Performance PT Garam (Persero) until the first quarter of 2013 was still less than satisfactory due to the decreased production of salt. This was stated by Minister of State Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Dahlan Iskan. Even so, the former president director of PLN is informed with the condition.
“Salt is still bad performance. See it continues to rain, wet dry so it can not harvest the salt. These three months can not be production, but because of the weather so what can we do,” Dahlan said in Jakarta on Monday (22/7).
Dahlan stated that the manufacturer and distributor of salt salt production recorded a decrease to 40 percent due to weather uncertainty. In addition to salt, some sugar mills owned owned company also decreased production.
“If the sugar factory is still good, but not as good as planned. Farmers can not harvest cane, difficult and high cost of transport, wet mud and cane sweetness level is also declining,” said Dahlan.
Eating, Dahlan says, red plate sugar financial statements have not been better than last year. “Growth slumped 30 percent,” he said.
Freddy Budiman name drug kingpin back to attention. Was sentenced to death for allegedly getting special facilities languishing in prisons Narcotics Prison. Woman claiming to be his close friend, Vanny Rossyanne, reveals, there is a special room which is used in prisons with Freddy. Vanny’s recognition also resulted in dismissal of the Head of the Narcotics Prison, Thurman Hutapea.
Not just about to do with Freddy, Vanny also mentioned, Freddy is still in control of its business in the prison. 2012 last year, Freddy is known to bring in large quantities of ecstasy pills from China. He could still organize smuggling 1,412,475 ecstasy pills from China and 400,000 ecstasy from the Netherlands.
Alleged business run from behind prison reminiscent of the stories that have been revealed by the ex-convict case Bulog funds, Rahardi Ramelan, which had languished in Cipinang. In 2008, he launched a book Cipinang Underdeveloped Villages. Business Rahardi expressed in the book is not a big business that operated as Freddy.
This paper has also been published in Kompas.com in August 2008.
DJ a prisoner who has long been Palkam (Head Room), control of oil trading land and drinking water, and reputedly derived turnover up to 15 million per day.
For two years in Cipinang, in addition to support two wives with 5 children, it can help finance the manufacture of his family home in the village.
All trade turnover estimated at Cipinang could reach USD 100 million per day. Biggest business is the sale of cigarettes, because not only serve inmates but also staff and officials.
That footage stories poured ex-convict case Bulog funds, Rahardi Ramelan in his village Cipinang Disadvantaged.
Former head of Bulog, said he was likened Cipinang tub underdeveloped villages. Why?
“Yes, because in it there are educational baseball, baseball’s okay, just behind the village rich,” said Rahardi, Wednesday (20/08/2008).
Story in 190 pages thick book that is the story of his experiences while serving a sentence since August 2005 until September 2006. “During my LP instead in fat, added weight 4 pounds because baseball thinking anything,” he continued.
One of the stories are quite interesting diutarakannya matter
Productivity of soybean in Indonesia is still relatively lacking. Per year, the total production of soybean Indonesia only reached about 600 thousand tons. Still far below the needs of up to 1.5 million tons / year. What causes it?
Head of Research and Development of the Ministry of Agriculture Haryono said, the lack of production of soybean is caused due to several factors. Therefore, soy is not going to be able to meet the self-sufficiency by 2014.
“Soy is the first difficulty for nothing. For the price, but thank God there is now Rp 7,000 COGS so farmers excited again although a bit slow,” Haryono said when met at the Central Bureau of Research and Development of Ministry of Agriculture, Jalan Ragunan, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta, Thursday (25 / 7/2013).
Haryono said, farmers had planted soybeans are less excited because the price is relatively lower than other commodities such as onion, garlic, corn, and other horticultural products.
In addition, continued Haryono, land issues were a major obstacle. Soybean plantations in Indonesia currently available only about 500 thousand hectares.
“Back then it was 1.2 million hectares, down by itself as competing with corn and others,” he explained.
Third, the lack of factors that affect the productivity of soybean in Indonesia is a seed. Seed and soybean crops vulnerable to pests and diseases.
“In general, soybean planting is more difficult than growing rice and corn. Due to many pests and diseases, rice can last 6 months, if soy just 3 months,” he said.
PT Pertamina EP record oil and condensate production in the first half of 2013 reached 122,000 barrels per day.
Vice President Exploitation Pertamina EP Herutama Trikoranto in Jakarta on Thursday, said that the production was slightly lower than the target of 123,000 barrels per day.
“We seek the achievement of the target in the second half. Fact, the production until the end of the year is optimistic of 127000-128000 barrels per day,” he said.
Appropriate work program and budget (work program and budget) 2013, Pertamina EP is targeted to produce 132,000 barrels of oil per day.
