State-owned cement holding Indonesia Tbk, PT Semen successfully obtained a net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion in the first half of 2013. This profit rose 22.9% over the same period last year.
Semen Indonesia President Director Dwi Soetjipto said net profit was supported by the 31.9% increase in revenue to Rp 11.4 trillion. From the same period last year to Rp 8.6 trillion.
The income supported a total cement sales volume stood at 12.23 million tons, an increase of 18.3% over the same period last year amounted to 10.32 million tonnes, which consists of domestic sales volume amounted to 12.14 million tons (an increase of 18 %) and export sales of 0.09 million tonnes (up 170%).
While the national cement sales volumes (industry) grew 7.5% to 27.83 million tonnes compared to the previous period, which stood at 25.89 million tonnes.
“The increase in sales is outpacing the growth of the Indonesian Cement industry plant operations supported by Tonasa Tuban IV and V and the solid synergies, especially in the field of marketing and distribution in Indonesia Cement Group, so we were able domestic market share increased to 43.6% from last year’s 40 , 9%. We will continue to expand the market from year to year, “Dwi said in a press release on Monday (07/29/2013).
Most of the company’s revenue comes from the domestic market amounted to Rp 10.91 trillion, equivalent to 95.53% of total revenue in the first half of this year, an increase of 26.42% compared to sales in the same period last year of Rp 8 , 63 trillion.
Of the domestic market, the composition of the Indonesian Cement revenues derived from customers in Java and outside Java almost equal. Markets in Java contributed revenue of Rp 5.72 trillion (52.43% of total domestic sales), while consumers outside of Java contribute to revenue of Rp 5.19 trillion or 47.57% of total domestic sales.
In addition to maintaining dominance in the domestic market, Indonesian Cement continues to boost sales to foreign markets, especially countries in Southeast Asia.
From January to June this year, Indonesian Cement has achieved record revenues in foreign markets amounted to Rp 511.64 billion. This
Saratoga Investama Tbk PT Federal International (SRTG) made a profit of Rp 188.34 billion in the first half of 2013, down 65% when compared to the same period last year of Rp 539.61 billion. The fall in profits due to weak performance in the subsidiary coal and palm oil sector.
“Weakness in the coal and palm oil sector makes to the weakening performance,” said President Director of Saratoga Uno Uno S in Jakarta, Thursday (08/01/2013).
The Company recorded revenue of Rp 1.165 trillion in the first six months of this year, revenue rose compared to the previous year in the same period to Rp 1.138 trillion.
Load reduced income from Rp 1,063 to Rp 1,038 trillion trillion at the end of June 2013. So the gross profit and operating profit growth is still positive.
The company’s net profit could decline due to other expenses are quite high, especially because of the performance of subsidiaries in the coal sector and palm oil weakened.
Saratoga continued to invest in three key sectors to drive economic growth in Indonesia with a long-term outlook is very positive.
“By providing long-term benefits, Saratoga will continue to contribute to Indonesia and the wider community,” Uno added.
One of the company’s subsidiary in the consumer sector, PT Mustika Pinasthika Mitra Tbk (MPMX), earned revenues of Rp 6.78 trillion, contributed by higher sales of motorcycles in East Java and East Nusa Tenggara.
Sales volume increased by 26% to 447,578 units in the first half of 2013 compared to 355,758 units in the same period a year earlier. It is also supported by MPM automotive rental business, which rose 74%, from 6,995 units in the first half of 2012 to 12,104 units in the first half of 2013.
While the sector PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk (TBIG) won pendapatam surge by 96% This is caused by the growth of a significant tenant of organic growth and through acquisitions, from 8,584 tenants as of June 2012 to 15 277 tenants in June 2013.
In line with the increase in revenues, gross profit TBIG also been increased by 98% in the first half of 2013.
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Jakarta – Distributors and retailers cell phone (mobile phone), Erajaya Swasembada Tbk PT (ERAA) set side by side with a large Chinese manufacturer, Foxconn to equally establish assembly plant mobile device.
Director of Marketing and Communications Djatmiko Ward said, such as the readiness of the company to form the intention to cut imports figure in Indonesia’s mobile phone number is still high up to 55-60 million units per year.
“Erajaya ready for Foxconn. There is a background to this, one being that there are 55-60 million units in Indonesia hp and 100% of imports. Consumer nation we remain profitable and the outside, it arises from the desire to have their own base,” he said when met at the Capital Residence, Jakarta, as quoted on Thursday (01/08/2013).
However, the readiness of government support should be coupled with one of them with incentives. Because, without the incentive of possible price outcomes assembly product itself will be more expensive than products derived from imports. Tax to be one cause.
“As an illustration, if imports hp only pay VAT 10% complete. Meanwhile, if there are spare parts to assemble yourself taxable entrance, production costs, salaries, and others. Could be that we have a factory but their products are more expensive. We as partners are explored ready provided there is an incentive from the government, “said Djatmiko.
According to him, the government should provide incentives in this regard so that Indonesia had a dream come true handset manufacturer fabricators.
“For example in China, the government provides free land, buildings, infrastructure everything is free. Employee salaries subsidized by the government for 3 years, it’s name is a form of support,” he said.
DIRECTOR PG Rajawali II, Purnomo Dwi Putranto, said the uptake of sugar cane and sugar production in May until mid-July 2013 has decreased compared to last year.
“Progress harvest until July 15, 75 percent over the same period last year,” said Dwi told the Tribune at the Office PG Rajawali II, Jalan Wahidin, Cirebon City, Thursday (18/7). PG Rajawali II oversees five sugar factories, namely Sindanglaut PG, PG Karangsuwung, New Tersana PG, PG Jatitujuh, and PG Subang.
