Tantangan yang Dihadapi UMKM di Indonesia pada Era Asean-China Free Trade Area 2015
Putri, Negina Kencono
Purwati, Atiek Sri
Wulandari, Ratu Ayu Sri
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ACFTA followed by eleven countries in Southeast Asia and China region, including Indonesia. With the participation of Indonesia in ACFTA agreement, then in 2015 Indonesia, including a free trade area of the various levies and tariffs, including tax. The absence of charges, tariffs and taxes will improve the quantity and competitive products and services that can be traded in the country. It is indirectly affect the trading conditions companies in Indonesia, especially those classified as SMEs. This paper aims to provide an overview of the challenges faced by SMEs in Indonesia in the era of ACFTA 2015implementation. There are four major challenges facing SMEs, namely financial management, capital, marketing and technological mastery. The fourth such challenge could be an obstacle to SMEs if not handled seriously. SMEs required to be able to follow the development and able to improve its ability in the face of increasingly fierce global competition. The Government of the Republic of Indonesia so far has made various efforts to overcome these problems so expect SMEs do not experience the turmoil caused by the implementation of ACFTA.