United Tractor Dividend Coverage Rp 2.31 Trillion

PT United Tractors Tbk (UNTR) will pay dividends of Rp 2.31 ​​trillion, or Rp 620 per share to shareholders. Issuer’s stock dividend UNTR coded 40% of net income in 2012 which reached Rp 5.78 trillion.

“Distribution of cash dividends amounting to Rp 620 per share, including the interim dividend of Rp 210 per share,” said Secretary Sara Loebis United Tractor Company after the General Meeting of Shareholders Year (AGM) Hotel Ritz Carlton Pacific Place, Jakarta, Monday (22 / 4/2013).

The interim dividend was paid on 2 November 2012, while the remaining Rp 410 per share will be paid on May 31, 2013.

“In addition to dividends, the shareholders also approved the residual net income after dividend will be recorded as income in the resistance,” he added.

In the same place, Finance Director of United Tractor Gidion Hasan said, the company is ready to pour the period 2013 capital expenditure (capex) of U.S. $ 230 million.

“Most of the U.S. $ 197 million to our subsidiary PT Nusantara Pamapersada (Coal Mine),” he said.

United Tractor currently has three business units namely the type of Komatsu heavy equipment sales, contractor mining, and coal mining concession. This year, a subsidiary of PT Astra International Tbk is planning to enter the ship-care industry.

United Tractor at this year expects to sell 5,000 units of weight or decrease of the period amounted to 6,200 units sebelunya. This decrease occurs because the coal and oil commodity prices are still volatile.

German Build Pharmaceutical Plant Rp1 Trillion Worth

Germany will build a pharmaceutical factory in Indonesia with an investment of Rp 1 trillion (100 million U.S. dollars), because the pharmaceutical industry prospects are quite bright with the large number of residents supported.
“The pharmaceutical plant will produce intravenous fluids and injectable medications that are built in two phases to be completed within the next two years,” said President Director of PT B Braun Medical Indonesia Manogaran in Jakarta on Friday.
Menuru him, at the initial phase of the plant which was built in an area of ​​19 hectares that will have a production capacity of 75 million units per year, and 150 million units in the second phase.
“The pharmaceutical industry in the country is currently growing, because the construction of the plant in order to meet the needs of the wider community is considered very precise. Presence factory We are optimistic that the market will respond well,” he said.
Asked about the investment fund, he said, the fund 100 percent of the B. Braun instead of loans.
“We have the funds to invest in Indonesia,” he said.
Manogaran said, 75 million units of production was around 50 million to meet the needs of domestic and 25 million more for export.
“In the second phase of 150 million units, about 75 million units for export to other countries such as neighbor and Europe,” he said.
He added that the first operational employed about 500 people and will increase up to 800 people at the second stage.
“We will make Jakarta as a training center to prepare an integrated Indonesian experts to contribute in the factories B Braun. We also expect the presence of this plant will be more beneficial to the community especially the Asia Pacific Indonesia can enjoy better health services and affordable, “he said.
Meanwhile, the Board of Director Melsunger B Braun AG, Dr. Meinrad Lugan said, as the pharmaceutical and medical device company that has been supporting the hospital and healthcare industry in the world B Braun continues to innovate to provide products products affordable world-class standards.
“Given the strategic development of Indonesia, the German company committed to make Indonesia as a Center of Excellence for the Asia Pacific region,” he said.
He said, B Braun wanted to help reduce the risk of airborne contamination, bacteria and on bacteria, because it is made of fluid infusion which is the main product used as a basis for patient care.
“For the design of the bottle and technology is an important aspect in addition to the content to be packaged better,” he said.
Advisor to the Minister of Finance and Community Development Division Ministry of Health, Dr Yusharman said investment in the pharmaceutical industry today dalama country desperately needed.
“Because it’s a plan B Braun to build a pharmaceutical factory in Indonesia immediately supported,” he said.
The Government, he added very grateful for the investment made by the German pharmaceutical company.
“Because of his presence will provide support for the need for intravenous fluids is necessary to program the Social Security Agency (BPJS),” he said.
According to him, the Indonesian market in 2013 will require intravenous fluids as much as 100 million units per year and in 2020 will increase to 200 million units per year.
“B Braun also has a research and development center sharing, as well as to educate the Indonesian public, it makes me more optimistic,” he said.

