Monthly Archives: November 2016

Food Production Down 50 Percent in North Sumatra

jaysonhyd   November 30, 2016  
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Realization of crop production in North Sumatra until May 2013 is still below 50 percent, as the impact of extreme weather.
Secretary of the Department of Agriculture of North Sumatra, Lukman Nulhaim Dalimunthe, in Medan on Monday, revealing, for the realization of the rice crop production until May 2013 reached 1,691,353 tons, or 43.64 per cent of the target this year.
While corn production reached 522 696 tonnes or 34.99 percent of the target 1.49405 million tons, while Soy lower that 32.22 percent or 4,361 tonnes from 13 533 tonnes of production plans.
He admits, there is also interference in rice, corn and soybeans in North Sumatra caused either disease, drought and mice.
But the attack was still judged to be too intrusive and the Department of Agriculture has done handling the disturbances on the plant.
Chairman of the Indonesian Corn Growers Association (Hipajagin), Jemat Sebayang said rat infestation has lowered corn production farmers in North Sumatra nearly 20 percent of the average farmer yields a number of 8-10 tons per hectare.
Rat attack occurred in Karo and Langkat and was followed by extreme weather caused corn harvest in July-September certainly reduced.
In Karo, the attack occurred in the District Mardingding rats, Lau Balem and Tigabinanga.

Indonesian Cement Still Rely Domestic Sales

jaysonhyd   November 28, 2016  
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JAKARTA – PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk said, most of the company’s revenue in the first semester of 2013 was derived from the domestic market. First half of the company’s revenue reached Rp 10.91 trillion, equivalent to 95.53% of total revenue in the first half of this year.

Dwi Soetjipto, President Director of Semen Indonesia, said that the value of domestic sales increased by 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. Java market contributed revenue of Rp 5.72 trillion or 52.43% of total domestic sales. Meanwhile, consumers outside of Java contribute to the 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 number jumped nearly 170% compared to overseas sales in the first half of last year is only Rp 30.34 billion,” said Dwi

US home prices rise 12.2 percent, best in 6 years

jaysonhyd   November 28, 2016  
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U.S. home prices jumped 12.2 percent in May compared with a year ago, the biggest annual gain since March 2006. The increase shows the housing recovery is strengthening.

The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index released Tuesday also surged 2.4 percent in May from April. The month-over-month gain nearly matched the 2.6 percent increase in April from March – the highest on record.

The price increases were widespread. All 20 cities showed gains in May from April and compared with a year ago.

Prices in Dallas and Denver reached the highest level on records dating back to 2000. That marks the first time since the housing bust that any city has reached an all-time high.

Home values are rising as more people are bidding on a scarce supply of houses for sale. Steady price increases, along with stable job gains and historically low mortgage rates, have in turn encouraged more Americans to buy homes.

One concern is that higher mortgage rates could slow home sales. But many economists say rates remain low by historical standards and would need to rise much faster to halt the momentum.

Svenja Gudell, senior economist at Zillow, a home price data provider, said a big reason for the recent price gains is that foreclosed homes make up a smaller proportion of overall sales. Foreclosed homes are usually sold by banks at fire-sale prices.

“Typical home values have appreciated at roughly half this pace for the past several months, which is still very robust,” Gudell said.

Gudell said higher mortgage rates and a likely increase in the number of homes for sale in the coming months should slow the pace of price gains and stabilize the housing market.

The index covers roughly half of U.S. homes. It measures prices compared with those in January 2000 and creates a three-month moving average. The May figures are the latest available. They are not adjusted for seasonal variations, so the monthly gains reflect more buying activity over the summer.

Despite the recent gains, home prices are still about 25 percent below the peaks they reached in July 2006. That’s a key reason the supply of homes for sale remains low, as many homeowners are waiting to recoup their losses before putting their houses on the market.

Dallas and Denver, the two cities that reached record highs, were not hit hard by the housing bust and therefore didn’t experience the sharp price swings like cities in Nevada, Arizona, California and Florida.

