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%
MAKASSAR – Proposed Ministry of Industry (Ministry of Industry) regarding the presence of special industrial rated bank could trigger industrial growth better.
Economic observers Hasanuddin University, Syarkawi Rauf explained by the existence of special or specific bank serving the industry could trigger industrial growth in the business sector. The same thing happens in China.
“They have a lot of banks aimed at channeling funding priority activities, such as agriculture with agricultural bank, industrial bank industry, and others,” he said in Makassar on Thursday (25/07/2013).
For this project, the government should include the estimated capital above Rp 5 trillion, so the banks can get three books with high flexibility to manage business products.
DPD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Sulsel also strongly supports the presence of industry-specific bank. Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce of South Sulawesi, Zulkarnain Arif, said the bank’s presence is needed to help businesses meet industry needs.
According to Zulkarnain, the bank line government regulations regarding the application of the rules on the management of raw materials before export overseas.
However, the Chairman of the Banks of South Sulawesi, Andrew Wongjaya, banks should assess the industry empowering government bank that already exist today.
“It should be the government’s existing bank actually asked to allocate credit in the field of industry on the percentage of the loan portfolio,” he explained.