor (Myanmar-Thailand-Laos-Vietnam)

Indonesian Market Access and Trade Agreements

  1. Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)
    1. ASEAN Free-Trade Area (AFTA)
    2. East ASEAN Growth Area
    3. Free Trade Agreements (ASEAN member): Australia-New Zealand, Canada, the People's Republic of China, India, Japan, Korea, Russia, the United States, European Union, and Pakistan
    4. EU-Indonesia Partnership and Cooperation Agreement
    5. Indonesia-Malaysia-Thailand Growth Triangle (IMT-GT)
  2. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)
  3. India-Indonesia Economic Cooperation Agreement
  4. Trade Preferential System of the OIC
  5. Indian-Ocean Rim Association (IORA)

The purposes of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in the Republic of Indonesia” are the following:

  1. To analyse the Indonesian Economy and Foreign Trade (Import, Export, FDI)
  2. To know the business opportunities in the Republic of Indonesia
  3. To explore the Indonesian trade relations with the country of the student
  4. To know the Indonesian Free Trade Agreements (FTA)
  5. To examine the profile of Indonesian businesspeople and companies
  6. To develop a business plan for the Indonesian Market
The Subject “Doing Business in Indonesiabelongs to the following Online Higher Education Programs taught by EENI Global Business School:
  1. Doctorates: Islamic Business, Asian Business, World Trade
  2. Diploma: Business in the ASEAN Markets
  3. Masters: Business in Asia, Muslim Countries, International Business, Foreign Trade

Online Students, Master in International Business

EENI Online Masters and Doctorates in Global Business adapted to the Indonesia, Master Doctorate Business Indonesian Students

Learning materials in Master in International Business in English (Study Master Doctorate Business in Spanish Indonesia Study, Master in International Business in French Indonesie)

  1. Credits of the Subject “Foreign Trade and Business in Indonesia”: 3 ECTS Credits
  2. Duration: three weeks

EENI Global Business School in Bahasa Indonesia: Master Bisnis Internasional

Sample of the Subject - Doing Business in Indonesia
Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno Indonesian Businessman (Course Master)





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Description of the Subject: Business in Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia:

  1. The Republic of Indonesia is the biggest archipelago nation in the World, comprising 17,508 islands stretching along 5,120 kilometres from east to west, and 1,760 kilometres from north to south
  2. Total population of Indonesia: 255 million people
  3. The main Indonesian ethnic group are Javanese (42% of the Indonesian population)
  4. Indonesian Diaspora: 8 million of Indonesians
  5. Indonesian Capital: Jakarta (10 million people)
  6. 30 million people live on the island of Java, the most populous island of the World
  7. Indonesian land borders: Papua New Guinea, East Timor, and Malaysia
  8. Neighbouring countries: Singapore, the Philippines, Australia, and the Indian territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  9. Bahasa Indonesia (Malay) is the correct term for Indonesian language (Official language)
    1. Other Indonesian Languages are Javanese (84% of the Indonesian population) and Sundanese (34%)
    2. More than 700 regional languages
  10. Type of Government of Indonesia: Unitary Presidential constitutional Republic
  11. Area of Indonesia: 1,904,569 square kilometres
  12. Indonesian independence: 1949 (The Netherlands)

Pan-Beibu Gulf Economic Zone (China, ASEAN)

Main religion in Indonesia: Sunni Islam (209 million, 87% of the Indonesian population).

  1. Fiqh (Islamic Jurisprudence): Shafi
  2. The Indonesian Constitution implements freedom of religion
  3. Other religions in Indonesia:
    1. Hinduism (3 million)
    2. Christians (20 million)
    3. Buddhism
    4. Confucianism

Indonesia is a member of the Islamic Civilisation.

Indonesian Economy:

  1. Indonesia is rich in natural resources
  2. In the agricultural sector, Indonesia has become self-sufficient in rice and does not need to import this staple food as it had for years
  3. 90% of the Indonesian population works in agriculture
  4. The fluctuations in the global prices of traditional export commodities have led to a change in the recent years in the Indonesian economy structure
  5. Indonesia produces various types of cars, lorries, buses, and motorcycles under Licensing from foreign producer.
  6. Indonesia also produces electronic equipment and electrical appliances
  7. The Indonesian Aviation industry has been growing, and new production lines are coming on-stream as well its Universal Maintenance Centre for Overhaul of aircraft engines. The aircraft produced are for national use as well as for export
  8. The Indonesian industrial estates are available in all provinces of Indonesia. The large-scale industrial estates are found in Jakarta, West Java (Bekasi, Karawang, Purwakarta), Banten (Tangierang, Serang), Central Java (Semarang, Cilacap), Yogyakarta (Piyungan), East Java (Surabaya, Gresik, Sidoarjo, Pasuruan, Probolinggo), North Sumatera (Medan), West Sumatera (Padang), Lampung, Riau (Batam Island, Bintan Island), South Sulawesi (Makassar), and East Kalimantan (Bontang)
  9. Tourism is gaining a more important sector as a foreign exchange earner
  10. Currency of Indonesia: Indonesian rupiah (Rp) (IDR)

Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Master

Foreign Trade of Indonesia.

  1. Petrol and gas contribute to 70% of total export earnings and 60% of the Indonesian Government revenues
  2. Besides petroleum and liquefied natural gas, forestry products, rubber, coffee, tea, tin, nickel, copper, palm products, and fish make significant contributions to the export earnings of Indonesia
  3. In the recent years some steps have been taken to promote and stimulate the non-petroleum exports, which include handicrafts, textiles, precious metals, tea, tobacco, cement, fertilizers as well as manufactured products
  4. Air transport and sea ports are being widespread to cater the growing traffic on both local and International sectors, of passengers as well as freight
  5. The Port of Jakarta is the largest Indonesian seaport and one of the largest seaports in the Java Sea basin, with an annual traffic capacity of 45 million tonnes of cargo and 4,000,000 TEU (twenty-foot equivalent unit)

Economic Organisations. Indonesia is a member of:

  1. Islamic Development Bank
  2. Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  3. Economic Social Commission Asia-Pacific (ESCAP)
  4. Customs Convention on Containers (CCC)
  5. Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)
  6. United Nations (UN)
  7. World Bank (WB)
  8. World Trade Organisation (WTO)
  9. International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Samples - Business in Indonesia

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ASEAN-Australia-New Zealand Free Trade Agreement (Course)

ASEAN-Canada Free Trade Agreement (Course)


Indonesian language

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