Slightly turnover, Profit Drops 54% XL fact to Rp 670 Billion

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PT XL Axiata Tbk (EXCL) correction suffers 54% profit in the first half of 2013 to Rp 670 billion from Rp 1.46 trillion. The company’s revenue edged up 1%.

XL recorded net income of Rp 10.3 trillion in the first half of this year, from Rp 10.2 trillion in the previous position. The rise in revenue driven by increased data service revenues by 13%.

“Our performance this quarter marks our success to turn things around after a decline in the previous two quarters,” said President Director of XL Hasnul Suhaimi, in a press release on Thursday (01/08/2013).

Until the end of the first half of 2013, the XL has spent Rp 4 trillion for infrastructure investment in the data. A combination of internal funds and debt.

XL has signed a new loan agreement in U.S. dollars with Standard Chartered Bank in May 2013 for U.S. $ 50 million. Meanwhile, during the first half of this 2013 also, the amount of debt XL increased to Rp 17.1 trillion from Rp 12.7 trillion in the previous year.

“XL will remain focused on data services given the growing use of data rapidly increasing contribution to company revenues. During the first six months of this year, data revenue accounted for 22% of total revenue, compared to 19% last year, “he added.

The story of Home Based Entrepreneurs Raup Turnover Pastries Rp 1 Billion At Eid

As usual, the annual event and Eid Fasting brings blessings to the home pastry manufacturers, such as Kampung Utami Donuts (DKU).

Starting from selling donuts round in the villages and schools, Rosidah Widya Utami DKU brand owner managed businesses manage cookies ‘kampung’ upscale flavor.

Rosidah always flooded with orders. Unmitigated, in this year’s Lebaran turnover pastries home to break out over USD 1 billion.

“If fasting and Eid sales rose dramatically. Turnover can be up more than Rp 1 billion, last year turnover is USD 500 million. Fasting and Eid bring blessings yes, working 2 months of the results could be eaten for 2 years,” said Rosidah to detikFinance, in Jakarta, Sunday (08/11/2013).

According Rosidah, pastry production is now sold out the public interest. Not only from Jakarta and surrounding areas, dry cake which is produced in Jombang, East Java, has been extended to Kalimantan and Sumatra.

“The biggest demand of Jakarta and its surroundings, then followed from Borneo and Sumatra,” he said.

So many orders, he had to help workers to meet consumer demand. Today, the home-based business is owned Rosida join assisted at least 40 employees.

It turned out pretty itutidak aid workers. Without meaning to reject, Rosidah forced to ‘take off’ orders up to 30% of the total demand amounting to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million.

“A lot of orders to the extent not kepegang. Approximately 30% of orders are not handled so many, could be worth up to Rp 300 million to Rp 400 million was missing. Peak right at H-7 yes but 3 weeks before Eid we’ve stop receiving orders due to demand overload occurs there, “he explained.

According Rosidah, retaining customers is the key to providing the best service and quality.

NOODLE SCALE INDUSTRY MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY OF HOUSEHOLD

Noodles is one of food products in the favorite by many people ranging from urban to rural communities. This is due not only because it tastes pretty good, but also a practical way they are presented in a short time. Food mi can be presented in various forms of cuisines ranging from the sale in the form of roadside hawker to the luxury restaurant.
Broadly speaking, the kinds of noodles can be divided into raw noodles (fresh / raw noodle), wet noodles (wet noodle), dry noodles (dry noodle) and instant noodles (instant noodle). Processing to the first three types (raw noodles, wet, and dry) and can easily be produced in the household because it does not require sophisticated equipment. Mi raw and wet noodles are widely used for mixing or to make a meatball noodle dishes that are sold in restaurants. Both types of these noodles is easily destroyed by high water content and can be saved only about 1-2 days or 3-4 days if stored in the refrigerator. Dried noodles obtained by drying the raw noodles and can be stored longer, but easily broken (destroyed) because it is fragile. Hence dried noodles should be treated with caution, especially in packaging and marketing.