Sales at Hypermart Selling Well, the Sun Gets Rp 63 Billion Profit

PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (MPPA) recorded a rise in net income during the first quarter of 2013 to Rp 63.2 billion. The figure was up 53.96% of the net profit the same period the previous year which only Rp 29 billion.

The company’s net profit increase was supported by higher revenues in the first quarter of 2013 which reached Rp 2.6 trillion, up 13.04% from the same period revenue last year amounted to Rp 2.3 trillion.

Acquisition of the company’s revenue is contributed full of Matahari Food Division (MFD), which is more than 90% is the result of the Hypermart.

This performance can not be directly compared with last year’s performance, due to the divestiture of assets / non-core business at the end of 2012 ago.

Since its launch in 2004 Hypermart, MFD scored a CAGR growth rate of 27.9%, which is the core strength of the Company’s growth and future prospects.

Operating profit also rose 32.2% to USD 74.6 billion from USD 56.4 billion last year. EBITDA reached USD 165 billion.

MPPA now recorded net interest income of USD 6.9 billion in the first quarter of 2013, higher than net interest expense of Rp 5.6 billion last year. This is due to lower interest expense of Rp 38.3 billion from Rp 62.7 billion last year, in line with the Company’s plan for the payment of the debt from the results obtained from the divestment of non-core end of last year.

Throughout the first quarter of 2013, the company has opened 2 new Hypermart stores located in Jakabaring, Palembang and Ambon.

New outlets Jakabaring further strengthen market dominance Hypermart in West Sumatra, while new outlets Ambon, which is a second outlet in the Maluku islands, also further strengthen market penetration and expansion Hypermart landing in eastern Indonesia.

In 2013, the Hypermart plans to open 20 new outlets across Indonesia.

“It makes us a hypermarket operator with the highest growth rates. Hypermart We will deliver the 100th will be operated at the end of 2013 and will be the largest and leading hypermarket retailer in Indonesia,” said Benjamin Mailool MPPA President in his press conference, in Jakarta, Monday (06/03/2013).

In the same period, MPPA also welcome Temasek Holding a significant shareholder with a plan to have a 26.1% ownership stake in the MPPA.

Together with PT Multipolar Tbk (MLPL) as the majority shareholder with a 50.2% stake, MPPA will get a more solid support from shareholders in its aim to develop the retail business forward.

“We are proud to see MPPA still carve out a good performance in the first quarter of 2013 despite having to operate in a challenging market environment,” said Benjamin.

In addition, the divestment of non-core as well as the successful participation as a strategic shareholder Temasek increasingly bring MPPA achieve its mission to be the No. 1 modern FMCG retailer in Indonesia in the next short period.

“MPPA is a leading modern FMCG retailer in Indonesia, which has the widest network of stores by 82 hypermarkets, 28 supermarkets, 80 pharmacy outlets that operate in more than 52 cities across Indonesia,” he said.

Production of Large and Medium Manufacturing Industries Second Quarter Up 6.57%

Growth in production of large and medium manufacturing industries (IBS) in the second quarter rose 6.57% compared to the second quarter of 2012. Central Statistics Agency (BPS), the increase is mainly due to increase in industrial production printing and reproduction of recorded media (19.6%), industrial motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers (17.96%), and basic metal industries (15, 67%).

While the types of industries that are declining industrial machinery and equipment were down 13.61%. Textile industry fell 12.46%, industrial rubber, plastic and rubber goods fell 10.7%.

Growth in industrial production and manufacturing of the second quarter were up 1.12% compared to the first quarter The types of industries that experienced the largest increase in electrical appliances rose 10.12%, up 6.42% food industry, and other manufacturing industries rose 6.01%.

While the types of industries that are declining industrial production of chemicals and chemical goods fell 7.76%. Industrial machinery and equipment fell 6.8%, and paper and paper products fell 2.67%.

