Pawnshops profit vanish 20%

Pawn PT (Persero) recorded a decline in first-half profit in 2013 amounted to Rp718 billion. The decline equivalent to 22 per cent, compared with the previous acquisition of Rp929 billion.

Director of Mortgage Finance Agus Dwi Pramoedya said the decline in profit due to the decline in gold prices Pawn. “Earnings in the first half we declined, due to the decline in gold prices greatly affect the performance, so terkspos pawnshops with gold prices, gold prices fell borrowing had come down,” said Dwi on Pawn Headquarters, Jakarta, Thursday (01/08/2013).

Dwi explained, for income, Pawn still recorded an increase. Where the report in June of this year recorded revenue Rp 4, 1 trillion, or an increase of 6.5 percent over the same period last year, which is Rp3, 8 trillion.

While the number of assets, Dwi said today there was an increase in total assets Pawnshops, where the current total assets Pawn Rp33 trillion, up 13 percent compared to last year’s total assets amounted to Rp29 trillion.

“Customers we still rose to 14.4 million compared to June last year, there was an increase of 5 per cent, last year’s 13.7 million customers,” he added.

Further Dwi, turnover Pawn until June submit their increased 6 percent to Rp46 trillion last year reached Rp43 trillion.

Meanwhile, the increase in Islamic mortgage that has increased 8.6 percent, where as of June this Pawnshops scored 6 trillion last year compared with the same period amounted to Rp 5, 5 trillion.

“Operating revenues actually still rising, with the increasing number of our customers, it looks the business we’re still growing,” he said.

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.

Mie Industry, Asia So Favorite Food World

Jakarta – A bowl of warm soupy noodles is now the favorite food of the world. Although the noodles are from Asia now has become one of the basic human needs. Adapt to the local culture until the noodles are uniquely diverse.

Mie what your favorite? Fried noodles, chicken noodle, Aceh noodle, instant noodles or ramen and Lamien? Whatever the form and mix, noodles are so many foods. Mie European version known as shapes range of typical Italian pasta.

Was about the origin of noodles is still a debate. Whether from Italy or China? Although historical evidence chimed still no agreement. Of any origin, the fact that the noodles have become a global menu in every region of the world.

Made from flour, water and eggs are formed so the dough is not fermented. Milled quite thin and cut into pieces. Next up creations respectively. Therefore in each country there are a variety of delicious noodle concoction.

Including in Indonesia, each region has a unique concoction of noodles. Noodles also has become a staple food of Indonesia. Although most enjoyed as a snack. What are the unique local specialty noodle Indonesia?

Everything we discuss in the Special Review at this time. Including some of the issues surrounding home-based noodle industry. Use borax, formaldehyde and other additives which are still often performed by the manufacturer should still be wary.

Is it true that eating fat makes noodles? How many calories from a bowl of chicken noodle? What should we choose when ordering noodle? Are noodles good also given to the children? Noodles nutrition discussion also will be reported in full.

Noodles, also has to support millions of people in the world, including SMEs noodles in Indonesia. What does this noodle merchant association? If you want to open a business noodles, what to do? Can learn to make noodles where? Information will we present in this Special Review.

Mr. Marsa’ad Wooden Car Business

Jakarta – Almost all the boys love toy cars. Who would have thought that nearly all wooden toy cars that are sold in the markets of Jakarta, is the result of handicraft factory UD Glad Son of Mr. Marsa’ad.

“I started this business in 1977. Originally a fad because my previous job bankrupt,” said detikFinance Marsa’ad when met at his shop, Kalibata, Jakarta, Sunday (03/08/2008).

57-year-old inspiration comes from his desire to make an effort to please the kids.

“I thought, who does not like toy cars,” said Marsa’ad.

With a modest capital, entrepreneurs whose real name is Omar is starting to open this business. He then worked with landowners in the Sky View to open a store there.

“So I was working with landowners. He provided land, my products. Distribution system with the results,” said Marsa’ad.

This toy factory located in Karawang. The manufacturer was not a big factory with advanced technology, but a cottage industry factories.

“So in Karawang, I apply a bulk messaging system at home factories there,” said Marsa’ad.

Bulk messaging system is Marsa’ad is purchasing system based on the unit, and the payment is made based on the number of units made. In modern terminology, the system outright Marsa’ad pack style is similar to the system of outsourcing.

“Because if we are using the system pay a bit troublesome. Again if they are lazy, the results of the unit a bit, I still have to pay them,” said Marsa’ad.

Integrated production mechanism is not retained by Marsa’ad for 30 years. Along the way, apparently by a mechanism like that, sir effort Marsa’ad never experienced the glory.

