Month: November 2016

Up turnover, Kalbe Farma Gets Rp 922 Billion Profit

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Net income of PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (KLBF) rose 14.2% in the first half of 2013 to Rp 922 billion. The rise in profits was driven significant sales growth.

In line with net income, earnings per share also increased to Rp 20 per share from Rp 17 per share. While net sales grew by 18.9% to Rp 7.421 trillion from Rp 6.244 trillion in the same period in 2012.

“Despite rising inflation, we see the demand for pharmaceutical products, consumer health and nutrition products can last up to the first half of 2013,” said Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Secretary Kalbe Vidjongtius in a press release on Wednesday (31/07/2013).

Gross profit increased by 18.3% to Rp 3,623 billion, in line with sales growth. The ratio of gross profit to sales decreased 0.3% to 48.8% from 49.1% in the first half of last year, among others, due to the impact of the depreciation of Rupiah and change the composition of the business.

“We remain wary of the rupiah and anticipate continued volatility in the short term and their impact on the Company’s margins. Nevertheless, we remain confident of achieving the target this year,” he said.

Prescription Drug Division recorded net sales of Rp 1,887 trillion, up 18.1%, driven mainly by volume growth. Prescription Drug division contributed 25% to total net sales.

Health Division recorded growth of 19% to net sales of Rp 1,194 trillion. Health Division contributed 16% to total sales

Nutrition Division maintains the momentum achieved net sales of USD 1.759 trillion, an increase of 32.1% over the same period in 2012. Nutrition division now contributes 24% to total sales.

Distribution and Logistics division grew 11.6% to reach sales of Rp 2,581 billion. Distribution and Logistics division contributed 35% to total net sales, down from 37% in the first half of 2012.

Bakrie and Brothers Profit Drops So Rp 8.3 Billion

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Net income of PT Bakrie and Brothers Tbk (Bakrie) fell dramatically during the first half of 2013 to only Rp 8.36 billion. In fact, in the same period of the previous year the company was pocketing a profit of Rp 214.35 billion.

President Director of Bakrie and Brothers Bobby Gafur Umar stated, profit drop due to the divestment of a subsidiary Bakrie Petroleum International Pte in 2012. It, which makes the company’s revenues come eroded.

During the period January-June 2013 pesebesar company posted revenue of Rp 1.95 trillion, down from the acquisition of the first half of 2012 which reached Rp 11.39 trillion. “This is due to the deconsolidation of a subsidiary of Bakrie Petroleum us,” he said in a written statement on Wednesday, July 31, 2013.

The largest revenue contribution came from the company’s subsidiary in the manufacturing sector. Bakrie Building Industries opens Rp 380.73 billion in revenue, up 23 percent compared to the same period last year. Net income also rose 73 percent, or Rp 45.82 billion.

Bakrie Pipe Industries, which manufactures pipes also recorded a positive performance during the first semester of 2013. “Bakrie Pipe Revenue rose to Rp 751.92 billion from Rp 700.55 billion.’s Net profit also rose 102 percent from Rp 32.75 billion to Rp 66.22 billion,” said Bobby.

Boobby continued throughout the first six months of this year the management company managed to cut interest expenses and finance up to 78 percent or Rp 603 billion from Rp 775.79 billion in the first half of 2012 menjajdi Rp 172.78 billion in the first semester of 2013. “We will continue to depress spending and increase business efficiency,” he said