Based on data as of July 15, 2013, five sugar mills that absorb 400,000 tons from 1,600,000 tons of cane targets.
He said he sees the same conditions this year with the situation in 2010, a bad harvest sugarcane and sugar mills losers. Poor sugar harvest because of rain fell until the end of the milling season. Kala wedding ceremony cane in New Tersana PG, PG Tersana New Dwi declared losses of up to Rp 30 billion in 2010 milling season.
“The hope is not as bad as 2010. Hopefully August light again,” said Dwi.
Rice production in Lampung Province in 2013 based on forecast figures I estimated at 3.15 million tons of milled rice (GKG), an increase of 48.53 thousand tons or 1.56 percent compared to the previous year rice production.
“The increase in rice production due to an increase in productivity by 1.48 quintals per hectare or 3.07 percent, from 48.32 quintals per hectare of paddy in 2012 to 49.80 quintals per hectare of paddy this year,” said Head of Distribution Statistics Central Bureau of Statistics Bambang Widjanarko in Bandar Lampung, on Saturday.
He said that rice production in 2012 is based on fixed rates as much as 3.10 million tons of paddy, up by 160.66 thousand tons or 5.46 percent compared to last year’s production.
The increase in production was due to an increase in harvested area of 34.90 thousand hectares or 5.75 per cent, he said.
According to one of the origins of rice farmers Pekalongan district, East Lampung District, Surahman, stock grains in the region began to enter the harvest as abundant rice in the rice farming centers.
“Sizable increase grain yields,” he said.
He said, most of the rice crop in the area of grain production centers in Pekalongan District has entered a period of harvest, given the average age of the plant is more than 80 days.
Rendeng season (monsoon) rice crop is usually around the age of 90 days or three months, but this time in season gadu age of only about 80 days so it can be harvested more quickly, he said.
According to him the current grain production or increased due to better supply of irrigation water technicalities included smoothly, especially minimal presence of pests and diseases that attack rice plants.
Meanwhile, the price of grain at the farm level has reached Rp3.650 per kilogram, and the price of rice ranges from 6,500 – 7,000 per kilogram, depending on the type and quality of the rice.
Not only fashion trends always changing every year, but also the world of pastry. If last year Indonesia was hit by the plague cake colors and bubble tea, this year some pastry chef pastry predicted trend in the country will experience flashbacks.
Chern Chee Yap, Executive Chef and General Manager Bakerzin Jakarta, said that the pastry that was once known to be present again now with the new presentation. “So, pound cake and dry cake will expand again in the next year,” writes Chef Yap via e-mail that is sent to detikfood (27.12.12).
Pound cake is a type of cake is slightly dense texture due to the composition of the flour, butter, eggs, and sugar 1:1:1:1. This traditional cake usually use or oblong loaf pan or Bundt (hole in the middle). Pound cake is a cake that does not use a typical English blend, just the outside, sprinkled with powdered sugar.
In addition, Chef Yap also predicted eclairs (long eclairs with icing on it) with a colorful variety of flavors and savory macaron flavors will become a trend. And he had a discussion with assistant general manager of Bakerzin dessert that will consumers demand this year. According to him, the trend constructed dessert will be present in 2013.
For example, Chef Yap describes ‘dark cherry jam with fresh cream or chocolate cream mixed with brownies’. “Actually, the combination of these ingredients will taste like black forest. However, make the cake taste more full sensation in the tongue and have more value for consumers,” said Chef Yap. He also argues that the trend will be a little mousse cake passed. “Indonesian guests do not really like,” he said.
Chef Ann from Gourmet World also agree with Chef Yap. He considers that the trend this year will lead to back to basic and natural.
“More visible street food, fine dining is somewhat secondary. Molecular Not (gastronomy) again sought. All completely simple, natural, and healthy,” he said when met at the Gourmet World detikfood the show ‘Life Is Short, Eat Dessert First’, Wednesday (01/09/13).
This trend has been seen since the trend of red velvet cake and rainbow ago. Some
As usual, the annual event and Eid Fasting brings blessings to the home pastry manufacturers, such as Kampung Utami Donuts (DKU).
Starting from selling donuts round in the villages and schools, Rosidah Widya Utami DKU brand owner managed businesses manage cookies ‘kampung’ upscale flavor.
Rosidah always flooded with orders. Unmitigated, in this year’s Lebaran turnover pastries home to break out over USD 1 billion.
“If fasting and Eid sales rose dramatically. Turnover can be up more than Rp 1 billion, last year turnover is USD 500 million. Fasting and Eid bring blessings yes, working 2 months of the results could be eaten for 2 years,” said Rosidah to detikFinance, in Jakarta, Sunday (08/11/2013).
According Rosidah, pastry production is now sold out the public interest. Not only from Jakarta and surrounding areas, dry cake which is produced in Jombang, East Java, has been extended to Kalimantan and Sumatra.
“The biggest demand of Jakarta and its surroundings, then followed from Borneo and Sumatra,” he said.
So many orders, he had to help workers to meet consumer demand. Today, the home-based business is owned Rosida join assisted at least 40 employees.
It turned out pretty itutidak aid workers. Without meaning to reject, Rosidah forced to ‘take off’ orders up to 30% of the total demand amounting to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million.
“A lot of orders to the extent not kepegang. Approximately 30% of orders are not handled so many, could be worth up to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million was missing. Peak right at H-7 yes but 3 weeks before Eid we’ve stop receiving orders due to demand overload occurs there, “he explained.
According Rosidah, retaining customers is the key to providing the best service and quality.