“The number of craftsmen we’ve reached 200 people. When the production very much at all, even exported to the Netherlands, Germany, Australia and Japan,” said Marsa’ad.

When it was the style of pack Marsa’ad craft products are sold in various cities in Indonesia such as Jakarta, Bogor, Tangerang, Palembang, Cirebon to Semarang.

“Even now, the actual demand is still very high, but we can not meet because our craftsmen now numbers only 40 puppets,” said Marsa’ad.

According to Mr. Marsa’ad, economic conditions became the main factor that led to the shrinking amount of factory labor. If the first UD Happy Child is able to produce 37 types of cars, now reduced by half to 18 types only.

Depreciation amount also cut production craftsman toy cars to a maximum of 500 units a month.

“In fact, the Dutch or German for example, they usually ask for 200 units once per country,” said Marsa’ad.

Labor issues apparently quite hamper business development Marsa’ad pack. Not factory integrated system that has been running for 30 years has been questioned by Marsa’ad pack.

“In these circumstances, I think to make a factory. However large enough capital around USD 300-500 million. Equity is to buy the warehouse, mesian and forth,” said Marsa’ad.

Had an integrated plant is realized, of course labor issues can be controlled. Moreover, according to Mr. Marsa’ad, in terms of the number of very high demand, so the future prospects of this business is not a thing to worry about.

“The proof, in the middle of the fuel price hike like this, when we raise prices, demand has not diminished,” said Marsa’ad.

Currently selling price pack Marsa’ad between Rp 35 thousand to Rp 175 thousand per unit. Required capital ranging from Rp 23 thousand to Rp 125 thousand per unit.

“But to make the factory, we hit the capital. Want to submit to the bank, but we do not have collateral. Moreover, banks also do not believe in this effort,” said Marsa’ad.

Even though it has still been a dream factory, but he hopes to realize her dream someday, either with their own capital as well as working with external financiers.

Metland Rp 40 Billion Dividend

PT Metropolitan Land Tbk (MTLA) will distribute profits or dividends to shareholders amounting to Rp 40.47 billion or USD 5.37 per share. The amount of dividends equal to 20% of the company’s net profit of Rp 203.69 billion in 2012 to 7.57 billion stockholders.

Director Metland Nanda Widya said dividend decision has been approved in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held by the company at the Hotel Mulia, Jakarta, Thursday (16/05/2013).

“The dividends will be distributed on July 5, 2013,” he said.

In addition, the shareholders also approved a net profit in 2012 was allocated to the reserve fund of Rp 2 billion company to a business development company. While the remainder recorded as retained earnings to increase working capital.

The Company recorded income of $ 678.729 billion in 2012, up 25.3% compared to 2011 revenue of Rp 541.781 billion. While the value of the company’s assets in 2012 grew 16.5% to Rp 2.016 trillion from Rp 1.73 trillion.

Food and Beverage Distribution Gain Revenue U.S. $ 865.2 Million…

JAKARTA – PT Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard preparing inaugurated its new factory in Cilegon, Banten. The plan to increase production capacity in Indonesia gypsum board.

Marketing Manager Teresa F. Petrojaya Boral Plasterboard Lilya said, the plan was to increase the production capacity to double, from 35 million square meters to 65 million square meters. Right now we should be able to increase the supply to its biggest market in Jakarta, Medan, Surabaya, and Makassar.

“So far we are still the market leader for gypsum products in Indonesia with a market share of 50 percent,” said Theresia in Jakarta, Wednesday (24/07/2013).

“For the market segment dominated in Jakarta 60 percent retail, while 40 per cent for high end projects,” he added.

Theresia said, for gypsum product sales, growth rate averaged 15 percent per year. The rapid growth of residential property projects ranging, apartments and offices currently contributed to the increasing demand for gypsum products from Jayaboard.

“However, we have not been able to explain the sales figures,” he said.

Bank Profit Reaches Rp 8.3 Trillion, Up 16%

PT Bank Mandiri Tbk recorded a net profit of Rp 8.3 trillion in the first half of 2013. This profit rose by 16% from the previous period in 2012.

Bank Mandiri president director Budi G Sadikin explain the increase in net income was driven by the acquisition of translucent increase in operating income of Rp 22.9 trillion, up 17.8% from the previous period in 2013.

“The increase in operating income by 17.8% to Rp 22.9 trillion. Was contributed premium income and net interest, fee-based income.’s Net profit of Rp 8.3 trillion was also supported by the company’s ability to control operating costs at group and subsidiary,” said Budi in the event of public exposure to second-quarter financial report 2013 Plaza Mandiri Bank Mandiri in Jakarta, Monday (07/29/2013).