Semester I, BRI Profit Reached Rp 10 Trillion

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PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk, recorded a net profit of Rp 10 012 trillion in the first half of this year. »This positive growth trend,” said Director of Business SME Bank BRI Djarot Kusumayakti in exposure in the financial performance of Bank BRI headquarters in Jakarta, Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
When compared with the same period last year, profit rose 16.3 percent this year. In the first half of 2012, BRI Bank recorded a profit of Rp 8.61 trillion.
The increase in profit was supported by 26.4 per cent credit growth and fee-based income growth of 22.6 percent. BRI’s micro credit growth year on year in this period reached Rp 122.08 trillion, an increase of RP 25.49 trillion from the same period last year.
»We managed to maintain credit quality, as reflected by the level of micro-credit NPL of 0.46 percent,” he said. The micro credit growth followed by growth in the number of micro borrowers who reach 5.9 million people.
Meanwhile, in terms of funding, the growth of third-party funding (TPF) BRI also rose. As of the end of June 2013 BRI total third party funds reached Rp 439 trillion, up 18.3 percent year on year. DPK acquisition BRI dominated by retail store, »This is evident from the number of savings accounts until the end of June 2013 reached about 37 million accounts,” said Djarot.
The fee-based income increased by 22.6 percent of BRI, with the highest growth of e-banking transactions grew by 72.2 percent year on year. E-banking users BRI products, such as ATM, SMS Banking and Internet Banking showed an increasing trend.
For ATM, Djarot explained, users reached 18 in the first half of this period. While users of SMS Banking in the same period reached 4.28 million people, and internet banking users reached 640 thousand customers.
The increase in fee-based income is inseparable from the development of IT infrastructure and e-banking features along with the expansion of e-channels and outlets. In addition to e-banking transactions, he explained, the growth of fee-based income derived from fee BRI also obtained from trade finance, which in the same period grew by 70.7 percent.
Previously, PT Bank Central Asia Tbk (BBCA) announced a net profit after tax in the first half 2013 consolidated valued at Rp 6.3 trillion. This acquisition supported by growth in net interest income and other operating income increased 22.5 percent in the same period in the previous year.

Eid approached, Clothing Distro Sold Well

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Approaching Idul Fitri 1434 H, tradition begun buying new clothes. At least it felt a distro clothing store in the city of Magelang. Less than a week this Eid, clothing distributions consumer hired selling well.
Owner Abiersam Distro Outlets, Nurul Tina Herath said, as in previous years whenever approaching Eid shop is always crowded. In fact, the level of crowd stores have started up since the beginning of Ramadan.
“Maybe it’s a blessing month of Ramadan. Thankful sales began there was an increase. Buyer majority of young people, because it is identical distributions with the youth,” he said at his shop Sarwo Edi Wibowo Jl Magelang, Wednesday (31/7).
She said, stepping on third week begun selling turnover Radaman no significant increase. If in ordinary moon is only able to sell at least 20 pieces of clothing per day, has now reached about 200 pieces.
Different from last year, this year he said the T-shirts with simple designs (plain) without printing is preferred. Likewise shirt material jeans (denim) and plain boxes and a trend that many consumers hunted.
“Denim again favored young children. Though the motive is rather old (old school), but turned back favored. Prices are also relatively inexpensive, which is between Rp 115 thousand to Rp 145 thousand per piece,” he said.
Saw an increase in sales, Tina admitted, before the month of Ramadan it is adding a lot more stock than usual. Stock may be increased 100 percent in anticipation of increased demand, especially two days or a day before Hari Raya Fitri.
“This also includes adding new stock much loved young people of pants, t-shirts, shirts, to shoes and handbags. Goods from Jakarta, Bandung, and other major cities,” he said.
The same thing is felt also by the distro Eighteen stores in Magelang Pakelan. One of its employees, claiming Wijanarto, selling clothes in his shop sold distro Lebaran holiday season is approaching.
“Although the competition is too tight, but the distributions of interest among young people continues to rise. Crowded at this time we can sell 100 pieces per day, even the H-2 and H-1 can Lebaran 400 pieces. This number is up significantly from the usual that’s only 30 pieces, “he admits.

Sugar Industry Accelerate Distribution

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Jakarta – Chairman of the Indonesian Refined Sugar Association (AGRI), Suryo Alam, said the refined sugar industry had anticipated ban on trucks that pass through the route of this year’s Lebaran season.
According Suryo, this is done so as not to interfere with the distribution of goods to the consumer. »We have experience in previous years, so we speed up the distribution to anticipate this,” he told Tempo, Tuesday, July 30, 2013.
To anticipate that does not have to pass through an alternative pathway, advancing deliberately distribution industry since four months ago. »We are reminded producers and distributors will be crowded so that distribution is accelerated,” he said.
In addition, said Suryo, manufacturers also limit the time distribution, ie last H-7 and H +10 Lebaran holiday. »Take the items before or after that date. So, we were not at all disturbed, “he said.
Jumbo-sized freight truck more than two axles or a maximum of 16 tons will be prohibited from crossing the route of H-4 to start the first day of Eid on August 8, 2013. The Ministry of Transportation’s decision to reduce congestion flow back and forth in the lane.
“The banned starting H-4 to H +1’s truck laden building materials, paste trucks, tow trucks, container trucks, vans and all kinds of goods more than two axles,” said Head of the Department of Transportation West Java Deddy Taufik some time ago.
However, said Deddy, trucks carrying essential commodities, fuel, and transportation is still tolerable to post back and forth across the line. “But it should only be transported a car two axes. If transported by car or truck more than two axes remain banned,” said Deddy.
Department of Transportation actually suggested banning trucks passing jumbo introduced on the route of H-7. “But, finally the Ministry of Transportation decided to start at H-4. Perhaps for the sake of the stability of the economic distribution as well.”