However, the figure has been revised to 123,000 barrels per day, as the national oil production target derived from the 900,000 to 840,000 barrels per day.
Heru said the achievement of production constraints in the first half mainly due to non-technical problems of land acquisition and licensing, especially in protected forests.
Meanwhile, the technical constraints such as delays in drilling due to “loss of circulation” and below the surface of the issues that make the production is not as expected.
As a result of these constraints, plans to increase production by 11,000 barrels in the first half of 2013, only reached 4,200 barrels per day.
In 2012, Pertamina EP recorded additional production up to 13,500 barrels of the target of 14,200 barrels per day.
“Last year was better, as it has not appeared nontechnical problems,” he said.
According to him, it will increase the re-work (work-over) to the production wells to avoid the constraints of the land acquisition and licensing.
“Work does not need to re-land acquisition and licensing,” he said.
Heru said it expects to produce in the second half to increase again to reach 4,000 barrels per day.
Jakarta – The impact of the recent decline in gold prices makes PT Antam (Persero) Tbk boost production of precious metals in order not to erode the company’s revenue.
“The price of gold is currently down due to the economic turmoil in the U.S. and Europe, but to offset the decline in revenue we actually have to boost gold production, the formula P x V the right price x volume, price drops production should be increased,” said President Director of PT Antam Tattoos Miraza in gathering with the media in Cikini, Jakarta, Thursday (18/07/2013)
Tattoos disclosed, for gold production of the company’s first half of 2013 was 51% above last year’s production of the same period of 2012 (unaudited).
“Gold production in 2012 reached 3.6 tons, compared to last year’s production has already reached 51% in the first half of 2013,” said Tato.
It also occurs in other commodities such as silver produced by Antam is 97% compared to the same period in 2012 and 120% coal.
“The rising price of minerals is still dependent economy America and Europe, specifically the gold market also depends on whether gold is still glancing first or look for alternatives to gold,” he said.
PT Astra International Tbk (ASII) posted a net profit of Rp 8, 8 trillion in the first semester of 2013, down nine percent compared to the same period in 2012 Rp9, 7 trillion.
“The performance of the company and its subsidiaries in the first semester of 2013 showed a slight decrease compared to the first half of 2012,” said President Director ASII, Prijono Sugiarto in a press release here on Tuesday.
He added that Astra’s net income during the first six months of 2013 also decreased by two per cent to Rp94, 3 trillion, compared to the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp95, 9 trillion,
“Although the outlook remains positive domestic demand, increased competition in the automobile market, rising labor costs and declining commodity prices expected to affect the performance of the business in the second half of this year,” he said.
He argues Astra Group activities remain focused on six core business lines, namely the automotive division, financial services, heavy equipment and mining, agribusiness, infrastructure and logistics, and information technology.
Mentioned, several divisions which decreased net income in the first semester of 2013 the automotive division fell by 10 percent to Rp 4, 4 trillion. Net income and mining equipment division fell 24 percent to R1, 4 billion.
Then, the net profit agribusiness division decreased by 25 percent to Rp571 billion. And the net profit and logistics infrastructure division fell by 29 percent to Rp223 billion.
Meanwhile, the division has increased, the financial services division’s net profit rose 19 per cent to Rp2, 1 billion. And, net income and information technology division of Rp55 billion, up two percent compared to the first half of 2012.
Craftsmen cap in Garut regency, West Java, flooded with orders. Their turnover also increased significantly by up to 80 percent of the day usually. “Orders have started much before entering the fast,” said one craftsman, Uus Saefulloh, 34, of Kampung Barileuk, District Samarang, Saturday, July 20, 2013.
According to him, the more ordered cap made of cotton fabric and knitted materials. However, to meet the market demand, he claimed to produce 10 kinds of cap. Goods sold many of them hired skullcap An-Nur and knitted silk screening, screen printing opal, opal knitted, and copies of zam-zam or popularly called Madun Si cap.
In one day, Uus claimed capable of producing 250 to 400 scores to employ more than 10 employees. Price per kodinya varies, depending on the material and the level of difficulty in the making. Start up Rp80.000 50,000 per kodinya. “In sebulun like today, can get a turnover amounting to Rp48 million,” he said.
Other craftsmen, Dian Kusdinar, 40 years old, resident Sukapadang, Tarogong Kidul, admitted, increasing the ordered items will take up ahead of Eid al-Adha. The reason is because many Muslims who used to worship tarawih and silat Id. If before the pilgrimage season, skullcap is usually used as a souvenir. “The business of this production is a routine every year,” he said.
Skullcap from Garut has penetrated the market in Jakarta, Surabaya, Jambi and Padang. Not only that, there are also among the large employers who send skullcap from Garut to be exported to foreign countries such as Middle East countries.