TF Business Development Associations

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Founded on 18th of August 2014, Business Development Associations aims to foster the business relations between Indonesia and the Netherlands.

Its guiding principles are 3 C’s

1. Create : Create programs and initiatives, business information hub
2. Connect : Link a business network and connect with entrepreneurs, companies and business associations
3. Collaborate : Team up together



  1. Create and encourage a pool of Dutch companies to do business in Indonesia e.g. visiting international trade fair
  2. Create and encourage a pool of Indonesian companies to do business in the Netherlands e.g. visiting international trade fair
  3. Create programs or activities that would, in a way, help stimulate business for Indonesian – Dutch companies (e.g. Indonesian restaurants) based in the Netherlands



  • Participated in the Trade Expo 2014 last October
  • Secretariat – Indonesian Pavilion for Ethnic Food Expo (Amsterdam RAI), January 2015 in collaboration with the event organizer Pan Premix & other Task Forces of the IDN-NL: TF Culinary, TF Liveable Cities and TF Culture & Arts
  • Assist the drafting of the contract between IDN-NL and Garuda
  • On-going activities / on a planning stage:
    •  creation of a Diaspora Card in collaboration with Garuda Indonesia and Bank Negara Indonesia
    •  creation of a discount/privilege card
    • seminar for Indonesia-Dutch entrepreneurs based in the Netherlands in collaboration with Bank Negara Indonesia


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