In Dallas, prices fell only 11.2 percent from their previous peak in June 2007 through February 2009. That’s far less than Las Vegas, where prices plummeted by more than half. Since bottoming out, home prices in Dallas have increased nearly 14 percent.

In Denver, prices dropped 14.3 percent from August 2006 until they also hit bottom in February 2009. Since then, they have risen 17.3 percent.

The biggest price gains are occurring in many of the states that experienced the worst housing bust.

Prices jumped 24.5 percent in San Francisco in May from a year earlier, the largest increase. Las Vegas reported the next biggest gain at 23.3 percent, followed by Phoenix at 20.6 percent. All three remain well below their peak prices.

The smallest yearly gains were in New York, at 3.3 percent, followed by Cleveland with 3.4 percent and Washington, D.C. at 6.5 percent.

Higher home prices help the economy in several ways. They encourage more sellers to put their homes on the market, boosting supply and sustaining the housing recovery. And they make homeowners feel wealthier, encouraging consumers to spend more. Banks are also more willing to provide mortgage loans when homes are appreciating in value.

Mortgage rates have surged since early May, though the increase would have had little impact on the current report. The average rate on a 30-year fixed mortgage has jumped a full percentage point since early May and reached a two-year high of 4.51 percent in late June.

Mortgage rates jumped after Chairman Ben Bernanke said the Federal Reserve could slow its bond-buying program later this year if the economy continues to improve. The Fed’s bond purchases have kept long-term interest rates low, encouraging more borrowing and spending.

In recent weeks, Bernanke and other Fed members have stressed that any change in the bond-buying program will depend on the economy’s health, not a set calendar date.

Since those comments, interest rates have declined. The average on the 30-year mortgage was 4.31 percent last week.

The Fed begins a two-day policy meeting Tuesday and could clarify its remarks further when the meeting concludes on Wednesday.

Ahead of Idul Fitri, Tuberose Flowers Laris Manis

jaysonhyd   November 27, 2016  
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Ahead of Eid, people usually decorate their homes with fresh flowers. Residents usually invade the largest flower market in Jakarta, Rawa Belong.
Head of Business Unit Means Sentra Rawa Belong Flower Market Flower M Muljadi said the most sought after community interest ahead of Eid is the tuberose flower.
He considered the tuberose flower is highly sought after by people who want to decorate her house when Lebaran. “Tuberose became the best-selling interest ahead of the Eid al-Fitr,” said Muljadi to Tempo in his office, Tuesday, August 6, 2013, afternoon.
Mulyadi revealed in January, about 800 thousand to one million tuberose flower stalks are sold out for the H-3 to H-1 or takbiran night. Tuberose stalks one for Rp 5000-6000. “Imagine if sold 800ribu stalk, flower traders how the overall turnover in the Rawa Belong market,” said Muljadi.
A similar sentiment was expressed by Toyib (59), flower merchants Ambarawa origin, Central Java. Toyib admitted Tuberose flower sales increased dramatically ahead of Eid. “Especially at night takbiran, I could sell a lot. Were so many to forget how the stalks are sold,” said Toyib.
Grace, 39 years old, one of the consumers who buy flowers Tuberose in Rawa Belong market is said every year to buy flowers to decorate her house. Once purchased, Grace willing to spend Rp 500 thousand to 100 tuberose stalks.
“It’s over the years I bought here, to beautify the house,” said the mother of two children. “She smelled too bad, make a fresh home.”
Muljadi assess the increase in sales of the Tuberose is affected by the fall holidays and leave together ahead of Idul Fitri. According to him, if the schedule falls off with the 4-5 days ahead of Eid, the tuberose sales will decline, but not too significant.
“So depending on the holiday of Eid fall when, as in 2008, when it fell off a longer time after Lebaran, so our sales to decline,” said Muljadi. “Yes, because people do not have time to buy.”

