Only Slightly Up 2%, Profit Sampoerna Rp 5 trillion

PT HM Sampoerna Tbk (HMSP) reported a net profit of Rp 5.01 trillion in the semester 1-2013, higher than the Rp 4.88 trillion in the first half of 2012. Profits rose thanks to the company’s turnover also grew.

Revenues or net sales reached Rp 36.2 trillion in the first half of 2013, up from Rp 31.89 trillion in the same period in 2012.

“Sampoerna show high sales volume growth, driven by the performance of the segment of low-tar low-nicotine. SKT segment is still performing well as evidenced by our investment in the new plant in Jember, “said President Director of Sampoerna Paul Janelle in a press release on Thursday (01/08/2013).

Sampoerna record market share of 36.1% in the second quarter of 2013, up 0.9 points from the same period in 2012.

In the first half of this year, Sampoerna has donated taxes (including excise tobacco products) amounted to Rp 20.9 trillion, up 14.9%, from Rp 18.2 trillion in the same period in 2012.

No comments, shop8admin, April 23, 2018

Semester 1, Gas receipts Reaches 18.7 Billion U.S. Dollars

JAKARTA – State revenue from the management of the oil and gas industry-upstream (oil) in the first half of this year reached 18.7 billion U.S. dollars, or higher than the target of 18.4 billion U.S. dollars.

Meanwhile, oil production per day has reached 99 percent, or an average of 831 118 barrels per day from the target set in the state budget in 2013 amounted to an average of 840,000 barrels of oil per day.

Unit chief Special Executive Upstream Oil and Gas (Migas SKK) Rudi Rubiandini claims, the achievement is unprecedented in a period of 3 years.

“The achievement of national oil production up to 99 percent of the budget target has never happened within the last three years. During the period of last three years of national oil production performance was always below 99%,” he said, Wednesday (07/31/2013).

He said the success achieved oil production and revenues is the result of hard work in SKK Oil workers, all workers Cooperation Contract (PSC), leaders and workers in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and all stakeholders in the upstream oil and gas industry.

Therefore, Rudi appreciation to all stakeholders in order to increase production of oil and natural gas nationwide so that the target could be exceeded state revenues.

Although there are many unsuccessful PSC oil production exceeded the target set in the state budget in 2013, but some of them have worked very well exceed those targets.

Exceed Production

There are seven PSC, which surpassed the target of state budget in 2013, namely ConocoPhillips Indonesia Ltd, Vico Indonesia, Medco E & P Indonesia (S & C Sumatra), PHE ONWJ, Chevron Pacific Indonesia, Medco E & P Indonesia (Rimau) and ConocoPhillips (Grissik) Ltd..

The details are as follows: ConocoPhillips Indonesia Ltd managed to achieve oil production by an average of 34 867 barrels per day from the target in the state budget in 2013 amounted to 32 890.

Vico Indonesia managed to produce as much as 13,740 barrels of oil per day from the target of 13 010 barrels per day. Medco E & P Indonesia (S & C Sumatra) managed to produce 6,841 barrels of oil per day from the target of 6,630 barrels per day;

PHE ONWJ managed to produce 38 996 barrels of oil per day from the target of 38 080 barrels per day; Chevron Pacific Indonesia managed to produce 323 014 barrels of oil per day from the target of 319 430 barrels per day.

Medco E & P Indonesia (Rimau) managed to produce 14,086 barrels of oil per day from the target of 14,060 barrels per day.

For the PSC still can not meet the target set in the state budget-2013 as well as the target in the Work Programme and Budget (WP & B), Rudi hope they can improve their performance.

“Performance targets are not reached so soon improved to the national oil production target can also be exceeded. What we are doing right now is working for the State, for the national interest because it lets us collaborate and work together, “he said.

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Lenovo embraces 10.5% PC Market Indonesia

JAKARTA – Despite some predictions stating the market share of personal computers (PCs) will be eroded as the onslaught of tablets and smartphones, but Lenovo still showing significant growth. Company, received double-digit market share for the first time in Indonesia.