Bengkulu recorded the highest growth of 16.09%. Up 15.9% of South Sumatra and Riau Islands rose 14.01%. Growth in industrial production and manufacturing of the second quarter were highest in North Sumatra rose 6.04%, up 5.81% West Sulawesi, and East Nusa Tenggara rose 5.17%. Provinces is decreased down 1.2% South Sulawesi and Central Java was down 0.05%

Muslim clothes merchant turnover in Condet Reaches Rp 5 Million / Day

Idul Fitri 1434 H, the demand for ever increasing number of goods, including the Muslim clothes for men clothes Koko. Momentum is not wasted as it is by the merchants Condet impromptu at Jalan Raya, precisely near Masjid Al-Hawi, Kramat Jati, East Jakarta.

In a typical day traders only sell clothes such Koko perfume refill, however, ahead of the holiday, this Condet merchants met impromptu Koko clothes. Visible row of hawkers crowded Muslim clothes look as if to welcome the day of victory of Muslims.

One trader, Henry, said that if he sells daily from 08.00 am until 03.00 am in the morning. At his stall selling, sold a variety of needs Lebaran, among other various types of clothes, cap, gloves and perfumes.

The goods were obtained from different regions, namely East Java, Jakarta, and even directly from Saudi Arabia. The price offered was varied according to the quality of the material.? “Gloves Rp 40,000-Rp 300,000. Most expensive of silks. Koko Then from 50 thousand to 150 thousand,” he said.

However, approaching the holidays, the number of buyers has increased. So even turnover. He says one day can pocket up to 5 million. Furthermore the buyer also sometimes buy at any given time.
? “Want to dawn is also no subscription buy, usually lunch he could not come, so lately like overwhelmed,” he said.?

? A buyer, Adit said he chose the area as a hunting ground Condet Eid clothes because the price is in accordance with the regular employees such as himself. ? “Want to buy a shirt and koko for brothers, for Eid. Usually when you want to Lebaran this way, down the price,” he said.?

Condet as a place to buy equipment Lebaran because quality is assured. In fact according to him, the area was already known.? ? “My friend was given out, he said good here, so I bought here. Buy a hell, koko,”

Came the afternoon and evening alone, addition can freely choose clothes without bersumpek-sumpekan, trading activities indeed result in traffic being choked, it can even lead to congestion.

Microsoft gets Rp 8.2 Trillion of Tablet Surface

Jakarta – Microsoft just earned revenues of approximately U.S. $ 853 million (about USD 8.2 trillion) of the Surface tablet sales. This amount is actually less than the abolition of Surface asset value, which does not sell, that is U.S. $ 900 (about USD 8.6 trillion).

This figure was revealed in the annual financial statements submitted to the Agency Microsoft U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). “Even so, the number of units sold Surface tablet is not disclosed,” as reported by CNET site on Tuesday, July 30, 2013.

From the report it is also not known how many tablets Surface Pro and RT are marketed. However, according to a Bloomberg report last March, Microsoft only sold about 1.5 million tablets Surface for both versions. For comparison, Apple sold 14.6 million iPad tablets in the second quarter last units only.

Since the beginning, Surface tablet sales did not ever reach the maximum. Surface RT were sold in October and Surface Pro in February received a cool reception from the market. Even at discount party towards the end of last year in the United States, only a few people who want to buy this tablet.

Earlier this month, Microsoft has lowered the sale price by 30 percent due to the slow sales volumes. And apparently, this discount can attract potential consumers because Walmart supermarket stores had stock tablet Surface inform if they are selling has run out.

Come Enjoy Good EMC Indonesia Industrial Properties

Industrial properties are very excited. Many buildings, malls, apartments and housing built everywhere.

Passion that turns a positive impact on EMC storage players. For the second quarter of this year, EMC has also enjoyed the delicious Indonesian property industry.

“One of the significant business (growth) is not in the leading sectors such as telecommunications and banking, but the property industry is hot. Many transactions. Also in the financial and telecommunications industries, “said Adi Rusli (Country Manager, EMC Indonesia) on the achievement of the company ahead of time to break the fast together in Jakarta yesterday (07/30/2013).

Adi insisted, EMC revenue spearhead Indonesia remains the financial and telecommunications sectors. “But there is a rising industrial properties (growth) with demand virtualization to cloud storage consolidation,” he explained.