Commodity price doldrums, Uno Uno Corporate Profit Drops 65%

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Saratoga Investama Tbk PT Federal International (SRTG) made a profit of Rp 188.34 billion in the first half of 2013, down 65% when compared to the same period last year of Rp 539.61 billion. The fall in profits due to weak performance in the subsidiary coal and palm oil sector.

“Weakness in the coal and palm oil sector makes to the weakening performance,” said President Director of Saratoga Uno Uno S in Jakarta, Thursday (08/01/2013).

The Company recorded revenue of Rp 1.165 trillion in the first six months of this year, revenue rose compared to the previous year in the same period to Rp 1.138 trillion.

Load reduced income from Rp 1,063 to Rp 1,038 trillion trillion at the end of June 2013. So the gross profit and operating profit growth is still positive.

The company’s net profit could decline due to other expenses are quite high, especially because of the performance of subsidiaries in the coal sector and palm oil weakened.

Saratoga continued to invest in three key sectors to drive economic growth in Indonesia with a long-term outlook is very positive.

“By providing long-term benefits, Saratoga will continue to contribute to Indonesia and the wider community,” Uno added.

One of the company’s subsidiary in the consumer sector, PT Mustika Pinasthika Mitra Tbk (MPMX), earned revenues of Rp 6.78 trillion, contributed by higher sales of motorcycles in East Java and East Nusa Tenggara.

Sales volume increased by 26% to 447,578 units in the first half of 2013 compared to 355,758 units in the same period a year earlier. It is also supported by MPM automotive rental business, which rose 74%, from 6,995 units in the first half of 2012 to 12,104 units in the first half of 2013.

While the sector PT Tower Bersama Infrastructure Tbk (TBIG) won pendapatam surge by 96% This is caused by the growth of a significant tenant of organic growth and through acquisitions, from 8,584 tenants as of June 2012 to 15 277 tenants in June 2013.

In line with the increase in revenues, gross profit TBIG also been increased by 98% in the first half of 2013.

Saratoga Investment in PT Lintas Marga Sedaya managing highway projects Cikampek-palimanan goes according to schedule. Overall construction was started in January 2013.

The entire land has been acquired, the work permit has been issued by the authorities and senior debt facility is executed as well as drawdown begins in line with the project an important milestone.

While the natural resources sector, global sentiment towards commodities affect the performance of associated companies (investee companies) engaged in integrated coal sector, mining and palm oil.

Such as PT Adaro Energy Tbk (ADRO), Provident Agro, and PT Agro Maju Raya (Amara) which was corrected earnings

Expand in Insurance and Banking

Entering the second half of 2013, the company plans to enter into the insurance and banking sectors. This sector, said Uno, still very attractive in Indonesia.

“We are open to look at opportunities in the banking sector. Banks in Indonesia are very good, the growth of the industry is still good,” he said.

The Company is developing in the direction of the two sectors of the industry. How, can by buying an existing company or create new company from scratch.

“The business model we are usually targeting existing enterprises and capital needs. But it could also open opportunities from zero,” he said.

University Of Bergamo Study Finds Over 75% Of Home Exchangers Agree “Most People Trustworthy”

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For the first time, a detailed profile is available of the expanding demographic of home exchange travelers. The survey finds that the industry itself is making a deep impact on society. According to the researchers, “people are turning more and more to models of consumption that emphasize community over selfishness,” and home exchange “may help to make our societies work better towards a sustainable future.”

With 93% of respondents satisfied with their experience and 81% having swapped homes more than once, the future also looks bright for home exchange. No longer just looking for an inexpensive travel option, home exchangers possess a deep cultural curiosity (98% declare an interest in cultural heritage and 84% visit museums and nature parks).

While a savvy breed of traveler (with 62% stating a high level of education), home exchangers also represent a wide cross-section of the traveling public. For example, the typical home exchange participant travels as a family (49% of them with children) and comes from across five continents, with the USA, France, Spain, Canada and Italy being the top five countries of residency.

Fair trade food (63%) and organic food (73%) are important to home exchangers, and 69% prepare their own meals while traveling, taking advantage of their access to a fully equipped kitchen. When not on the road, they are active contributors to their communities, with 59% reporting that they participate in community services, wildlife preservation, youth services, cultural preservation or animal welfare.