Sarungtinyu patties, Promising Home Based Recipes

jaysonhyd   November 27, 2016  
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Culinary business ideas can come from anywhere. Even the food that we usually eat at home, which may have previously considered normal, could become a promising business. Provided that there is a strong intention, whatever can produce the coffers of dollars

This is the underlying Amanda, Saeful and his two friends. Their average age is under 25 years old was thought to make business. After each of their ideas, eventually named patties Sarungtinyu culinary style that they choose to be their business.

“We are inspired from the many spicy foods on the market. Chips if it always, we want to try something different but also spicy. So we try the cakes,” says Amanda who is familiarly called Manda to detikbandung.

Sarungtinyu own name of course meaningful. Cakes he made it shaped like a boxing glove.

“Sarungtinyu also punched the right philosophy when it nampol tuh. Whilst our cakes taste as well pedesnya nampol, so named after sarungtinyu. Why not boxing gloves, because if not you people like to mention Sunda boxing gloves so tinyu gloves, sandals so senal,” said Manda with a laugh.

Just two months into the culinary business. Manda two colleagues resigned, until now only Sarungtinyu managed by Manda and her boyfriend Saeful.

Manda cakes are created equal as we often make at home. Manda said he did not have a special recipe of cakes he made.

“The recipe fabricate. Material yes potatoes, celery, etc., so the recipes themselves alone try to find any really delicious. So I love-love recipes that important good,” he said relaxing.

Manda perkedelnya initially marketed in the campus cafeteria. Then Manda market through twitter with the name @ sarungtinyu.

“At first sell-sell in the cafeteria, through the fuel, now selling same on twitter. Much love, make snacks,” said student Padjajaran the class of 2007.

Manda admitted selling cakes Sarungtinyu enjoy this. He could not believe homemade cakes liked a lot. “Yes baseball nyangka wrote, likable people. Even now nobody wants the same franchise in Jayapura, Pontianak,” said long-haired woman.

This is 7 Oil and Gas Company Reaches Oil Production Target

jaysonhyd   November 25, 2016  
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Jakarta – Special Unit Managing Upstream Oil and Gas (Migas SKK) recorded as many as 7 Contractors Cooperation Contract (PSC) oil production surpassed the target of state budget 2013.

PSC’s seventh among others:

ConocoPhillips Indonesia Ltd managed to achieve oil production by an average of 34 867 barrels per day from the target in the state budget in 2013 amounted to 32 890,
Vico Indonesia managed to produce as much as 13,740 barrels of oil per day from the target of 13 010 barrels per day,
Medco E & P Indonesia (S & C Sumatra) managed to produce 6,841 barrels of oil per day from the target of 6,630 barrels per day,
PHE ONWJ managed to produce 38 996 barrels of oil per day from the target of 38 080 barrels per day,
Chevron Pacific Indonesia managed to produce 323 014 barrels of oil per day from the target of 319 430 barrels per day
Medco E & P Indonesia (Rimau) managed to produce 14,086 barrels of oil per day from the target of 14,060 barrels per day
ConocoPhillips (Grissik) Ltd managed to produce 9,435 barrels of oil per day from its target of 9,430 barrels per day.

Head of Oil and Gas SKK Rudi Rubiandini said the PSC is still not able to meet the target set in the state budget-2013 as well as targets in the Work Programme and Budget (WP & B) in 2013, then the PSC are immediately improve their performance in order to meet the targets set.

“Performance targets are not reached so soon improved to the national oil production target could also be exceeded. What we are doing right now is working for the State, for the national interest because it lets us collaborate and work together,” Rudi said in a written statement, Wednesday (7/31/2013)

He said a number of non-technical constraints such as the licensing process in local government, including the issue of sealing oil wells crude oil theft is still a major persolaan in an effort to increase national oil production.

Rudi hope the Regents participate and support efforts to increase domestic oil production in order to improve the welfare of the people in Indonesia.

“State revenue from oil and gas are not only enjoyed by the people in the oil and gas producing areas but also enjoyed by the public at the end of the island in the archipelago that has no oil. Due to direct oil and gas revenues into the State account and straight into the oil and gas revenues in the state budget enjoyed by the whole people Indonesia from Sabang to Merauke, “he said.