Compared to the first quarter of this year, said Adi, EMC’s total revenue in the country grew by 8.2%. “It should be bigger,” said Adi. Greater constraints on growth, he said, is not economic factors. “But because many projects are backed up to the third quarter. Usually January to July slowed somewhat, “he explained.

For storage business, said Adi, achieving EMC in the first half of 2013 grew 24% compared to the same period last year. While in total, EMC revenue in Indonesia for the first half of this year grew 25.4% compared to the first half of 2012.

Citing data from research institutions IDC for the first quarter of 2013, Adi mentioned that the EMC is now sitting in third. “In Indonesia, EMC is not number one,” he admitted. “But there is a significant growth. First, four years ago, EMC no ranking (in Indonesia), “he explained.

Currently, there are about EMC focuses on the business of big data, cloud and security. EMC’s business is divided into the field of storage, virtualization and Pivotal (big data). Confused what is Pivotal? Pivotal is a new platform, where all the virtualized infrastructure and presented as a service (service) and complete control through software. Pivotal is a new business entity EMC, the EMC’s ownership of 60%, 20% and 10% GE VMware.

Thrift TP PKK, Give Subsidies USD 40.9 million

Face widths, Fueling Team Empowerment and Family Welfare (PKK) Purbalingga held a bazaar. This time it was held in the village of Losari District Apex court over two days, Tuesday – Wednesday (30-31/7).
Chairman PKK Purbalingga, Sudarli Sudjatmoko Heru said the activity is a concern held by the PKK against cheap basic food needs for the community, especially the poor.
“In order to ensure cheap food packages on target, we give coupons to those entitled to purchase,” he said.
Overall, further Sudarli, turnover of sales of goods that are provided for low market activity reached USD 158.475 million. With total subsidies provided by the Department and women’s organizations market participants priced Rp 40.975 million.
Meanwhile, Purbalingga Regent Heru Sudjatmoko, when opening the asking people who have better financial capability, providing opportunities brothers underprivileged citizens, to first utilize the facilities provided cheap groceries.
“That is, give an opportunity to the people who duitnya bit. Allow their first purchase, so that they can be assisted in meeting their needs before Eid,” he said.

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.

Taxi Express Gets Rp 60 Billion Profit, Grow 54%

Is ground transportation services brand Express, Express Transindo Main Tbk PT (TAXI) earned a net profit of Rp 60.5 billion. The amount of net income increased 54% when compared to net income in the same period in 2012 amounting to Rp 39 billion. This achievement exceeded the company’s target of Rp 59 billion.

The rise in net profit driven by the acquisition of the company’s total revenue per June 30, 2013 which reached Rp 331.3 billion, an increase of 40% when compared to the same period of the previous year of Rp 237 billion.

“The Company’s financial performance this semester boast, revenue growth and significant earnings thanks to the success and efficiency of the Company’s expansion strategy, in addition to our success was due to maintaining the quality of service,” said Chief Financial Officer Taxi Express David Santoso in a press release, in Jakarta, Friday (2 / 8/2013).

He said the biggest contribution is still dominated by regular taxi which reached 84%. The rest of the Business Value Added Business Transportation Limousine dominated by vehicles that are in Bali, Lombok, Bandung and Jakarta.

Express regular cab fleet itself which operates to this day more than 8,800 units, which is targeted to reach 10 035 units by year-end.

“This year we expect to be able to add to our regular fleet of 2,000 units,” added David.

For this year, he said, the company aims to add 5 new pool in the area Jadetabek.

According to him, from the target, the Company has been getting 3 new locations for the pool. The Company is currently looking for a location for a second pool. Indeed most current pool still in Jadetabek. In addition to the Jadetabek, Express Group also has a pool in the other areas, namely in Bali, Lombok, Medan, Surabaya and Semarang.

Meanwhile, with regard to the new tariff set Express Group, David explained that it does not affect the Company’s financial.

This is because the Express Group implemented a partnership scheme with the driver, so that the new tariff solely to adjust the driver’s income and maintain the welfare of each individual driver’s partner.

While the driver of the Company’s partners deposit value remained elevated and did not participate. “We will continue to focus on improving service to our customers. We are confident in the consistency of the Company’s future financial performance has continued to increase, especially taxi business in Indonesia is very potential, “he explained.