Traditional sweets are made from natural ingredients appear to be increasingly eroded by a flood of candy-flavored modern candy, including candy imported from various countries. One of the traditional candy maker entrepreneurial surviving is Mr. Irwan (46 years old) with his wife, Sartini (40 years). Mr Irwan with his wife to be smart to look for solutions and innovations for the business they have done all these years, can remain on the level of business competition is increasingly high, especially the products are packed modern. One of the tactics that he did was to package sweets with lottery products. So, in a few candy wrappers which he tucked a small paper containing a number of prizes, like a toy car, pencil, small dolls, plastic cups, toys and gifts other children. With so many children, including teenagers who are interested in buying Mr Irwan production of traditional sweets that taste and smell pretty bad. Homemade candies Mr Irwan 100% made from traditional. Confectionery products include: candied ginger, candied papaya, candied fruit and candied Blimbing of orange peel. In the production process, he was still using simple tools. The following briefly described one way of making the sweets, the candied ginger.
Cement plant Holcim Indonesia posted a profit of Rp 467 billion during the first half of 2013. This figure is down 7 percent compared to net income in the same period a year earlier.
In a financial statement released, the cement factory managed to collect revenue to Rp 4.482 trillion. The achievement is obtained from the optimization of product mix and distribution to meet the challenges of increased market supply of capacity and imports increase. The revenue is actually higher than last year which was only Rp 4.191 trillion.
However, because of higher distribution costs make profits become depressed. Additionally, the increased cost of sales and administrative as well as financial costs, have an impact on short-term profits.
Nevertheless, President Director, Eamon Ginley convey, the general performance of Holcim are on the rise. It can be seen from the increase in gross profit of 33 percent to 35 percent. Holcim also has distributed interim dividend of Rp 37 per share to be paid, 15% greater than the interim dividend last year.
“With this dividend, for sure Holcim continues to provide benefits to its shareholders, and to continue to implement strategies based on adding value to customers, and maximize the efficiency of capacity,” Ginley said in a release received Suara Merdeka.
Holcim Indonesia is currently working in the middle market of excess supply conditions. However, he expects this condition is temporary.
Cement demand continued to grow consistently in the medium and long term, because the Indonesian economy continues to grow. This is supported by the existence of government and private sector investment in infrastructure and housing needs is also continuing. Therefore, the development of new plant proyen Holcim in Tuban, East Java, will provide benefits to the company.
“The cost of distribution to major markets in East Java to be more efficient, and will ensure smooth supply and better service for customers,” adds Ginley.
1 Tuban cement plant will produce 1.7 million tons of cement per year and will start in accordance with the planned schedule. Cement mill will begin operations on in August this year.
Spectacular! The right word to describe the implementation of Manado Sharp Matsuri 2013 from the date of July 13, 2013 in Park area of National Unity (TKB) Manado. It’s a new week-long festival ended on Saturday (20/7) evening with a total transaction value of USD 4.3 billion more
Although the weather is less friendly colored, yet lively closing ceremony yesterday. Also attending the Senior General Manager of Sales and Marketing of PT Sharp Electronics Indonesia from Japan, Shinji Teraoka, Economic and Urban Development Assistant Manado, Drs. Rum Usulu, Branch Manager Justin Sharp Martando Manado, Manado Tribune Editor in Chief Raharjo Edberg and supporters of this event.
Sharp leader Shinji Teraoka seemed to enjoy the whole series of events ranging from the Sharp vehicle parade, parade and appearance Dancer MND 48 which straddle the song rebound River Dance Cover of J-POP AKB48. Shinji did not forget to immortalize all the moments with his cell phone camera.
This week-long festival recorded transaction value of hundreds of billions of dollars through Sharp products that consumers buy in Manado and the surrounding areas. “Sales transactions that our target is reached. Till Closing ceremony is recorded Rp 4.3 billion. Value could be more than Rp 4.3 billion because the transaction has not been recapitulated elektronic entirely of dozens of stores that sell Sharp products,” said Ajit, sales marketing Manado Sharp .
According to him, the implementation of the Sharp Matsuri Manado in 2013 to increase branding and sales of Sharp products in Manado. “During the execution of most interest is the LCD TV products as very different from other LCD. Original panels from Japan and provide a 3 year warranty. Besides there are also LCD TVs fridges, washing machines and air conditioners,” he said. While Justin Martanto said, “This event is to introduce Japanese culture to the community, increase sales, increase our brand.”
