Indonesian Cement profit soars Rp 2.58 Trillion

PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk recorded a growth in financial performance in the first semester of 2013 increased compared to the same period last year. Recorded a net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion or Rp 436 per share, an increase of 22.9 percent.

Semen Indonesia President Director Dwi Soetjipto said Indonesian Cement net profit growth in line with the achievement of revenue, which stood at Rp 11.4 trillion, an increase of 31.9 percent over the same period last year, which stood at Rp 8.6 trillion.

“Revenue is supported by the total cement sales volume stood at 12.23 million tons, an increase of 18.3 percent over the same period last year amounted to 10.32 million tons,” said Dwi in Jakarta, Monday (29/7).

While the national cement sales volumes (industry-red) grew 7.5 percent to 27.83 million tons compared to the previous period, which stood at 25.89 million tonnes. “The increase in sales is outpacing the growth of the Indonesian Cement industry plant operations supported by Tonasa Tuban IV and V and the solid synergies, particularly in the areas of marketing and distribution in the Indonesian Cement Group. So that we are able domestic market share increased to 43.6 percent from 40.9 percent last year, “said Dwi.

Most of the company’s revenue, said Dwi, comes from the domestic market amounted to Rp 10.91 trillion, equivalent to 95.53 percent of total revenue in the first half of this year, an increase of 26.42 percent compared to the position of sales in the same period last year amounting to Rp 8.63 trillion.

In addition to maintaining dominance in the domestic market, Indonesian Cement also continue to boost sales to foreign markets, especially countries in Southeast Asia.

At least, that from January to June this year, Indonesian Cement has achieved record revenues in foreign markets amounted to Rp 511.64 billion. This number is said Dwi jumped nearly 170 percent compared to sales in the first semester abroad last year only amounted to Rp 30.34 billion. “We will continue to expand the market from year to year,” said the man who brought four awards in the SOE Award 2013.

Dharma Satya Nusantara CPO Production Up 31.1%

PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG) increase the production of Crude Palm Oil (CPO) to 145.397 tonnes, up by 31.1 percent over the same period last year.

Director of Dharma Satya Nusantara Djojo Boentoro said, FFB production volume increase is due to increased crop area is mature and age of the Company’s plants.

“The expansion is still in accordance with the scheduled, new planting progress the Company achieved in the period January to June 2013 reached 4,195 hectares, an increase of 116 percent compared to the same period last year,” he said in a written statement on Wednesday (31/07/2013 ).

Mature plants increased the total area of 42 333 hectares in 2012, to 48 470 hectares in 2013, while the productivity of fresh fruit bunches (FFB) per hectare to 11.9 tonnes per hectare increased 9 percent over the same period the previous year.

The CPO sales volume, increased significantly by 30.5 percent to 147.693 tons. Increases also occurred in FFB production during the period January to June 2013, which reached 555,570 tons, an increase of 28 percent compared with the same period a year earlier.

FFB processed while reaching 600 350 tonnes, up 35.0 percent from a year ago, which is obtained from the core plantations, smallholders and third parties.

In terms of efficiency, up to June 2013, the company also managed to maintain the Oil Extraction Rate (OER) CPO average level of 24.2 percent and an average of Free Fatty Acids (FFA) of approximately 2.6 per cent.

As of end 2013, the company expects the new plantings to 8,000 acres, consisting of the core consisting of 4,200 and 3,800 for the plasma.

Esemka: We Raft Alone, Not Import from China

Some internet sites quip about Esemka similarity with the cars from China. Esemka guarantee, their cars are their own and do not claim to import from China.

According to the owner of the workshop ‘Kiat Motor’ Haji Sukiyat which is the figure behind Esemka, essentially making the same car.

“The car was not it at all. Similar all. Starting from the chassis to make the given body. But clearly this (Esemka) is my inspiration, just take it from everywhere,” he said when contacted detikOto.

Learning Coordinator Creative Industries in SMK 2 Surakarta Dwi Martono Budhi previously said Esemka fraction components imported from Korea, and Japan and China. Still Esemka components are made from 80 percent local.

