Takjil Transaction achieve Rp 4 bilions

BOGOR-Who says business takjil during Ramadan is home-based business with minimal turnover. In Bogor, turnover of the business is actually small medium businesses billions of dollars.

During the last six days, the velocity of money to commodities takjil Ramadan City Rain turns to reach Rp 4 billion. Average daily transaction estimated at Rp680 million.
This does not include culinary shopping “street” during fasting, such as in the cafe tent, stalls pecel catfish, seafood or cottage. The transaction is expected to double, from 3 billion to 6 billion per night.

A trader takjil in Jalan Padjadjaran, Ernie claimed could sell 200 packs per day. “Not only compote, but there lupis, golosor noodles, and fried foods. The price is Rp 5,000 per pack, so my turnover approximately one million dollars. Fortunately Rp200 thousand per day, “he explained.

At least there are five centers takjil in Bogor, which is in Housing Yasmin, Jalan Tegalgundil Bantarjati, Suryakencana Street, Fountain Roundabout, and the dam area. Not infrequently, the height of the seasonal market spill resulted in congestion due to the crowds of visitors.

On average in every village there are 10 traders takjil, it is estimated that there are 680 traders takjil in 68 villages in the city of Bogor. When a trader doing an average transaction of Rp 1 million, then the velocity of money to commodities takjil around Rp680 million.

“That figure is logical, very logical. Bogor is quite consumptive, so that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the field of culinary enthusiasts never quiet, “said the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Bogor, Radar Bogor to Erik Suganda (Group JPNN), yesterday.

Erik said, Bogor City Chamber of Commerce study culinary related transactions always scored five feet high. “From the afternoon, at about 16:00 in the morning until late, transaction hawkers around Rp3 billion. At Ramadan, increased 100 percent because many people break their fast on the outside of the house, “he explained.

Meanwhile, economic observers Bogor, Nusa Muktiaji said the high turnover of describing a culture of consumption. “It tends to over-consumptive culture. A number of commodities which is usually not consumed, it sought during Ramadan, such as pastries, “he said.

Batik entrepreneurs Complaining Export Difficulties

Batik entrepreneurs of small and medium scale industries in Surakarta complain of difficulty for export. Difficulties due to the high export standards applied by the government, such as production standards, labels, and hospitable environment. To meet the standards, the costs are also not small.
»What we regret, government implement high standards and difficult to batik to be exported. Though Indonesian batik, “said the owner of batik Lor Market Ing, Widhiarso, as marketing strategy discussions batik in the international market at the Islamic University of Batik (UNIBA) Surakarta, Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
On the other hand, the government seemed to ease the entry of goods imported into Indonesia. As a result, Indonesia is controlled by imported products, including batik textiles. “Unfortunately, our society is happy with smelling product imports.”
He asked the government to facilitate the export process for batik. As a cultural heritage of Indonesia, batik role introduced and became an icon of Indonesia in the international world. He admitted during the batik entrepreneurs, especially in the village of batik Laweyan, have attempted to adjust to the foreign buyer. For example about the style, quality, and environmentally friendly production processes. According to him, the government rules actually hinder exports.
Other batik entrepreneurs, Achmad Soelaiman, said other challenges batik exports come from the country of destination. As in Malaysia which forbids existing Indonesian batik products into the country. »The goal is to protect their batik industry based in Terengganu and Kelantan,” said Puspa Kencana batik owners.
For that, he tried to outsmart by offering a white cloth as raw material of batik in Malaysia. Malaysian batik entrepreneurs usually bring a white cloth from Thailand and China.
Having established the business long enough, eventually he gained the confidence to produce Malaysian batik in Indonesia. »Then exported to Malaysia,” he said. He added, Laweyan batik entrepreneurs actually start exporting batik since the 1970s, although the numbers are limited.
Lecturer UNIBA Surakarta, Siti Endang Rahayu, said sales of batik Laweyan quite encouraging. To prevail in the international market, he advises entrepreneurs batik attention to culture in the country of destination, the efficiency of the production process to improve competitiveness, and look at the rules. For example, should not be using a mixture of certain ingredients in the production process.