Festival closing ceremony procession started from Gate Sharp surround a number of areas in the city of Manado and finish in Center Point Matsuri. Arriving in Center Point Matsuri Odori dance is greeted with the dancer ends with the appearance of J-POP community. On this occasion also held raffle door prizes and awards to the winners of the speech contest antarkepala environment as the city of Manado.
Marini Datau wife of Yus Gustiana who won a door prize of one unit 32 inch LCD TV is happy. “Thank God could be,” said Marini. Keitkutsertaan husband and wife in the lottery after purchasing Sharp products in the form of an air conditioning unit. “I still had hoped to be a washing machine,” he said.
In the first half (I) 2013, PT Pertamina Exploration and Production (EP) posted a profit of Rp 10 trillion more. Targeted for this year, a subsidiary of state-owned PT Pertamina is able to reap a profit of Rp 18 trillion.
Public Relations Manager of PT Pertamina EP, Amperianto Agus told reporters in Jakarta, Saturday (3/8) night suggests, corporate profits optimistic embrace of it is based on the production performance of oil and gas corporation that produced it.
He said that the present level of oil production per day PT Pertamina EP reached 132 thousand barrels. The expected production rate constant and even increases with the exploration and discovery of new reserves by corporations. “In 2012, corporate profit reached Rp 21.5 trillion,” he said.
This year profit target of Rp 18 trillion does not mean a decrease compared to last year. Agus argues that profits surge last year in addition to the corporate consistency in producing oil and gas, as well as exchange rate differences and the rise in oil prices in the international market.
“Target profit last year (2012) amounted to Rp 17 trillion,” he added.
Most of PT Pertamina EP oil fields located in Sumatra, especially in Jambi, South Sumatra, North Sumatra, and Riau. Pertamina EP also has oil fields in West Java, Central Java and East Java.
“We’re also there is quite a large project in Central Java and East Java. BUT, it is where the gas production is later used to supply gas power plant Tambaklorok Semarang. If that was to be our gas production, is estimated to be saving USD 2 billion of fuel conversion used oil to gas power plant Tambaklorok Semarang, “he explained.
As a subsidiary of PT Pertamina engaged in the upstream oil and gas sector, according to Agus, operational and corporate performance requires the support of many parties, especially the government and society.
Oil theft cases in a massive scale in the pipeline Tempino-Plaju South Sumatra should not happen in other places. In the pipeline along the 265 kilometer (KM), he said, about 75% have been embedded in the ground at the depth of 1.5 meters to 2 meters.
“But, it remains stolen. Trick with building above the oil pipelines, oil pipelines and oil drilled and taken,” he said.
Member of House of Representatives Commission VI Adisatrya Suryo Sulisto expect industry ‘Sabutret’ (upholstery materials derived from coconut coir and rubber blend) in Cilacap, Central Java continues to grow.
He also hoped that the industry players ‘Sabutret’ can do innovation and creativity as well as take advantage of advances in technology, especially the technology is simple yet effective, so it can produce added value.
Adisatrya also reminded to use the momentum of a demographic dividend that currently experienced by Indonesia and the era of globalization, especially the implementation of the ASEAN Economic Community (ASEAN Economic Community) as of January 2014.
“Given the demographic bonus, real micro and small industry players can just ignore the export market, because the domestic market is still wide open. However if there are orders from abroad, the micro and small industry players should be able to adjust the quality and continuity of the set,” said Adisatrya Tribunnews in a statement received on Monday (08/07/2013).
This explains the PDI-P politicians in order to encourage local resource-based industries in the district of Cilacap, particularly coconut trees and rubber trees, then the Minister of Industry has issued the Ministerial Decree No. 126 of 2011, which set a rubberised coconut fiber (sabutret) as Regional Industry Core Competence (Kiid) Cilacap. ‘
As known, the use and demand ‘Sabutret’ by the international community increasingly widespread, as middle-class movement for the ‘back to nature’ (back to nature).
As a follow up from the Permenperin, the Ministry of Industry (Ministry of Industry) held in collaboration with the Center Adisatrya Workshop Local Resource-Based Industry Development to sabutret industry as well as industries that use local raw materials. The workshop was held on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 in the city of Cilacap, and bring Endang Supraptini, Director of Industry Development Facilitation Java-Bali region, the Ministry of Industry as a resource.