“Esemka and different Timor. Timor, Korea, and we (Esemka) Indonesia. Were only a few parts of China, Korea and Japan,” said the teacher in SMK 2 Surakarta was to detikOto, Thursday (5/1/2012).

For Esemka engine block, said the man who was familiarly called Toto was produced in PT Autocar Industrial Components (AIK) in Karachi.

The chassis itself made the following rims are produced in Indonesia. Meanwhile, piston ring, valve, alternator from Japan. For the injection system of Korea. Following transmission kopelnya ordered Fuday brand in China. Not only that axle for propulsion Esemka also accidentally imported from China.

In the year 2010, PR SMK 1 Singosari Malang said Agus Sudarto car assembly results arable students of vocational school that was studied for the automotive industry in China is prioritizing cottage industry.

With that goal, said Agus, home-based automotive industry is expected to grow rapidly. Happen in countries like China.

“So according to plan this car will be produced by home industry, not the manufacturer. From the beginning that’s the goal,” he said.

Esemka also had to make a beautiful Chinese automakers are interested and approached SMK Esemka makers to be invited to work together.

Pros Cons So Put

The presence of artificial Esemka vocational students received positive feedback from the community. But that does not mean no reproach. But in response to the ‘opposition’ is, one of the originators Esemka take it as input.

“In all of the pros and cons of the ordinary. Ordinary ditanggapinya So, let’s assume all of the input for us,” said Haji Kiat.

The man who was familiarly called Haji Kiat was indeed one of the originators Esemka. He who provides for the use of his workshop students perform the Job Training or street vendors who in turn directed to make their own cars.

“Regardless of all the pros and cons of it, I hope a lot of people who want to contribute their knowledge to the students of Indonesia, our country surely prosper. I am sure that all the help, do not need heroics, aids according to ability alone, happened to my ability in the automotive, “he said.

Response when asked about the expectations of society and the many politicians who use Esemka as politics, Haji Kiat responded casually.

“My intention is only to help, regardless turns out the car was so or not, it depends on the students. I just helped,” he concluded.

The story of Home Based Entrepreneurs Raup Turnover Pastries Rp 1 Billion At Eid

As usual, the annual event and Eid Fasting brings blessings to the home pastry manufacturers, such as Kampung Utami Donuts (DKU).

Starting from selling donuts round in the villages and schools, Rosidah Widya Utami DKU brand owner managed businesses manage cookies ‘kampung’ upscale flavor.

Rosidah always flooded with orders. Unmitigated, in this year’s Lebaran turnover pastries home to break out over USD 1 billion.

“If fasting and Eid sales rose dramatically. Turnover can be up more than Rp 1 billion, last year turnover is USD 500 million. Fasting and Eid bring blessings yes, working 2 months of the results could be eaten for 2 years,” said Rosidah to detikFinance, in Jakarta, Sunday (08/11/2013).

According Rosidah, pastry production is now sold out the public interest. Not only from Jakarta and surrounding areas, dry cake which is produced in Jombang, East Java, has been extended to Kalimantan and Sumatra.

“The biggest demand of Jakarta and its surroundings, then followed from Borneo and Sumatra,” he said.

So many orders, he had to help workers to meet consumer demand. Today, the home-based business is owned Rosida join assisted at least 40 employees.

It turned out pretty itutidak aid workers. Without meaning to reject, Rosidah forced to ‘take off’ orders up to 30% of the total demand amounting to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million.

“A lot of orders to the extent not kepegang. Approximately 30% of orders are not handled so many, could be worth up to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million was missing. Peak right at H-7 yes but 3 weeks before Eid we’ve stop receiving orders due to demand overload occurs there, “he explained.

According Rosidah, retaining customers is the key to providing the best service and quality.

