Economists rate, competition taksi onlineand conventional should be left to market mechanism. Therefore business actors will continue to think about ways to stay afloat in the midst of competition.

Previously the Government has issued rules regarding taksi online. The regulation is stated in the Minister of Transportation Regulation no. 26 of 2017 concerning the amendment of PM No. 32 of 2016 concerning the transportation of persons with public motor vehicles not in the trajectory which was enacted on April 1, 2017. However, there is a tolerance of three months since its enactment.

Economist Indef, Enny Sri Hartati said, the government has enough to set the rules of the game. For business settings, you should not have to sign in.

“Leave it to the market mechanism, if the government interfered also will occur distortion,” said Enny, Thursday (6/4/2017).

He said, all ultimately in the hands of the public is whether to choose a taxi service online or conventional. Later, business actors will be automatically with the market changes it.

Cooperation that, still he said, is a common market dynamics that occur in business circles. If entrepreneurs see the business potential, they automatically try to adjust to what the market needs.

“The Blue Bird example (in collaboration with GO-JEK) is certainly because there is a public demand,” said Enny.

Therefore, the online and conventional cab collaborations that took place lately, one example, adjusting. Cooperation was done, because there are advantages. “If there is no profit the business will definitely not,” said Enny.

The government affirmed 11 important points as a legal umbrella taksi online. The 11 points are the types of rental vehicles, quotas, the number of special leases, the obligations of vehicle registration, legal entities, periodic testing, pools, workshops, taxes, dashboard access and sanctions.