Industry: Savory Kriuk Clevis Banana Chips

For the people of Yogyakarta, banana weevil is no longer thrown away. Because the banana weevil proved to have economic value that can be processed into tasty and fiber-rich snack. Do not believe it?

Banana chips would have been ordinary, but what about the banana weevil chips? During the banana trees have been used ranging from bananas, banana heart, until the banana leaf. But the banana weevil themselves just ends up as waste dumped alias.

Actually chips made ​​from banana weevil has long developed by cottage industries especially in Bantul, Yogyakarta. Even the chips have been sold in packs because it is quite preferred by consumers.

Hump ​​that is typically used is the part that is under the ground up to root. Sections were cleared to obtain parts in white hump. Then do the cutting and soaking to remove the sap, then sliced ​​thinly and seasoned.

But not all kinds of delicious banana weevil to make chips. Several types of banana weevil used is derived from kepok bananas, plantains, and bananas khlutuk. These chips merits texture feels crisp and not bitter. Moreover, the banana weevil believed to contain fiber that can facilitate digestion.

Chips banana weevil is offered in the form of chips is ready for consumption or in dried form only and not fried. The chips that are fried to be more like little crackers shaped with a width slightly brownish color. While that sold dried (raw) and have dark brown fried first.

Mobile sales Selling Well, Tiphone Gets Rp 129 Billion Profit

PT Tiphone Mobile Indonesia Tbk (TELE) posted a net profit of Rp 129.3 billion in the first half of 2013, an increase of 63% compared to the same period last year to Rp 79.5 billion. The profit increase was triggered by increased revenues of the Company which reached Rp 4.49 trillion, an increase of 36% over the same period last year of Rp 3.3 trillion.

Of the total revenues, approximately 84% was contributed sales of mobile voucher of Rp 3.79 trillion, up 27% compared to the same period last year to Rp 2.98 trillion.

While handset sales reached Rp 654.6 billion, which accounted for approximately 14% of total revenue. Contribution of this handset revenue jumped 125% over the same period last year which was only Rp 291.3 billion.

Tiphone Director Tan Pin Lie said the increase in revenues from handset sales this significant is the impact of the company’s focus on developing a smartphone outlet network in collaboration with global vendors, such as Samsung Mobile and LG Mobile.

“In the first quarter and second quarter of this year, the Company aggressively developing a distribution network for smartphone products in collaboration with several global vendors, such as Samsung and LG. Past June, we have also been designated as a national authorized dealer of LG Mobile.’s Contributed to
growth in revenue from the handset sector, “Tan said in a press release on Thursday (08/01/2013).

In the past year, sales of handsets only contributes about 10% of the revenues of the Company. This year, the Company plans to increase the revenue contribution of 30% of the handset.

In early July, the company completed the acquisition of an importer and distributor of iPhone, PT Mitra Telecommunications Cellular, thus Tiphone position as an importer and distributor that will distribute the product to Apple Premium Reseller and other retailers across Indonesia.

With this acquisition, the company hopes to increase sales of handsets, especially the iPhone and iPad for 5-10% of total revenue, or about 20-30% of total handset sales.

IPhone sales are also working in bundling with operator PT Telekomunikasi Cellular (Telkomsel). Previously, the company also has teamed up with Samsung Mobile, by establishing outlets Samsung Experiential Shop.

Manufacturers Profits Rise 20 Percent Beer

PT Multi Bintang Indonesia posted a 20.07 percent rise in net profit or Rp 690.35 billion in the first semester of 2013. The increase in profit was seconded beer sales in the domestic market.
In a disclosure, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, local sales Multi Bintang Rp 2.08 trillion or 99 percent of the value of the company’s total sales. Beer sales revenue accounted for 88.8 percent or Rp 1.54 trillion. The rest is supported by the sale of non-beer beverages.
According to the President Director of PT Multi Bintang Indonesia, Chin Kean Huat, there are two major customers that a sales increase of more than 10 percent. Both are Indonesia’s PT Gitaswara sales accounted for 14 percent and PT Bintang Bali Indah by 11.8 percent.
For gross profit, Multi Star posted an increase of 26.8 percent or Rp 1.34 trillion. Multi Bintang business profit reached Rp 926 billion, up 22 percent from the same period in 2012.
Multi Bintang Indonesia is a subsidiary of Asia Pacific Breweries Limited (APB), one of the major players in the international beer industry. Through the mill in Sampang Agung, Mojokerto, East Java, and Tangerang, Banten, Multi Bintang producing famous drinks, such as Bir Bintang, Heineken, Guinness, Bintang Zero, and Green Sands.