Instant noodles are generally produced large industry because it requires sophisticated equipment to form a rope waves noodles, cooking with steam, frying and drying in a short time. Examples of instant noodles, among others: Indomi, Supermi, Popmi and so on.

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.

Industry: Crunchy Semprong Wijen

There is a small cylindrical shape is elongated, some are folded into triangles or rectangles. It feels Kriuk .. Kriuk crispy savory, choose to stay salty or sweet. One would want to eat again and again.

Some time ago when I visited the city of Pemalang, I found the food that has been a long time since I’ve ever found. Yak, cake Semprong name. It was a tasty crunchy it’s become my favorite snack. Semprong first pie peddlers often through the house, but not now.

Peddlers selling Semprong is very rarely, and if there is it is very different. In Pemalang town, there was a cake maker Semprong centers. Cottage industry that is developing rapidly have penetrated into the stores located in the city center.

Option it was only two, sweet and salty. But what makes it special is the sprinkling of sesame cake that makes this one has a distinctive aroma. There is also a bit given the scent of ginger. Well, when it’s confronted with this snack it’s tongue would not stop shaking. Kriuk Kriuk .. crispy .. especially with a cup of coffee or sweet tea still steaming hot.

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.

BPS: Soybean Production Jambi Down 47.98 Percent

Central Bureau of Statistics Provisni Jambi noted that soybean production in the region in 2012 decreased by 37.98 percent or as much as 2,153 tons of dry beans than in 2011.
“Jambi soybean production in 2012 totaled only 3,516 tons of dried beans or decreased production of 2,153 tons of dry beans 37.98 percent over the previous year,” said Head of BPS Jambi in Jambi Rusdiansyah Jos on Monday.
Decline in soybean production is due to decrease in harvested area of ​​1,754 hectares or 38.44 percent, while productivity rose by 0.10 quintals per hectare (0.81 per cent), he said.
Meanwhile, in 2013, soybean production is expected to increase to 3,525 tons of dry beans or an increase of 9 tonnes (0.26 per cent).
Jambi soybean production in 2012 contributed to the national soybean production of 0.42 per cent while the contribution of the island of Sumatra to the national soybean production in 2012 amounted to only 10.45 per cent and more than 50 percent is produced in Java.
In the year 2013 based on forecast figures (Aram I) soybean production is expected to be increased slightly to 3,525 tons, up by 0.26 percent compared to the year 2012.
This increase is expected to be achieved through the increase in harvested area and productivity through a variety of programs the Department of Crop related to an increase in soybean production.
Patterns of different soybean harvest rice and corn harvest patterns, where the pattern occurs at the highest soybean harvest subround II (May to August).
So that the three crops (rice, corn and soybeans) have a different pattern of harvesting the crops with other crops.
As for the highest harvest area in each subround not the same. Pattern soybean harvest in 2013 is estimated to harvest highest in sub round III, in contrast to the pattern of the 2011 harvest and 2012 where the highest harvest in subround II.
Differences in the pattern in which the highest yielding crop in 2013 subround III expected because of the shift in the growing season, he said.

Salt production in Madura Confirmed Down Drastically

People’s Alliance Salt Indonesian Farmers Association (A2PGRI) ensure national salt production in 2013 will go down drastically. “Dropped due to drought this year quite dry wet,” said Member of the Presidium of A2PGRI Faisol Baidlowi, Saturday, July 6, 2013.
According to him, if in 2012 the national salt production reached 1.4 million tons, then this year’s production is predicted to fall about 30 percent, or stay in the range of 900 thousand tons. That, too, with notes by early June is no longer raining. “If it’s still raining, meaning no salt harvest this year,” said Faisol.
Faisol explained that early in the season to work on salt land began in May each year. July is usually the first stage of the harvest season and the subsequent salt harvest in August. “If the weather is normal this month, the harvest will come in around September to early October,” he said.
Meanwhile, in the District of Tempo has Tlanakan, Pamekasan, East Java, dozens of hectares of salt left abandoned and no signs will be worked. Some farmers improve irrigation visible only from the sea to their land.
Mastuki, a farmer, said he was still afraid to work the land for fear of losing money. Cost of work on salt land around Rp 50 thousand per day. “Once’ve ever worked on, direct rain, broken again,” said Mastuki.
When not working on the saline land, Mastuki admitted filling activities by pulling rickshaw with revenues of USD 40 to 50 thousand per day. “For everyday eating,” he said.