The bank also recorded credit growth of 22.3% to Rp 428.7 trillion in the second quarter of 2013. That supports the achievement of the Bank’s total assets increased to Rp 672.2 trillion, up 17.6% over the same period last year. Meanwhile, the quality of earning assets also remain well preserved, which looks at the ratio of non-performing loans (NPL) of 0.55% net.

“We are thankful in the midst of intense competition and slowing economic growth, the Bank can continue to show loan growth above market growth. This is one of our commitments to improve access to finance productive country to prosper,” he explained.

The increase in lending occurred in all business segments. The highest growth occurred in the micro segment grew 58.1% to reach Rp 23.9 trillion in the first semester of 2013.

Meanwhile, the credit is channeled to the segment of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) recorded a growth of 26.5% to Rp 60.2 trillion.

The bank also helped channel special financing with government guarantee scheme, namely by channeling People’s Business Credit (KUR). Total limit KUR has been disbursed by Bank Mandiri to June 2013 reached Rp 12.2 trillion, which is distributed to more than 237.6 thousand customers.

“Public confidence to Bank Mandiri also higher, as indicated by the increase in third-party funds to Rp 502.4 trillion in June 2013 from Rp 418.2 trillion in June 2012. Saving community continues to grow to Rp 206.6 trillion, up 19 1% over the same period last year, “he added.

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.

Pertamina Increase Production of Lube Base Oil Refinery Cilacap LOC

PT Pertamina (Persero), SK Lubricants Co.., And PT Patra SK signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of the feasibility study for a project to increase production capacity and marketing of lube base oil refinery LOC RU IV Cilacap.
The signing of the MoU by Pertamina processing director Chrisna Damayanto, CEO & President of SK Lubricants Kwan Ho Choi, and SK Patra President Personal Dadik in Jakarta,
The feasibility study will include technical, market, and economic aspects of the project will be the basis for the three companies to work together to increase the production capacity of the lube base oil refinery LOC RU IV Cilacap, from Group I to Group II. Through this partnership, LOC RU IV Cilacap refinery will be designed to be able to produce lube base oil Group II which has better quality and environmentally friendly, while still producing lube base of Group I.
The signing of this MOU is in line with Pertamina plans to accelerate expansion in the field of downstream Pertamina to realize the mission of profitable downstream. In addition, this project plans to reinforce the company’s commitment to improving Indonesia’s economy by controlling the domestic and regional markets, according to the vision of a World Class Energy Company and became Champion in Asia in 2025.
“The increase in lube base oil production capacity of RU IV Cilacap Refinery LOC is intended to capture the best possible opportunities in the trend of increasing demand for environmentally friendly lube base in the domestic market, regional and global. It is also in line with Pertamina’s commitment to maintain and preserve the environment, “said Vice President of Corporate communiation Mundakir Ali in a press release on Thursday (04/07/2013).
The feasibility study is expected during the period of 6-8 months. After the signing of this MOU, the three companies will form a joint team to finalize a focused strategic agreement to form a joint venture company.
South Korean companies, SK Lubricants, a leading global player in the field of production and marketing of a variety of lube base oil Group, mainly in the South Korean market, Asia and Europe. SK Patra is a joint venture between PT Patra Niaga and SK Energy is engaged in the production and marketing of lube base oil plant site in Dumai, Riau.

Pertamina EP Production of 122 Thousand Barrels

PT Pertamina EP oil and condensate production record during the first half of 2013 reached 122 thousand barrels per day. Or 92 per cent of the target has been corrected to 123 thousand barrels per day.
“We’ve made ​​every effort to achieve the specified targets SKK Migas,” said Vice President of Exploitation, Herutama Trikoranto in Jakarta, Thursday, July 4, 2013.
Special Unit Manager for Upstream Oil and Gas (Migas SKK) Pertamina EP production target at the end of the year amounted to 132 thousand barrels per day. Worried difficult to achieve, at a meeting with the Energy Commission of the House of Representatives last June, the target was reduced to 123 thousand barrels per day.
Herutama explains, inhibiting the production of a number of things in the first half, both technical and non-technical. Non-technical issues, faced with the difficulty of drilling performance licensing and bureaucracy in the field. “Especially in land acquisition and licensing of protected forest,” he said.
Technical problems caused by drilling late due to operational problems. He cited the loss circulation problems and subsurface (subsurface) which makes the production does not match expectations.
“It turns out there is the subsurface fairly tight. Thus, for example, the production of which was estimated at 100, because the tight layer, the realization was only 50.”
Target production increase by 11 thousand barrels also can be realized only 4,200 barrels per day from January to June. In fact, in 2012, the addition of the targeted production of 14,200 barrels per day, could be realized 13,500 barrels per day. “More good because it has not appeared non-technical issues,” he said.