BlackBerry Sales Sluggish, Profit Drops 39% Erajaya

Erajaya Swasembada Tbk PT (ERAA) recorded a 38.9% decline in net income to Rp 129.8 billion in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period last year of Rp 212.4 billion. Profit fell because of sluggish sales of the BlackBerry which started early this year.

BlackBerry sales that have accounted for the largest portion of revenue to the company must be reduced. Consequently, total turnover alias Erajaya participate eroded revenue.

The Company recorded net sales decreased by 6.7% to Rp 5.976 trillion in the first half of 2013 compared to net sales in the same period of the previous year of Rp 6.406 trillion.

The company’s operating profit also fell by 30% to Rp 214.6 billion compared with the same period of the previous year which reached Rp 306.7 billion.

Director of Marketing and Communications Erajaya Djatmiko Ward said the decline in sales due to the new rules of import of mobile phones causing the import process becomes longer. As a result, the supply for uninterrupted sales.

“Two weeks things could not get in, the automatic result of stock and sales hampered,” said Djatmiko exposure time performance, at the Capital Residence Sudirman, Jakarta, Wednesday (31/07/2013).

In addition, he said, the decline in sales was also due to the floods that hit Jakarta in January that led to the loss of sales for 10-14 days. Start fading prestige BlackBerry brand in the Indonesian market since the beginning of the year also led to the sales down.

“Because of this flood hampered our distribution channels,” he said.

He said the decline in sales was also followed by lower sales volume for mobile phones to 4.9 million in the first half of 2013 from 5.2 million in the same period the previous year. Mobile phones and tablets recorded the most substantial contribution accounted for 88.1% of net sales to Rp 5.267 trillion in the first semester of 2013 from Rp 5.996 trillion in the same period the previous year.

Meanwhile, the average selling price for all mobile phone brands also fell to 1,070,578 in the first half of 2013 from 1,144,218 in the same period the previous year.

Buy New Machine for Sugar Factory Sidoarjo, PTPN X dug Rp 145 Billion

Plantations PT Nusantara X (Persero) drizzle investment of Rp 145.3 billion to revitalize the sugar mill (PG) in PG Krembong, Sidoarjo. Investment includes the purchase of new machinery to increase capacity of 1,600 tons of cane per day (TCD) to 2,300 TCD.

Director of PTPN X Subiyono said the importance of pushing the PG to increase production capacity. Because there are 1847 sugar mills with small capacity in Indonesia. Where one of them is PG Krembong.

“Revitalization PG Kremboong will be PG-capacity model of the development of small to medium scale PG with large-scale business that is not only sugar but also produce electricity,” said Subiyono in a statement on Sunday (06/09/2013).

Prior PG Kremboong has 18 units of manual machines. Later changed to 2 units of automatic machine with a capacity of 1,500 kilograms per cycle. Sugar packing machine changed from an open to a closed system, so the more sterile and increase sugar production hygiene.

The machine will also serve for storage of energy by using turbines with a capacity of 4MW alternator that can produce surplus electricity. 2014 is expected to be realized by the program co-generation process bagasse into electricity to be sold to PLN.

“Program co-generation at PG Kremboong is part of an effort to optimize the economic potential of sugar cane produces not only sugar.’s Co-generation program complements a similar program that has been and will be held in PG and PG Ngadiredjo New Pesantren, Kediri,” he explained

Next is the installation of the boiler efficiency of high-pressure steam, so as to reduce loss of 2.8 percent to 2.3 percent.

In terms of quality, whiteness levels according to the scale ICUMSA (International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis) will drop from 180 IU to 100 IU. ICUMSA is a class standards of quality (grade) of sugar color is determined by a set of IU or International Units. Sugar ICUMSA intervals ranging 45-4600 IU. The lower the ICUMSA, the bright colors of sugar, and sugar in general is increasingly good quality.

Subiyono stated, PG Kremboong development will be integrated with other PG PG-exist in Sidoarjo, namely PG and PG Watoetoelis Toelangan. PG The third cluster included in Delta.