Given the strong sense of trust found among respondents (75% agree that “most people are trustworthy”), collaborative consumption and home exchange should continue to grow in popularity. As stated in the survey:

Swapping houses is one of the most significant boundaries of modern tourism, because it incorporates some of the dynamics that characterize the tourist of the new millennium: the increasingly felt desire to travel several times a year, even with limited budgets, the need to organize tailor-made trips as personalized as possible and the desire to make the trip an authentic experience… not only to know a new country with all its attractions, but also to immerse yourself in a new culture”

About the Researchers at the University of Bergamo

Francesca Forno, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Sociology of Consumption, is also Director of the CORES LAB (Research Group on Consumption, Networks and Practices of Sustainable Economies).

Roberta Garibaldi, Assistant Professor of Marketing and Tourism Marketing, is also a member of CeSTIT (Centro studi per il turismo e l’interpretazione del territorio).

The study was conducted from April to May 2013, surveying 46,000 HomeExchange.com members with an unprecedented answer rate of 16% (7,000 respondents).

About HomeExchange.com

Started in 1992 by Ed Kushins, HomeExchange.com has evolved into the largest and fastest growing online home exchange travel company in the world. This year their 46,000+ Members will make over 75,000 home swaps across 154 countries. HomeExchange.com makes it easy to plan and enjoy a home exchange vacation in almost any country, city or area of interest and offers travelers a memorable, authentic ‘live like a local’ experience. The site is available in 16 different languages. HomeExchangeGold.com, serving the luxury market, launched in 2012.

Takjil Transaction achieve Rp 4 bilions

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BOGOR-Who says business takjil during Ramadan is home-based business with minimal turnover. In Bogor, turnover of the business is actually small medium businesses billions of dollars.

During the last six days, the velocity of money to commodities takjil Ramadan City Rain turns to reach Rp 4 billion. Average daily transaction estimated at Rp680 million.
This does not include culinary shopping “street” during fasting, such as in the cafe tent, stalls pecel catfish, seafood or cottage. The transaction is expected to double, from 3 billion to 6 billion per night.

A trader takjil in Jalan Padjadjaran, Ernie claimed could sell 200 packs per day. “Not only compote, but there lupis, golosor noodles, and fried foods. The price is Rp 5,000 per pack, so my turnover approximately one million dollars. Fortunately Rp200 thousand per day, “he explained.

At least there are five centers takjil in Bogor, which is in Housing Yasmin, Jalan Tegalgundil Bantarjati, Suryakencana Street, Fountain Roundabout, and the dam area. Not infrequently, the height of the seasonal market spill resulted in congestion due to the crowds of visitors.

On average in every village there are 10 traders takjil, it is estimated that there are 680 traders takjil in 68 villages in the city of Bogor. When a trader doing an average transaction of Rp 1 million, then the velocity of money to commodities takjil around Rp680 million.

“That figure is logical, very logical. Bogor is quite consumptive, so that small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the field of culinary enthusiasts never quiet, “said the Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin) Bogor, Radar Bogor to Erik Suganda (Group JPNN), yesterday.

Erik said, Bogor City Chamber of Commerce study culinary related transactions always scored five feet high. “From the afternoon, at about 16:00 in the morning until late, transaction hawkers around Rp3 billion. At Ramadan, increased 100 percent because many people break their fast on the outside of the house, “he explained.

Meanwhile, economic observers Bogor, Nusa Muktiaji said the high turnover of describing a culture of consumption. “It tends to over-consumptive culture. A number of commodities which is usually not consumed, it sought during Ramadan, such as pastries, “he said.

Earn Income AXA Mandiri Rp 1 Trillion in 2012, Up 20%

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PT AXA Mandiri Financial Services (AXA Mandiri) net profit in 2012 reached Rp 1 trillion, an increase of 20% compared to net income in 2011.

In addition, the company recorded total premiums amounted to Rp 5.67 trillion during 2012, an increase of 17% compared to premium income in the same period in 2011.

In 2012, AXA Mandiri has recorded an increase in funds under management by 30% from the previous year to Rp 13.8 trillion. The increase in total assets triggered AXA Mandiri increase by 24% with the acquisition of 2012 reached Rp 14.3 trillion

AXA Mandiri President Director Jon Sandham in the exposure of the company’s performance in Jakarta today explains, AXA Mandiri profit growth is influenced by the level of customer persistency which further premium payments increased 59% over the previous year.