He also said the state’s revenues from the management of upstream oil and gas in the first half of this year reached U.S. $ 18.7 billion from the target set by U.S. $ 18.4 billion for the first half of the year.

While oil production in the same period reached an average of 831,118 barrels per day or 99% of the target set in the state budget in 2013 amounted to an average of 840,000 barrels of oil per day.

Formalin-Free Cut Chicken Business typical Bang Nojeng

jaysonhyd   November 24, 2016  
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Getting a healthy and halal food is a demand and need for masyarat. However, still found rogue traders who sell food using dangerous preservatives like formalin chicken or chicken syringe.

Seeing these conditions, Suparno or familiarly called Bang Nojeng finally moved sells chicken pieces “ASUH” or short for safe, healthy, whole and halal for consumption.

“Based on information from the public that the chicken was still circulating in the community found using preservative-macem macem. Cuts I want to make a reply, I do not use formaldehyde can,” said Bang Nojeng to detikFinance in JCC Senayan Jakarta, Thursday (13/9 / 2012).

Bang Nojeng departing from home-based business since 1983 cutting chicken then decided to change the concept of business since December 20, 2011 by selling fresh chicken with quality cooling manufacturer yet economical prices.

“We’re packed with good packaging, I do not want to lose the packaging manufacturer,” he added.

Advantages that Nojeng Bang chicken pieces have been sold at 24 outlets in Jakarta has a different flavor than the chicken sold in the market.

“When using ice it closes the pores, protein-protein animal protein but it does not come out of the chicken was freshly cut open pores so there could be contaminated with the scent but if we are truly never alone fell onto the floor,” he added.

Thanks to hard work, Bang Nojeng can now supply fresh chicken for resotran and upper middle class consumers in Jakarta up to 3 tons per day. But the achievements of Bang Nojeng not stop there, he wanted to introduce the concept of healthy and fresh chicken at economical prices in traditional markets.

“We do not make a profit but selling lots and lots of booths in each market introducing traditional,” he concluded.

Are you interested in ordering or would like to know more about the products HEALTHY chicken ala Bang Nojeng. You can come to abattoirs (slaughterhouses) Crab Swamp Road.

This reason Yusuf Mansur Hotel Business Joint Venture Acquisition

jaysonhyd   November 22, 2016  
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JAKARTA, – Ustaz Yusuf Mansur turns out to have its own reasons for making the business of the Joint Venture Enterprises congregation funds. Even the joint funds can be used to acquire the hotel and turn it into a hotel for pilgrims and Umrah.

Chairman of the Joint Venture business owned Enterprises Yusuf Mansur, Arief Mufti, said the reason for this famous preachers make the business because he believes that Indonesia is very rich. Even according to analyst projections, Indonesia is believed to be a superpower.

“But we was funny. Ustaz Yusuf Mansur right Betawi, he kept thinking of Indonesia’s property behind. He considers that the Indonesian people not to miss business. Treasures Do not let it circulate in certain sectors (foreign owned),” Aries said at the conference FSA press office, Jakarta, Monday (29/07/2013).

Aries regard, the joint business is a fund of the people, by the people and for the people. Therefore, these funds can be rotated to generate profitable business. However, Aries is still reluctant to comment on the value of the proceeds from a joint business venture, especially funds that can be used to acquire Paragon Hotel Soekarno Hatta airport in Tangerang district and is now converted into a hotel Siti.

“The issue of funding, there will be an official release. We did not make a statement about it. Data will be verified again, they are consolidated, so that there is no mistake,” said Vice Chairman of the Expert Council of Islamic Economic Society (MES) is.

Currently, the FSA suggested that Yusuf Mansur public companies to make business overshadow the Joint Effort. Because, so far, the business people do not obey the rules of the stock market, let alone the promised gains of up to 8 percent.

Up turnover, Kalbe Farma Gets Rp 922 Billion Profit

jaysonhyd   November 22, 2016  
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Net income of PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (KLBF) rose 14.2% in the first half of 2013 to Rp 922 billion. The rise in profits was driven significant sales growth.