Semester I, SMGR Raup Profit Rp 2.58 Trillion

PT Semen Indonesia Tbk (SMGR) posted a net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion, up 22.9 percent from the same period in 2012.
Dwi Soetjipto, Semen Indonesia President Director, said the company’s net profit growth driven by revenue growth by 31.9 percent to Rp 11.4 trillion a year earlier in 2012 amounted to Rp 8.6 trillion.
According to Dwi, total revenue was supported by the 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 tonnes, which consists of domestic sales volume amounted to 12.14 million tons (up 18.0 percent) and export sales of 0.09 million tonnes (up 170 percent).
Growth that exceeded the national cement sales volumes (industry) which grew 7.5 percent in the first half of 2013 to 27.83 million tons from 25.89 million tons.
“The increase in sales is outpacing the growth of the Indonesian Cement industry plant operations supported by Tonasa Tuban IV and V, 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 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 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. In the first half of 2013, the Java market accounted for revenue of Rp 5.72 trillion (52.43 percent of total domestic sales).
While consumers outside of Java contribute to revenue of Rp 5.19 trillion or 47.57 percent 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 percent compared to overseas sales in the first half of last year which was only Rp 30.34 billion.

CIMB Niaga Net Income Reaches Rp 1 Trillion, Grow 12%

PT Bank CIMB Niaga Tbk recorded a consolidated net profit (unaudited) of Rp 1.05 trillion as of March 31, 2013, an increase of 12% compared to the net income in the same period in 2012 amounting to Rp 937 billion.

This results in a net profit growth of earnings per share (EPS) amounted to USD 41.94, greater than the figure in the same period last year of Rp 37.26.

CIMB Niaga’s net profit increase was contributed by the increase in operating income and a decrease in provision expense, along with the total credit growth and asset quality improved.

In the first quarter of 2013, managed to keep its position as the fifth largest bank, with total assets of Rp 217.46 trillion as of March 31, 2013, grew 26% compared to the first quarter of 2012 amounted to Rp172, 68 trillion.

As of March 31, 2013, CIMB Niaga has distributed a total gross loans amounted to Rp 147.06 trillion, up 13% from the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp 129.83 trillion.

Along CIMB Niaga step in mobilizing public funds, total deposits (deposits) grew by 26% to Rp 167.32 trillion, compared to the prior year period which amounted to Rp 133.23 trillion, which is supported by the growth of CASA (Current Account Savings Account) by 31% to Rp 77.73 trillion.

In terms of credit quality, the ratio of non-performing loans (non-performing loans) CIMB Niaga’s gross per March 31, 2013 stood at 2.41%, a decrease of 28 basis points compared to the first quarter of 2012 amounted to 2.69%.

President Director of CIMB Niaga, Arwin Rasyid said of CIMB Niaga’s total loan portfolio in the first quarter of 2013, the Commercial Banking contributed the largest value of Rp 59.60 trillion (40%), followed by Consumer Banking amounted to Rp 45.09 trillion (31%), and Corporate Banking at Rp 42.37 trillion (29%).

“Personal Loan and Micro business rate became the highest growth, respectively 75% and 56%. As of March 31, 2013, Personal Loan managed loan portfolio to Rp 1.07 trillion, and a big four bank Personal Loan largest dealer Indonesia, “Arwin said in a press release on Monday (29/04/2013).

While, micro-lending rate has amounted to Rp 2.29 trillion as of March 31, 2013, grew 56% over the same period last year. Micro business growth rate is in line with Bank Indonesia regulations that require banks to continue to increase the share of SME loans (SMEs) by 20% of the total loan portfolio in stages until 2018.

Sharia (UUSs) CIMB Niaga also recorded good growth. As of March 31, 2013, UUS CIMB Niaga has disbursed Rp 8 trillion, an increase of 135% yoy. Rahn also recorded growth businesses (mortgage) which surged 114% to Rp124 billion compared to the same period in 2012.

Eid, Tiki Agent Turnover soared up to 20%

Coming to Lebaran, increased shipping activity. One agent Tiki, Gilang, said if the outlets has increased to 20 percent when the business through delivery of services during the month of fasting than normal month.

In usual, Tiki’s agent is able to achieve a turnover of Rp 25 million per month. This turnover will also increase to 20 percent during the fasting month this year.

“The increase 20 percent during the fasting month this year, compared to normal operation before the fasting month,” said Gilang the Okezone in Jakarta.

Howling explained, during the fasting month, rising delivery to shipping documents and that in fact cakes as souvenirs. Meanwhile, shipments to overseas destination.

However, Gilang said, by the time the week before Hari Raya Idul Fitri, delivery of goods will be more towards the area of Sumatra Island.

“Shipping now (month of fasting) most similar documents souvenirs, the most distant delivery Papua, if abroad Singapore, but if most of the week before Eid to Sumatra, Medan,” he said.

Kobexindo Spread Rp 11.4 Billion Dividend to Shareholders

Kobexindo Tractors Tbk PT (KOBX) plans to distribute dividends of U.S. $ 1.2 million or equivalent to Rp 11.4 billion. This dividend equal 23% of the company’s net profit in 2012.

Each shareholder will receive dividends KOBX Rp 5 per share. The Company will put about 77% or U.S. $ 3.99 million of net income as retained earnings and general reserves.

The funding will be used to strengthen the Company’s capital structure, especially in business development and financing of the Company’s operations and its subsidiary entities.

“The decision has considered the need for capital to fund the Company’s business and operational expansion.” Explained Director of Public Relations Kobexindo Soputro in a written statement on Wednesday (06/12/2013).