According Adisatrya, pascadisahkannya Act No. 17 of 2012 on Cooperatives which replaces Law No. 25 of 1992 on Cooperatives, a national cooperative actors should immediately grasp the substance while adjusting the formal-legal aspects, including institutional governance.
“Although the new law is considered by some as a cooperative offender laws that remove the spirit of cooperation, but it must be remembered that the Act is structured precisely to adjust to the times without losing nationalism,” said Adisatrya.
Furthermore Adisatrya also encourage cooperative actors in the two counties to work together with local governments in preparing human resources, including certification of competence. He also admitted that the law requires that the focus of the cooperative actors and earnest in managing, can no longer be used as a sideline.
“As a consequence of decentralization, Regional Head of formal school setting, for example vocational Cooperative Management that provides scholarships for students. Besides scoring skilled resources, the institution may issue a certification for aspiring managers of cooperatives,” he said.
Fingers Lewis, 52 Years, expertly weave rattan. The rattan woven into a small basket. Then the basket was his sandpaper so that the surface becomes slippery and covered with liquid varnish.
“It hampers baskets for Eid,” he said, Tempo, when met at his stall in Jalan rattan Dona ODOT, District Tassel, Friday, July 19, 2013. Lewis is a rattan craftsmen in Rumbai. Various home appliances in production such as chairs, tables, baskets, hood of food and toys.
Tassel area is known as the center of rattan in Pekanbaru. The craftsman was busy weaving wicker to order consumer, since the month of Ramadan is away rattan orders increased compared to normal days.
Lewis said the high interest rattan been happening since the beginning of the fasting. Because consumers need household items made from rattan is when the feast of Eid. “Ahead of Eid is more and more orders,” said the former Chairman of the Association of Craftsmen Rattan.
Increasing order of rattan also accompanied by increased earnings of the artisans. Lewis said, if he’s just a normal day gain in a month turnover of USD 15 million, while the fasting month he can earn double the usual day at $ 30 million per month.
Lewis said the rattan species that the public interest ahead of the Eid al-Fitr is the parcel basket. If he was just a normal day produce fruit baskets parcels 50 to 100 pieces per month, but since the beginning of the fasting Lewis has produced 2,000 parcels of fruit baskets. Lewis said, the parcel Basket demand by Shop Gift Baskets and offices.
The price offered varies, depending on the size and model of wicker. The price of a basket of parcels priced at Rp 80 thousand to Rp 300 thousand dollars. If the shelves are shaped parcels offered at a price of Rp 15 thousand to $ 30 thousand, depending on many levels of the parcel shelves.
Also experienced an increase in demand for rattan species hood of food, the day he could sell the hood of food as much as 10 to 15 pieces of fruit per day. The price offered is also varied from Rp 100 thousand to Rp 150 thousand dollars.
While the demand for chairs, desks and children’s toys such as rocking horses running relatively normal as usual. Price 1 wicker chair type seats cost Rp 3 million elephants, cobras and 1 seat long Rp 2 million. Toys for 1 piece children piggyback type offered at a price of Rp 200 thousand.
Lewis thankful not happen constraints in supply of raw rattan. “Alhamdulillah raw materials smoothly,” he said. If the raw material in Pekanbaru drag, he could order raw rattan from West Sumatra.
Lewis admitted ahead of Idul Fitri is receiving more orders fruit baskets parcels reach 2000, as a result he was forced to absorb a lot of labor to resolve consumer demand before Eid just two weeks away. Lewis is currently employing 20 people craftsmen. “So many of my own as well go to work,” said the owner of three pieces of rattan craft stalls.
Suzuki’s total sales in the first six months of this year has increased 40 percent when compared to the first six months of last year. Endro Nugroho, Director of Marketing 4W Suzuki Indomobil Sales, said that the growth in wholesale sales or from factory to dealer.
However, the car market in Indonesia in the first six months of this year compared to the first six months of last year recorded only a 12 per cent. Thus, in percentage, Suzuki sales figures many times of what is recorded in the market.
“The car market in Indonesia in the first six months of this year compared to the first six months of last year it only grew by 12 percent. So, this Suzuki grow about 3.8 times that of the growth of the market,” said Endro.
Sales of Suzuki four-wheel for total sales in the period June 2013 as many as 15 578 units (wholesale) and 13 778 units for retail sales or from the dealer to the consumer.