In line with net income, earnings per share also increased to Rp 20 per share from Rp 17 per share. While net sales grew by 18.9% to Rp 7.421 trillion from Rp 6.244 trillion in the same period in 2012.

“Despite rising inflation, we see the demand for pharmaceutical products, consumer health and nutrition products can last up to the first half of 2013,” said Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary Kalbe Vidjongtius in a press release on Wednesday (31/07/2013).

Gross profit increased by 18.3% to Rp 3,623 billion, in line with sales growth. The ratio of gross profit to sales decreased 0.3% to 48.8% from 49.1% in the first half of last year, among others, due to the impact of the depreciation of Rupiah and change the composition of the business.

“We remain wary of the rupiah and anticipate continued volatility in the short term and their impact on the Company’s margins. Nevertheless, we remain confident of achieving the target this year,” he said.

Prescription Drug Division recorded net sales of Rp 1,887 trillion, up 18.1%, driven mainly by volume growth. Prescription Drug division contributed 25% to total net sales.

Health Division recorded growth of 19% to net sales of Rp 1,194 trillion. Health Division contributed 16% to total sales

Nutrition Division maintains the momentum achieved net sales of USD 1.759 trillion, an increase of 32.1% over the same period in 2012. Nutrition division now contributes 24% to total sales.

Distribution and Logistics division grew 11.6% to reach sales of Rp 2,581 billion. Distribution and Logistics division contributed 35% to total net sales, down from 37% in the first half of 2012.

National E-Retailer Home Security Store Expands to a New Building in Southern California

jaysonhyd   November 15, 2016  
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Home Security Store, Inc.

has seen strong and steady growth over the past several years. So much so, that the company has purchased an even bigger warehouse and office space building in Southern California.
“We need more room to grow. We were running out of room in our old warehouse,” said Home Security Store Vice-President Ralph Winn, who has more than 37 years of experience in the security industry.
Home Security Store is the premiere online e-commerce website specializing in affordable Do-It-Yourself wireless and hardwired home alarms, security camera systems, fire protection products, spy equipment, survival gear, home automation devices and more. In addition, the company’s website offers useful video tutorials, tips, security news and educational articles teaching homeowners how to optimize home security in order to help prevent property loss and damage.
Through its website, Home Security Store informs visitors how a DIY security installation can save money. Home Security Store sells name brand equipment directly to the public with same-day shipping option and technical support.
Winn says this is the second time in the past several years that the company has had to move in order to accommodate the business’ growth.
Home Security Store’s new home is a 33,000-square-foot building located on the Riverside and Corona city line. Acquiring such a central location will allow the company to also engage with local installers in Riverside, Corona, and the surrounding Orange County area.
“Great customer service and free top-notch tech support has been at the core of Home Security Store’s plan for success since it opened its doors and this will continue as the company grows,” adds Winn.
“Today, in the home security field, there are so many competitors to choose from, which is a major hurdle in trying to get the attention of potential customers. Nevertheless, Home Security Store has optimized its online business since the mid-1990s, and still does today, by bringing customers the best of service with seasoned technical professionals and a product line which features the latest technology to help make your property safe and life easy,” Winn said.
With that in mind, Winn adds that the company has long had the trust of DIY home and business owners nationwide and is expanding to a new market of local installers, as well.
“The new location has landed us in an ideal and centralized area in Southern California. The new building will allow us the means to truly serve the wholesale market. This means we will provide the contractor a comfortable place to not only purchase from, but a friendly environment to come and learn about the newest trends and get hands-on training,” said Home Security Store’s Wholesale Account Manager Andre Perkic.
About Home Security Store, Inc.
Home Security Store is the premiere online e-commerce website specializing in affordable DIY wireless and hardwired home alarms, security camera systems, fire protection devices, spy equipment, survival gear, home automation technology and more. The company brings together highly trained, professional technicians and a state-of-the-art product line to provide the most comprehensive security source found online.