2016 Toyota Engine Plant will Operate

In order to enhance its production, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) of Japan through its subsidiary PT Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMIN) announced it will begin production of engines for vehicles other than * IMV (Innovative International Multi-Purpose Vehicle) series in a new plant that will operate at half early 2016.
Location of a new plant adjacent to the factory in Karawang TMMIN existing. Previously, Toyota has announced the purchase of 150 hectares of land to be used for the construction of a new engine plant in November of 2012.
Plant with a production capacity of 216,000 units this year with an investment of 2.3 trillion rupiah, or about 23 billion yen. TMMIN also plans to increase the workforce by 400 people in line with the production activities at the plant. More than 50 percent of the production will be exported to the global market, Toyota released Friday (26/07).
Construction of this plant in order for the development of Indonesia’s automotive industry. In addition, Toyota also always developing products that exceed customer expectations in line with the spirit to contribute significantly in the development of Indonesia’s automotive industry.
For now TMMIN engine producing around 195,000 units per year for vehicle type 1 IMV in Sunter, North Jakarta factory to meet the needs of the domestic market and also exports to several countries in the ASEAN region, Latin America and Africa. Combination existing engine plant and a new engine plant will make TMMIN as one of the production bases and supply are very important for Toyota globally.

DSNG Records Rp 260 Billion Operating Profit

JAKARTA – PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG) in the first semester of 2013 an operating profit of Rp 260 billion in the first half of 2013, up 9% over the previous period of only Rp 238 billion. This is mainly due to the decrease in cost of sales per ton of crude palm oil (CPO) of 8.4% from USD 4.7 million in the first half of 2012 to Rp 4.3 million.

“Although the price of CPO in the international market this year has decreased, the company managed to maintain the gross profit margin of 28% as of last year, and operating profit margin at the level of 15%,” said Andrianto Oetomo, Vice President Director of PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG), in a press release.

Recorded net sales of Rp 1.7 trillion. The amount of net sales contributed by the plantation sector reaches 60% or Rp 1 trillion and wood products sector reaches 40% or approximately Rp 0.7 trillion. The revenue contribution from the plantation sector increased 55% compared to last year.

As of June 2013, total assets of the Company’s total of Rp 5.7 trillion, up 11% compared to the last year of Rp 5.1 trillion. Total equity of the Company to Rp 1.9 trillion, an increase of 35.6%.

Petrochemical plant construction is expected to hit imports

Director General of the Ministry of Industry, Manufacturing Industry, Panggah Susanto said, with the new petrochemical plant planned to be built in West Papua is expected to reduce the number of Indonesian imports of raw materials.

“These projects will be able to reduce the importation of raw materials which, according to the data in 2012 reached 16 billion U.S. dollars for chemical raw materials,” said Panggah after witnessing the signing of the MoU between Ferrostaal Industrial Projects by PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk, in Jakarta on Thursday.

He said that with the cooperation will be produced basic products, such as propylene and polypropylene, which will not reduce the importation of raw materials.

“Hopefully, in 2019 to be operational, which we seek is how as soon as possible to get gas allocation,” he said.

Panggah explain step construction of the plant is part of the Ministry of Industry to develop two important sectors in Indonesia related to the chemical industry base and base metals.

“Two of the basic industries we encourage its development, it is important because it aligned with the growth of domestic industry, which will increase the need for raw materials and capital goods,” he said.

He said later that the results of the plant is expected to require an investment of $ 1.8 billion will be earmarked for the domestic market.

“Domestic demand is big enough, then it will be destined for the domestic market,” he said.

Lucky Cement Indonesia Rp 2.58 T in 6 Months, Up 23%

State-owned cement holding Indonesia Tbk, PT Semen successfully obtained a net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion in the first half of 2013. This profit rose 22.9% over the same period last year.

Semen Indonesia President Director Dwi Soetjipto said net profit was supported by the 31.9% increase in revenue to Rp 11.4 trillion. From the same period last year to Rp 8.6 trillion.

The income supported a total cement sales volume stood at 12.23 million tons, an increase of 18.3% over the same period last year amounted to 10.32 million tonnes, which consists of domestic sales volume amounted to 12.14 million tons (an increase of 18 %) and export sales of 0.09 million tonnes (up 170%).

While the national cement sales volumes (industry) grew 7.5% to 27.83 million tonnes compared to the previous period, which stood at 25.89 million tonnes.

