Abstract: The purpose of this research is to explore the readiness of Indonesian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in free trade. The research utilises a case study methodology based on in-depth interviews with the owners or managers of eight MSMEs in Jakarta, Indonesia. The result of the study shows that many entrepreneurs, especially in Jakarta have more interest to develop micro and small enterprises, because it is low risk and is supported by human capital as a workforce. The entrepreneurs also need government roles, especially to open access to finance, information and export market. Training programs and entrepreneur trainers are needed to raise entrepreneurs skill. The entrepreneurship intentions, entrepreneurs skill, ability of entrepreneurs to access finance as well as information and export market are determinants to develop MSMEs in Jakarta.
Edi Purwanto and Brendi Wijaya, 2016. The Determinants of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development: A Case Study of MSMES Entrepreneurs in Jakarta. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 11: 816-821.