Through this figure, sales of Suzuki four-wheel drive to be the highest in semester-I in the year 2013 or for the period of January-June 2013. The total sales of Suzuki four-wheel-first semester 2013 was 75,425 units.
Of that total, Suzuki Ertiga MPV is ranked top in the biggest contribution Suzuki vehicle sales. For June, sales of 6,555 units or 42.1 percent of total sales in the month.
The second rank is occupied by Suzuki Carry Futura 1.5 for modelkomersial or commercial and passenger models. Sales figure of 4,664 units or 29.9 percent of total sales.
The next position is filled by Suzuki APV for passenger cars and commercial models (Mega Carry) with the number 3,241 units or 18.6 percent of the total.
MAKASSAR, – Automotive Market this year was not as predicted. Previous dealers predict car sales in mid-year will be better, the reality is not as expected.
Based on data Polreg call centers in Sulawesi (except Sulawesi), the automotive market in April 2013 and May recorded as many as 4,800 units 4,596 units. In June this year, the market fell again to number 4,278 units.
Director of Operations Kalla Toyota, Hari Kaimuddin said, although the total market has decreased, it remains optimistic sales recorded this year is better than last year.
“Last month we try to be optimistic if the market rose in June. Moreover, it is always the beginning of the year sales fell. But it turned down (June). Bgitu However, we remain optimistic,” he said last weekend.
Kalla Toyota as the Toyota dealership in Sulawesi (except Sulawesi) in June 2013 posted sales of 2,281 units. Slightly decreased from the previous month’s sales are recorded 2,344 units.
“In terms of sales are down, but in terms of market share, Toyota rose to 53.4 percent,” he said.
MAKASSAR – Proposed Ministry of Industry (Ministry of Industry) regarding the presence of special industrial rated bank could trigger industrial growth better.
Economic observers Hasanuddin University, Syarkawi Rauf explained by the existence of special or specific bank serving the industry could trigger industrial growth in the business sector. The same thing happens in China.
“They have a lot of banks aimed at channeling funding priority activities, such as agriculture with agricultural bank, industrial bank industry, and others,” he said in Makassar on Thursday (25/07/2013).
For this project, the government should include the estimated capital above Rp 5 trillion, so the banks can get three books with high flexibility to manage business products.
DPD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Sulsel also strongly supports the presence of industry-specific bank. Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce of South Sulawesi, Zulkarnain Arif, said the bank’s presence is needed to help businesses meet industry needs.
According to Zulkarnain, the bank line government regulations regarding the application of the rules on the management of raw materials before export overseas.
However, the Chairman of the Banks of South Sulawesi, Andrew Wongjaya, banks should assess the industry empowering government bank that already exist today.
“It should be the government’s existing bank actually asked to allocate credit in the field of industry on the percentage of the loan portfolio,” he explained.
TVS brand sole agent, PT TVS Motor Company Indonesia today begin mass production of the first variant of the first automatic motorcycle in Indonesia, named TVS Dazz. The factory is capable of producing up to 200 units of motorcycles per day.
“Just today we started mass production,” said Supervisor Vehicle Assembling Agus Ahmad Yani on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. Agus said, since the events shown in Pekan Raya Jakarta some time ago, TVS Dazz has ordered 500 units. So, the company aims to meet the demand until the end of July. “All requests are still coming from Jakarta area,” he said at TVS factory in Karawang.
TVS Dazz, said Agus, a prime TVS matic production in the country. This bike has some new offers ride comfort than the i-cas facility. On the left side, right under the horn panel, there is equipment to recharge the phone.
Energy is channeled directly from the main batteries. If the engine is turned off, power the phone can be recharged for 4 hours. However, if the engine starts, the refilling process can be done as long as it takes. “In the long-distance travel can all recharge mobile phones,” he said.
In addition, said Agus, the capacity of TVS Dazz larger gasoline which is around 6 liters. Dazz TVZ also use tubeless tires, which is the first bike that uses tires without inner tubes. With a capacity of 110 cc bike is still using combustion system with a carburetor. Injection system, he said, is still considered at risk with flood-prone Jakarta. “Injection should be replaced if submerged in water. Costs are very large,” he said.
For motor assembly components, Agus said, is 100 percent assembled in Indonesia. As many as 60 percent of its components are made in the country. While the remaining 40 percent is imported from outside. Machine and headlamp still imported from India. “Frame and tires and some other major component is our production,” he said.