“The increase in sales is outpacing the growth of the Indonesian Cement industry plant operations supported by Tonasa Tuban IV and V and the solid synergies, especially in the field of marketing and distribution in Indonesia Cement Group, so we were able domestic market share increased to 43.6% from last year’s 40 , 9%. We will continue to expand the market from year to year, “Dwi said in a press release on Monday (07/29/2013).

Most of the company’s revenue comes from the domestic market amounted to Rp 10.91 trillion, equivalent to 95.53% of total revenue in the first half of this year, an increase of 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. Markets in Java contributed revenue of Rp 5.72 trillion (52.43% of total domestic sales), while consumers outside of Java contribute to 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 same period last year of Rp 30.34 billion.

Shark fin hunt, Between Reproduction and Business That Tantalize

In the midst of controversy over the shark hunt, fish processing business is protected at the same time step is apparently more prevalent and certainly very profitable.

It was recognized Ridwan (45), one of the businessmen shark fin processing home industry in the Village Gratitunon, District Grati, Pasuruan. He admitted in the month of shark fin sales turnover mecapai hundreds of millions of dollars. “In a month, turnover could reach USD 500 million,” said Ridwan talking with detiksurabaya.com in his home on Sunday (03/31/2013).

His shark fin processing business just started 3 months ago. Shark fin materials imported from eastern Indonesia, including Papua, Lombok to Kendari.

Although only started 3 months, Ridwan business thriving and growing. Aided by 45 employees who are mostly women, in a month it can treat between 50-100 tons of raw materials shark fins.

The processed products he sells to restaurants in major cities and exported to Taiwan. Selling price of shark fin that has been processed to reach Rp 3.5 million per kilo gram. “It was the most good after sorting. There are also costs only Rp 250 thousand per kilogram,” he added.

Opu, greeting familiar Ridwan not hesitate to reveal the shark fin processing. According to shark fin processing are not too difficult.

Fin material soaked overnight. Then boiled with the fire around 60 degrees for 3-5 minutes. Completed boiled, skin removed, cut open to remove the bone-thin sliced ​​tpis on demand. After it was washed again and dried in the sun to dry.

“It is finished, sorted again before packed,” said Opu.

Admittedly, shark fin processing business is very profitable. He claimed it had never been lost. The only thing that he’s worried about is the availability of raw materials. “Do not be late for the raw materials are the challenges,” he hoped.

Mentioned that sharks are a protected animal step, Opu resignedly admitted if at any time a shark hunt completely stopped.

Menu processed shark fins sold in the usual upscale eateries. Thin slices of shark fin soup which is commonly used menu priced at Rp 1.3 million per serving.

Content of collagen present in shark fins makes it very expensive. Collagen is a substance contained therein could renewing skin cells thus slowing aging. In addition, also as natural supplements for vitality.

Pursue Self-Sufficiency Sugar, Please Build 10 Factory

State-Owned Enterprises Minister Dahlan Iskan, Tuesday, July 23, 2013, reveals that there is still a long way to achieve self-sufficiency in Indonesia.

He acknowledged, self-sufficiency can not be achieved although the largest sugar factory in Indonesia which built PT Industri Gula Glenmore already operating.

“To be able to achieve self-sufficiency in sugar, it took a minimum of 10 plants like this again (factory Glenmore),” Dahlan said, when met after the event determining the sugar plant construction contractor in the Ministry of Enterprise, Jakarta.

Dahlan said that the company already has plans to build a similar plant. However, at this time has not been able to find where the exact location.

Former president of the National Electricity Company also said, not knowing whether the factories that will be done by the private sector in collaboration with state or inter-state again.

For location, Dahlan admitted still looking for the right place. However, there are some nominations in Sulawesi and Lampung.

Meanwhile, Dahlan called for the construction of PT Industri Gula Glenmore plant could be completed in 22 months. Therefore, all the things that could hinder the development are fulfilled.

For example, for the land, according to him, it is 100 percent complete, because no land acquisition is required. Financing side also there is no problem anymore. “So, the important thing is serious work to be completed in order to plant,” he said.