According to IDC Asia Pacific, Lenovo grabbed a market share of 10.5 percent in the first quarter of 2013 (April-June). This shows that the company recorded a growth of 4.3 percent from year to year.

“Indonesia is a key to our market. Because the new computer penetration five percent, and its market is still huge. Many Indonesian people are accessing the Internet from mobile phones and even still go to internet cafes (cafe),” said Chief Operational Officer of Lenovo Indonesia Sandy Lumi

Regarding the position of the other PC vendor Lenovo, Country General Manager Lenovo Indonesia Rajesh Thadani explained, there are five vendors that play in the realm of PCs globally, the Levono with 16.7 percent market share, Hewlett-Packard (HP) 16 per cent, 12 per cent of Dell , Acer 8 percent, 6 percent and Asus.

“Lenovo is the market leader in the realm of PCs globally and we will continue to innovate, and launch a variety of strategies to improve growth,” said Thadani.

Then, in addition to aggressive in PCs, Lenovo will also continue to expand into the realm of PC +. Based on reports fiscal ended March 2013, the company grabbed 5.9 percent market share for ‘Smart Connected Devices’.

“Lenovo is currently the number two smartphone manufacturers in China, as well as tablets, the PC market in the world big enough +. Inevitably, 10 percent of our revenue comes from smartphones,” said Thadani.

In Indonesia alone, Lumi calls, PC sales reached 5.5 million units, 11 million smartphones, and tablets 2.9 million per year. “Smartphones grew 10 percent and in the next two years is projected to surpass sales of tablet PCs,” said Lumi.

“Market + PC as large as the PC. Due to the large number of people in Indonesia. Yet again the majority of them are still using feature phones and smartphones will be moving to. Even though with tablets,” said Lumi.

Brand choice
Not just grabbed the biggest market share as a PC manufacturer, Lenovo has also managed to become the brand of choice.

Launched various marketing activities to make consumers consider using a product made by Lenovo. As of May / June 2012, Lenovo grew from 8 percent menjadu 20 percent in the same period in 2013. As a result, the ranks had been pushed up to 8 managed to position 4.

No comments, shop8admin, April 10, 2018

Mestika Bank Shutter Credit Distributes Rp 5.9 Trillion in 2013

Tbk PT Bank Mestika Dharma targets loan portfolio to Rp 5.94 trillion in the year 2013. As many as 30% of the total loan will be disbursed to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) who are so focused the company’s business.

Director of Bank Mestika Dharma Achmad S. Kartasasmita said, until the end of December 2012 the Bank from Medan, North Sumatra has disbursed loans amounting to Rp 5.1 trillion to Rp 1.4 trillion disbursed details for working capital.

“Approximately 30% of the company disbursed loans to the SME sector. Remainder distributed to consumers, including mortgages and corporate,” Achmad said when met at the House Energy, Jakarta, Wednesday (06/19/2013).

He said the company also plans to open a branch office in the area of ​​Jambi, Jakarta, Tanjung Pinang, and Jabodetabek, but currently only one branch which has obtained permission from the regulator, which in Jambi.

“Bank Mestika seek middle branch offices in other locations, namely Jakarta, Tanjung Pinang, and Greater Jakarta,” he said.

With the addition of the branch offices, Achmad targets a net profit of Rp 291 billion at the end of 2013, up 8.8 percent.

Throughout 2012, the company has collected deposits (deposits) amounted to Rp 5.4 trillion to Rp 2.98 trillion composition is saving, Rp 706 billion in demand deposits and time deposits remaining. The company targets increase in deposits during the year amounted to Rp 6.3 trillion.

Assets of the company until the end of 2012 reached Rp 7.3 trillion and is targeted to increase to Rp 8.4 trillion this year. Asset growth was driven by the addition of the company’s branch offices.

“Now we have 10 branches, 44 sub-branches, cash offices and 6 are located in Sumatra and Java,” he said.