“In the scheme clusters, PG Kremboong be central to the development of co-generation process bagasse into electricity. Watoetoelis PG and PG Toelangan will be the supplier of sugarcane pulp. Accordingly, there is no resource is wasted in each PG,” said Subiyono

In 2013, PG Krembong targeting production of 29316.9 tons with a yield of sugar (sugar cane) is expected to reach 8.36 percent. In 2012 production reached 20 039 tons of sugar, up 7.94 percent from a year ago about 18558.5 tons.

Sugarcane land area within PG Kremboong reach 3,365 hectares in 2012, and this year is targeted to increase to 4,117 hectares. PG Krembong recorded profit growth of Rp 4, 55 billion in 2011 to Rp10, 01 billion in 2012.

Sinar Mas Profit Drops 39.8 Percent

Net income PT. Sinar Mas Agro Resources and Technology Tbk. (SMART) tumbled 39.8 percent during the first half of this year, or Rp 795.42 billion from Rp 1.11 trillion.

Based on the company’s disclosure to the Indonesia Stock Exchange, Thursday, August 1, 2013, which can diatrirbusikan profit to equity holders of the parent decreased due to the company’s net sales were eroded to Rp 11.18 trillion. That figure is down 21.49 percent compared to the same period of the previous year of Rp 13.58 trillion.

While the cost of goods sold and agribusiness plantation companies had dropped to Rp 9.3 trillion from Rp 10.33 trillion. Operating expenses also dropped from Rp 1.62 trillion to Rp 881.12 billion. Thus, the company’s operating profit reached Rp 996.97 billion.

Earnings per share also fell by 110 points to Rp 277 per share from Rp 387 per share. SMART currently has total assets worth a total of Rp 15.04 trillion, with the composition of current assets amounting to Rp 5.24 trillion and non-current assets of Rp 9.8 trillion.

Weakening performance was also felt by the palm oil company PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk. (Aali). Aali recorded a decline in profit for the period during the first half of 2013 to Rp 745.64 billion from Rp 996.36 billion in the first half of 2012.

Of the company’s financial llaporan be published in the Indonesia Stock Exchange, July 29, 2013, Aali net income is lower than the second half of last year’s Rp 5.64 trillion to Rp 5.49 trillion. The company’s revenue eroded by the increased cost of revenue increased to Rp 4.03 trillion from Rp 3.84 trillion. This makes the company’s gross profit fell to Rp 1.45 trillion.

Permata Bank Net Income Up 15 Percent

JAKARTA-PT Bank Permata Tbk throughout the first half 2013 net profit of Rp 818 billion, up 15 percent compared with the same period in 2012.

Director of Bank Permata, David Fletcher said the company’s total operating income by the end of June 2013 amounted to Rp 3.2 trillion, up 12.28 percent compared with the same period last year to Rp 2.86 trillion.

The increase in operating income was driven by growth in net interest income and fee-based revenue (fee-based).

In this case, the net interest income grew 12 per cent year on year to Rp 2.56 trillion, while the fee-based income rose 11 percent from the same period in 2012, to Rp 638 billion.

On the other hand, bank lending grew 27 percent year on year from Rp 84.4 trillion at the end of June 2012 to Rp 106.9 trillion at the end of June 2013.

“Credit growth in almost all business segments, including strong growth in SME business, mortgage and lending to corporate and middle segments of the local market.’s Total assets reached Rp. 144.3 trillion, up 31% yoy from Rp 110.6 trillion per 30 June 2012, “said Fletcher.

More diverse funding base and grow sustainably. Third-party funding, including from Islamic-unit increased 32 percent yoy to Rp 116.1 trillion. Composition of demand deposits and savings deposits recorded an increase of respectively 16 percent yoy and 6 percent yoy.

Meanwhile deposits recorded strong growth at 41 per cent yoy. Sharia financing recorded a significant increase in the amount of 95 per cent yoy.

“I am pleased to convey that the Bank’s operational performance improved strongly in the first half of 2013 this through our disciplined in carrying out the strategy,” said Fletcher.

BSD Bag Sales of Rp 4, 19 Trillion

PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk (BSDE) recorded pre-sales of Rp 4, 19 trillion in the first semester of 2013. The achievement equivalent to a growth of 79 percent compared with the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp2, 35 trillion.