65% TVS Motor Components Manufactured in Indonesia

TVS Motor factory located in the Industrial area Suryacipta City Jl. Surya Madya I Kav. 1-30 Kutanegara Village, cikampek 41 361 East Karawang, West Java, in a single day can produce 150 to 200 units.

Then how much this bike components manufactured in Indonesia?

“Local contentnya for all motorcycle TVS in Indonesia is 65 percent and the rest is shipped from India,” said Vehicle Assembling, Agus Ahmad Yani told reporters on the sidelines of the visit TVS factory.

He explained, for components such as frames, tires, handle bars, etc. are produced in Indonesia and to the still shipped from India such as engines, cables, head lamp.

“If the headlamp is to be sent from India because reflektornya better. CDI is also shipped from India,” he added.

He added, which are exported to the motor itself is still using only local components for SKD (semi knock down) there are some parts that are paired from the destination country.

“For example, if the motor is to be exported, headlamp is not here but after a pair of new paired up there as well with the other parts are,” due diligence.

East Sumba Build Seaweed Industry

Commitment of the Ministry of Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (MMAF) to develop the industrialization program of marine and fisheries sector, continue to be improved. Among them, for commodities seaweed, CTF rebuild seaweed processing factory PT. Algae East Sumba Lestari (ASTIL) Tanamanang Village, District Pahunga Lodu, East Sumba, East Nusa Tenggara (NTT).

According to the Director General of Aquaculture, Slamet Soebjakto, construction of the PT. ASTIL in East Sumba very precise. Seaweed processing plant is of great importance to accommodate the cultivation of seaweed around East Sumba particular and East Nusa Tenggara province in general. Establishment of PT. ASTIL very directly benefit society, especially because of the distance factor so as to reduce transportation costs. “The plant can produce seaweed chips as much as 2 tons / day of raw material 6 tons / day. Production capacity will be increased up to 10 tons / day. In 2012, this factory has been producing seaweed chips as much as 124 thousand kg and sold to several companies in the country, “he said.

East Sumba chosen, according to Slamet, because NTT East Sumba is one of the pilot areas minapolitan commodity seaweed. Statistics show that seaweed production in NTT Province in the year 2012 amounted to 398,000 tons. Of these, 1393.8 tons came from East Sumba. Therefore, the existence of the plant will be able to increase the added value of seaweed products. So the purpose of fisheries industrialization program that increases productivity, value added products and increase competitiveness and improve the welfare of the community, particularly in terms of employment and economic growth in the community. “The potential of seaweed farming land owned by East Sumba is quite large. This potential is expected to increase seaweed production that supports increased production nationally, “he said.

Synergy

Slamet explained, seaweed processing plant establishment PT. ASTIL This is tangible evidence of synergy between sector performance. Where, for machine processing seaweed into chips, is help the Ministry of Industry. While CTF provides space and building processing factories. East Sumba government that will support the working capital. “Synergy performance like this should be passed on to other areas. So that the development will progress rapidly because of the encouragement given a boost with the all have the aim of improving public welfare through the marine and fisheries sector, “said Slamet.

Slamet added, in 2013, the CTF has established seaweed industrialization in 6 Provinces. That is the province of East Java, West Nusa Tenggara, East Nusa Tenggara, South Sulawesi, Central Sulawesi and North Sulawesi province. Accelerated increase in seaweed production through industrialization program in 2013, is targeted to produce as much seaweed is processed 1,214,299 tons. Moreover, of the industrialization program seaweed is able to absorb the amount of 37 807 farmers as RTP. “While employment in this sector will increase to 415 462 people with production value reached Rp 1,138 billion,” he said.