No comments, shop8admin, March 25, 2018

Market Down, Kalla Toyota Remain Optimistic

MAKASSAR, – Automotive Market this year was not as predicted. Previous dealers predict car sales in mid-year will be better, the reality is not as expected.
Based on data Polreg call centers in Sulawesi (except Sulawesi), the automotive market in April 2013 and May recorded as many as 4,800 units 4,596 units. In June this year, the market fell again to number 4,278 units.
Director of Operations Kalla Toyota, Hari Kaimuddin said, although the total market has decreased, it remains optimistic sales recorded this year is better than last year.
“Last month we try to be optimistic if the market rose in June. Moreover, it is always the beginning of the year sales fell. But it turned down (June). Bgitu However, we remain optimistic,” he said last weekend.
Kalla Toyota as the Toyota dealership in Sulawesi (except Sulawesi) in June 2013 posted sales of 2,281 units. Slightly decreased from the previous month’s sales are recorded 2,344 units.
“In terms of sales are down, but in terms of market share, Toyota rose to 53.4 percent,” he said.

No comments, shop8admin, March 21, 2018

Ahead of Idul Fitri, Tuberose Flowers Laris Manis

Ahead of Eid, people usually decorate their homes with fresh flowers. Residents usually invade the largest flower market in Jakarta, Rawa Belong.
Head of Business Unit Means Sentra Rawa Belong Flower Market Flower M Muljadi said the most sought after community interest ahead of Eid is the tuberose flower.
He considered the tuberose flower is highly sought after by people who want to decorate her house when Lebaran. “Tuberose became the best-selling interest ahead of the Eid al-Fitr,” said Muljadi to Tempo in his office, Tuesday, August 6, 2013, afternoon.
Mulyadi revealed in January, about 800 thousand to one million tuberose flower stalks are sold out for the H-3 to H-1 or takbiran night. Tuberose stalks one for Rp 5000-6000. “Imagine if sold 800ribu stalk, flower traders how the overall turnover in the Rawa Belong market,” said Muljadi.
A similar sentiment was expressed by Toyib (59), flower merchants Ambarawa origin, Central Java. Toyib admitted Tuberose flower sales increased dramatically ahead of Eid. “Especially at night takbiran, I could sell a lot. Were so many to forget how the stalks are sold,” said Toyib.
Grace, 39 years old, one of the consumers who buy flowers Tuberose in Rawa Belong market is said every year to buy flowers to decorate her house. Once purchased, Grace willing to spend Rp 500 thousand to 100 tuberose stalks.
“It’s over the years I bought here, to beautify the house,” said the mother of two children. “She smelled too bad, make a fresh home.”
Muljadi assess the increase in sales of the Tuberose is affected by the fall holidays and leave together ahead of Idul Fitri. According to him, if the schedule falls off with the 4-5 days ahead of Eid, the tuberose sales will decline, but not too significant.
“So depending on the holiday of Eid fall when, as in 2008, when it fell off a longer time after Lebaran, so our sales to decline,” said Muljadi. “Yes, because people do not have time to buy.”

No comments, shop8admin, March 19, 2018

PTPP Gets Projects Rp 4.5 Trillion in 3 Months

Construction of the state-owned Housing Development Tbk PT (PTPP) in the first quarter -2013 obtain new contracts Rp 4.5 trillion. New contracts coded PTPP has penetrated 23% of the target for the project in 2013, which amounted to Rp 19.7 trillion.

“This acquisition increased 2.5 times compared to the acquisition of new contracts to the same period last year,” said Betty Ariana PTPP Corporate Secretary in a press release on Friday (05/04/2013).

PTPP in this water dragon year targets to carve a net profit of Rp 370 billion, up 20% compared to the previous year’s target. The increase in the net income derived from the business income of 4 fields of construction, property, EPC, and investment.

Major projects which was won PTPP, among other projects JW Marriot Hotel, St Moritz, The Kencana, malls Sun Karawang, M Gold Tower, Uluwatu Hotel, Surabaya Tunjungan Plaza V, Terminal 3 of Soekarno-Hatta Airport, train tracks South Sumatra by PT KAI, and Combined Cycle Power Plant EPC project Tanjung kitbag 120 megawatts (MW).