“In the first semester of 2013 BSDE has gained 60 percent or Rp 4, 19 trillion marketing sales target of 2013, the Company determined that 7 trillion,” said Director and Corporate Secretary of PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk, Hermawan Wijaya quoted from a written statement the company on Tuesday (16/07/2013).

Accelerated growth, he added, is sustained partnership strategy and solid demand for the products of particular residential property that we offer both in BSD City as well as in other projects that we manage.

Under the project, BSD City as a flagship project of the members of the group Sinar Mas Land posted the biggest contribution to marketing sales which amounted to 82 percent. While Tourism contributes the second largest city with a seven per cent next Grand Tourism Bekasi contribute five percent and others.

Based on segment income, the biggest contributor of marketing sales the first half of 2013, recorded by the proportion of land sales by 64 per cent to the total sales and marketing accounted for by the second largest contributor with 26 per cent of residential sales. This was driven by the sale of the land to the three strategic partners of the Company through a subsidiary that was formed by the joint venture scheme. The three partners are, among others, Hongkong Land, AEON Mall Japan and Dyandra.

“In 2012, contribution of land sales in the range of 32 percent residential and 58 percent was recorded. Segment of land this year be the growth driver for the Company, it is our strategy to double its growth through value creation on land-bank that we manage,” he explained.

Home Shop segment (Shophouse) during the first half of 2013 contributed nine percent or Rp391, 72 billion compared to gains in the same period in 2012 which is Rp169, 12 billion. This segment grew 43 percent year on year (yoy) and became the third largest contributor to the Company’s marketing sales.

Impact of Selling Assets in 2011, Merck Profit Drops 53%

Pharmaceutical and chemical company, PT Merck Tbk recorded a decrease in net income in 2012. The German issuers, incised profit of Rp 108 billion, down 53.24% from the previous period which amounted to Rp 231.16 billion.

Director of Finance Bambang Nurcahyo explain, the decline in 2012 net profit, due in 2011, the company is selling assets. This has an impact on revenues soaring Merck in 2011, while in 2012, there is no asset sales.

“The decline in performace 2012, causes the 2011 to sell property assets and Kemang BSD net profit of Rp 70 billion. Assets sold in 2011,” said Bambang at Public Expose Merck headquarters in Pasar Rebo, East Jakarta, Wednesday (20/03/2013).

In 2012, Merck’s sales reached Rp 930 billion, up 1.18% from the 2012 period amounted to Rp 919 billion. This sale, supported by three business units namely Chemicals Rp 359 billion, Merck Serono worth Rp 405 billion and Rp Consumer Healthcare 166 billion.

Merck also will perform a dividend of Rp 75 billion to shareholders. However, Bambang reluctant to mention the target profit, revenue and business plans and capital expenditures in 2013.

CIMB Group Raup RM 4.35 Billion Profit for 2012

CIMB Group Holding Berhad announced a net profit of RM 4.35 billion in fiscal year 2012. This figure is up 7.8% over the same period the previous year.

“We return a high profit for FY12 because almost all business units to increase revenue numbers,” said Group Chief Executive, CIMB Group, Dato Nazir Razak in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Wednesday (04/17/2013).

Recorded earnings are equivalent to net earnings per share valued at 58 cents and the rate of return on equity of 16%.

The company achieved net profit in the fourth quarter of FY12 stood at RM 1.082 billion, or 5.3% lower than 3Q12 net income, and lower by 4.5% from 4Q11 net profit, amounting to RM 1.133 billion.

“CIMB Group’s revenue in FY12 experienced increased 11.3% over the same period previous to RM 13.495 billion,” he added.

Net interest income rose by 10.6% while non-interest income increased 12.7% due to capital market transactions exceeded the highest plus increasingly aggressive treasury market activities.

“Without taking into account the advantages and CIMB Aviva deconsolidation amounted to RM250 million in 4Q11, an increase in non-interest income amounted to 19.8%,” said Nazir.

Increase in CIMB Group’s profit before tax was higher by 9.1% to RM 5.678 billion.

“Profit before tax generated regional consumer banking unit of CIMB Group in 2012 rose 23.9% to RM 2.323 billion,” he said.