Throughout 2012, the Company posted revenue of U.S. $ 131 million. Revenue was driven by sales of heavy equipment, parts, and revenues from repair services.

Heavy equipment sales segment revenue in 2012 was U.S. $ 114 million dollars. This segment is the largest revenue contribution by donating 87% of the Company’s total revenues in 2012.

The second contributor to revenues derived from spare parts and service segment of U.

Farmers Sugar Price Dropped

Semarang, – farm gate price of sugar in Central Java back drop. Currently the price to Rp 9,470 per kilogram from Rp 10,050 per kilogram. Chairman of the Council Indonesian Sugarcane Plantation Association (APTRI) Java Sukadi Wibisono said sugar prices have tumbled since two months ago.
Drop in sugar prices due to transport cut sugar factory management. The process of cutting transport queue until the production process reaches four to five days. Whereas the standard should not be more than one day. The new cane harvested, transported for processing directly in the sugar factory.
“As a result, sugar yield decreased to 6% only. Whereas previously could be more than 7%,” he said on the sidelines of the auction sugar by traders, yesterday.
According to him, the sugar factory shall fix the cut freight management. So that the loss rate is very high yield does not occur. Queues at the sugar factory railway yard too long, can be up to two days. So the amount of sugar cane that has been harvested from the garden lot that is not transported. Amount of cane that is not transported and left alone in the garden, making the yield down.
“If calculated, with a 6% yield of the sugar mills are profit. However aggrieved farmers. If you like this, long-time farmers are not interested in planting sugar cane,” he said.
Yield is the level of sugar content in the sugarcane expressed in percent. Yield 10%, meaning that the 100 kilograms of sugar cane to sugar mills digilingkan be obtained as much as 10 pounds of sugar.
“Wet dry conditions had no effect on the quality of the yield. Due to the rain does not happen every day,” he said.
He said that the falling price of sugar in auction rate farmers are very concerned, because it would threaten the sustainability of the cultivation of sugarcane plantations in Central Java. Not to mention cutting labor costs and increasingly burdensome transportation rose growers.
“It is feared that self-sufficiency can not be achieved,” added Sukadi.
This year APTRI predict the amount of sugar cane production in the province will increase to 42 million quintals. Last year, the amount of sugar cane production by 35, 714 million quintals, and 2011, only about 30 million quintals.
Currently sugar mills are having entered the milling season until October 2013. Of eleven sugar factories in operation, production is highest in PG Trangkil at 50000-60000 quintals per day. Then followed PG Tasikmadu, Sragi, Rendeng, Pakis, Mojo, Pangkah, Jatibarang, Sumberharjo, Cepiring, and New Gondang.

This reason Yusuf Mansur Hotel Business Joint Venture Acquisition

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.

PT. Develop RNI Beef Production in Lombok

Slaughterhouse capacity (RPH) Banyumulek, West Lombok, West Nusa Tenggara, improved. Before managed by PT. Cattle Rajawali Indonesia (SRI) – from state-owned PT group. Rajawali Nusantara Indonesia (RNI), only 25 birds per day, to 100 head per day. Could even reach the target of 60 thousand head per year.
Director of PT RNI Ismed Hasan Putro explain, to meet the needs before Eid, RPH Banyumulek optimistic capable of supplying 10 tons of meat.
That’s why, in addition to increasing the capacity cut, PT. SRI also continue to increase the production of beef cattle. In land area covering 26 hectares Banyumulek RPH, 5 acres of which are currently being prepared for construction of cattle shed.
Beef from slaughterhouses Banyumulek with the trademark ‘King of Meat’ has entered the market as much as 5 tons Jakarta last week. »We’ve sold five variants of the flesh,” he told Tempo in Mataram, Wednesday, July 31, 2013.
Variant ‘King of Meat’ in between the outer meat, tenderloin, sirloin, until back to the material rendang dishes. The price varies, from Rp 70 thousand to Rp 120 thousand per kilogram.
Ismed also explains, in cooperation with PT PT SRI Golden Gate NTB (PT GNE), remedy the freezing process the meat before it is supplied to the market, particularly to the island of Java. As for the beef cattle breeding activities, are woven kersama with local farmers as breeders plasma.
According Ismed, PT. SRI initial disburse Rp 65 billion to buy 15,000 head of beef cattle. While in the area is currently available Banyumulek RPH 150 head of cows 1500 plan to be developed. »In the year 6000 produced a tail,” he said.
The next stage, said Ismed, is a diversified business, such as producing meatballs to sausage, which will be marketed to various areas in Java, including Jakarta and Bali. Also for local needs on the island of Lombok.
Head of Department of Animal Husbandry and Animal Health NTB Hery Erpan mnengatakan Rayes, the work done by PT. RNI is appropriate because NTB is a source of beef cattle. Tail of the potential 106,000 cattle, 32,500 NTB can set quotas tail.
Potential of beef cattle in NTB does not include unrecorded about 45,000 birds. While the beef quota seeds, both males and females up to 22,000 head of as many as 41,000 potential tail.