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.