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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.

No comments, shop8admin, March 7, 2018

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.

No comments, shop8admin, March 5, 2018

Charlotte-area home prices rise 7.1% in May

Charlotte-area yearly home price gains slowed in May for the first time in 11 months – a sign that the local housing market might be cooling off.

The closely watched Standard & Poor’s Case-Shiller indexes, released Tuesday, showed prices of existing Charlotte homes increased 7.1 percent from a year ago, down from April’s year-over-year increase of 7.3 percent.

On a national level, average home prices have returned to spring 2004 levels, according to Case-Shiller. Across 20 U.S. cities, May home prices rose 12.2 percent, their largest yearly increase since March 2006, but remain about 25 percent below June-July 2006 peaks.

While the data show the local and national housing sector is healthier than during the depths of the downturn, David Blitzer, chairman of the Index Committee at S&P Dow Jones Indices, said U.S. home price growth isn’t expected to stay at current levels.

“I don’t think we’re going to sustain double-digit annual rates of increase over the long haul,” he said in a phone interview. “Over the next year to year and a half, the rate of increase is going to slow down for almost all the cities.”

In Charlotte, home prices have been rising as inventory shrinks and brokers report some listings resulting in competing bids. A year ago, Charlotte brokers say, competing bids would have been virtually unheard of.

Existing Charlotte-area homes are also selling faster than they were a year ago, according to the Charlotte Regional Realtor Association. In June, it took 93 days on average for a home to sell, a decline of 16 percent from June 2012.

Despite signs of a strengthening market, some Charlotte sellers have had to lower prices this summer after failing to attract buyers.

Such reductions are helping to keep price increases in check.

Mark DuPont, 68, listed his home in the Downs Grant neighborhood for $247,500 July 6, but has since slashed that to $237,500.

“It was way overpriced for the area,” DuPont said Tuesday. “I really thought I would get more interest than I did.”

After lowering the price and putting the home on the local multiple listing service, he’s getting more inquiries, he said. Since last week, there have been five showings but no offers, he said.

“I think it will sell,” he said.

Holly Corbit also had to lower the price of the Cameron Wood home she owns with her husband. The couple listed it June 2 at $230,000 after putting in new appliances and making other upgrades to the home, which was built in 1988.

“We thought we were competitively priced within our neighborhood,” she said.

They received no offers and, worried that there would be less interest in buying homes after the summer ends, put it on the multiple listing service and dropped the price to $215,000.

“We were concerned about bringing it down significantly,” she said. “But we said, ‘Well, we’ve got to get offers.’ ”

About four days later, a flurry came in, she said. The house is now under contract.

As to why the home didn’t sell at $230,000, she speculated that buyers are still trying to find a bargain.

“They’re just trying to chisel down as low as they can go,” she said.

Rising mortgage rates

Rising mortgage rates are also creating uncertainty about the housing market. According to Freddie Mac, the government-controlled mortgage-finance company, the average rate for a 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage in July is 4.37, up from 3.55 the same month last year.

On Monday, the National Association of Realtors’ chief economist said its index of pending sales dropped 0.4 percent in June from May. Lawrence Yun, the association’s economist, blamed higher mortgage rates and lower inventory of homes for sale.

In Charlotte, monthly price gains tapped on the brakes in May, according to Case-Shiller, which does not track sales of newly built homes in its indexes.

Prices rose only 0.1 percent from the month before, after a 1 percent increase from March to April.

The same trend took place in the U.S. Across the 20 cities, May prices rose 2.4 percent from April, down from a 2.6 percent rise from March to April.

Blitzer, of Case-Shiller, said the decline was not significant.

As mortgage rates go up, he said, “that will dampen housing.”

But the housing industry won’t “fall off a cliff” as a result, he said.

“It’s likely to be much more gradual. If past patterns are any indication, a lot of people will shift from fixed-rate loans to adjustable-rate loans. I don’t see any reason why we wouldn’t see it again.”

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