PT CIMB Niaga Tbk (BNGA) to contribute pre-tax profit by 34% to CIMB Group. 2015 is expected to increase to 40%.

“I think 2015 could be 40 percent,” said Razak.

Even so, the Group has no plan to add an injection of capital into CIMB Niaga. “If Mr. Arwin capital may ask, but I think it has been pretty,” he continued.

Nazir said the target is given as see good prospects in the banking market in Indonesia.

“We see the ratio, very attractive. Terms of the macro-economy is also growing rapidly. Macro management and banking regulation is good,” said Nazir.

On the same occasion, President Director of CIMB Niaga, Arwin Rasyid, said CIMB Niaga has committed to continue to develop products and services micro and small enterprises (MSEs) in Indonesia while maintaining good credit quality.

“Our initiative is in line with Bank Indonesia regulations that establish bank credit portfolio in the MSE sector by 20 percent in stages by 2018,” said Arwin.

Responding to these rules, the CIMB Group is also committed to undergo such a rule.

“The rule is good, we will obey it,” he continued.

PTPN X to Issue Bonds Rp 700 Billion, Supports Business Expansion

Expected this year, PT Nusantara Plantation X (Persero) to issue bonds worth Rp 700 billion. Proceeds from the bond issue will be used to support the company’s expansion.

Preparation of the bond issue amid accelerated. “Using fiscal year 2012 financial statements, we expect bond issuance could take place the first half of this year,” said Finance Director PTPN X Dolly P. Pulungan in Surabaya, on Tuesday (04/09/2013).

The move has also been sanctioned mentioned the Ministry of SOEs. Later, PT Bahana Securities and PT AAA Securities to be implementing the underwriters in the issuance of these bonds.

“We get ratingA + Rating Agency of PT Indonesia (Pefindo.) This illustrates a stable outlook and the company’s performance continues to increase, so we’ll coupon bonds attractive to investors,” said Dolly P Pulungan.

The bond proceeds will be used for working capital replacement refinancing of banks with interest rates that are high enough to sustain the business three sugar mills (PG) in South Sulawesi, which Takalar PG, PG Bone, and PG Caming.

Three sugar mills, said Dolly P Pulungan, now managed by PTPN X corresponding duty of the Ministry of SOEs. With the proceeds of the bonds, the company could obtain cheaper funding costs than bank credit that has been used by the three PG.

“In the future we will be racing performance by improving the farming sector (on-farm) and processing (off-farm), especially with mechanized approach for optimal results,” added Dolly P Pulungan.

Three sugar factories in South Sulawesi, continued Dolly P Pulungan, has been working on a land area of ​​11,000 hectares. In the future, will be developed into 15,000 acres along the expansion.

PTPN X will apply best agricultural practices by providing superior varieties, cultivation methods are effective, and that grade plant processing systems by optimizing engine performance.

Dolly P Pulungan added, in addition to the three PG in South Sulawesi, the bond proceeds will also be devoted to boost the performance of eleven sugar factories owned by the company’s in East Java.

“We are targeting production of 538,000 tons of sugar this year, up from last year’s 494,000 tonnes. We are the market leader in national sugar industry since 2006 and until now has not been deterred,” he said.

Currently, PTPN X has 11 sugar mills in various cities in East Java, three tobacco plantations in Jember (East Java) and Klaten (Central Java), a subsidiary of the production of plastics, a subsidiary of the field of health care services, and investments in manufacturers edamame export oriented. In addition, the company was also tasked by the Ministry of SOEs to manage three PG in South Sulawesi who previously managed another state.

In addition to proceeds from the issuance of bonds, it also set up internal cash to sustain performance improvement. “We will improve the quality of the sugar with the purchase of five tools smoothing juice worth USD 25 billion, which is used to smooth juice with the ultimate goal of improving the efficiency of purification. If the quality of the sugar increases, automatic selling price of the auction will be increased. This is consequential to increase revenue,” he explained.

In 2012, PTPN X posted a pretax profit of Rp 506 billion, an increase of 140 percent compared to the achievements of 2011 amounting to Rp 210 billion.

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