In addition to the investment performance recorded significant growth with the growth of investment was 64% compared to the previous year.

“AXA Mandiri’s performance during 2012 has shown significant positive growth and of course this is thanks to the solid cooperation between the two shareholders, namely Bank Mandiri as the largest bank in Indonesia with a wide network and a global AXA experienced in managing life insurance,” says Jon in a written statement on Tuesday (4/30/2013)

Growth in net income and assets further strengthens the company’s financial health conditions AXA Mandiri, visible from the capital adequacy ratio has considered aspects of risk (risk based capital / RBC) which reached 368% for the conventional portfolio and achieve 81% to fund tabarru ‘of sharia portfolio.

These figures far exceed the minimum requirements required by the regulator that is 120% for the conventional portfolio and 15% for the portfolio of Shariah. Even compliance adequacy ratio of 30% for new Shariah portfolio required at the end of 2014.

“The figure shows that AXA Mandiri is able to provide protection and client obligations on the requirements set by the regulators,” said Chief Financial Officer of AXA Mandiri Iwan Pasila.

Business growth throughout 2012, the company claims to be the market leader in Indonesia bancassurance. AAJI report on the third quarter of 2012 showed AXA Mandiri is located at the top of the bancassurance market share of 34.1% by Weight New Business Premium.

AXA Mandiri will continue to enhance the company’s growth and its commitment to utilize its financial strength in order to improve service to customers and support sales reps.

“This includes providing services proactively reach customers as services that directly serve the customer makes a claim on health care for example through our Care Corner in RSPP,” said Jon.

Severity Business Parcel in Cikini

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Parcel business in Cikini, Central Jakarta, is a business-like tradition. Every year traders who usually sell flowers can suddenly sell a parcel.
Though not known for sure profits from this business. If being sold could reach millions of dollars in a day, or it could be so very little turnover.
Faisal (30) trader who has nearly 10 years of selling in Cikini said he could not quantify the exact turnover of sales per day, because he himself had never made a benchmark.
“Can not set how many because this fortune can not be regulated, can sometimes many times a little, it only been three days no one has bought any of them,” he said when met at the Tribune Cikini, Jakarta, Monday (07/22/2013).
Another case with Faisal, Jainuddin (36) admits selling before H-7 is mediocre, but when H-7 sales could reach 30-40 units a day and the turnover reached USD 10 million in a day.
“If it is still two to 10 per day,” he said.
Jainuddin itself is selling the parcel since 1980 until now. In 2006, he stopped selling the parcel as busy with other businesses such as restaurants and other businesses. New this year he returned to sell the parcel.
He also admitted parcel business is not segurih when golden era. In the 1990s, what with supermarkets, malls and parcel made at home. “Now it is more difficult, perhaps 5-to-one comparison with the old,” he said.
To reach the target buyer is not easy because they often sell from night until morning. Even when Eid and selling on for 24 hours.
“If the night there are usually bought for the hospital or for a family, just the nature mendadaklah, so we are open 24 hours,” said Faisal.
Jainuddin also sell up to 24 hours. He along with his family to sahur at selling locations. According to the momentum of the feast of Eid al-Fitr is a moment not to be missed. After Eid after he admitted to not be running a business parcel again.
“If I see momentum widths that fit, when Christmas and New Year so it’s rather difficult indeed our momentum, after Eid may be new parcel business again next year,” said Jainuddin.
In the observation Tribune, most of the traders parcel in Cikini, Central Jakarta selling until early morning. And they divide the store into two guard duty shifts are morning and evening shifts. On average they admit there are buyers on the purchase 7pm Parcel.
Tinto, for example, the seller of Amelia Parcel, said most buyers were at the time of the morning and evening. Morning before dawn and at night when after tarawih prayers. The rest is there when in rush hour, but usually they are already pre-order only.
“There are at 4 pm, but it’s a little, in a day could be 4-5 buyers, mostly above 6 o’clock,” he said.
Reap lucrative is when the buyer of the office. Buyers of office can usually buy 20-30 parcels in one purchase. And it’s quite profitable than individual buyers on average parcel just bought 5 in one transaction. This way the seller can reap a lot of turnover.
Attempt to sell the parcel is also recognized in many types of Amir, one of the guards at Cantique Florist, admitted giving discounts to buyers who purchase a parcel 3-5. They will get a discount rather than the unit buyers. Even the parcel which costs Rp 1.1 million to Rp 700 thousand appreciated if you buy more than five pieces.