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Mr. Marsa’ad Wooden Car Business

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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.

Mie Industry, Asia So Favorite Food World

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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.

Bank Mega Syariah Aims Rp 265 Billion Profit in 2013

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PT Bank Mega Syariah perseoran target by 2013 will reach 265 billion USD before taxes. The Company believes it is able to achieve the target.

This was revealed by the President Director of PT Bank Mega Syariah, Benny Witjaksono time press conference at Menara Bank Mega, Capt. Tendean Road, Jakarta (12/4/2013).

“In 2013, we have reached the target grossnya profit at Rp 265 billion, or after tax of Rp 198 billion. Course to secure this we have step by step,” he said.

Benny did not mention what the expansion to be able to achieve these targets. “We have also reached earlier illustrates that God willing will be up,” he added.

The target is higher than the company’s profit after tax in 2012, which reached Rp 184.8 billion. Said to Benny, corporate profits continue to experience positive trends. Characterized by increased earnings in 2012 amounted to 243.2% in 2011 compared to the previous which only reached Rp 53.8 billion.

Furthermore Benny said, profit after tax increased performance company supported by 3 main things. Among them is the better performance of the company, also in terms of business growth.

“First petumbuhan business itself. Both increase employee productivity, the third, we are very successful in controlling operating costs,” he concluded.

Gets Pinasthika Profit Partners Rp 248 Billion, Up 36%

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Net profit of the company-owned automotive parts Uno Uno, PT Mustika Pinasthika Mitra Tbk (MPMX) reached Rp 248.33 billion in the first half of 2013, growing 36.2% over the same period last year periodeyang Rp 182.31 miiliar.

In addition, the company also recorded a net income of Rp 6.78 trillion, up 31% from the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp 5.18 trillion.

Gross profit also rose by 35% from Rp 750.69 billion in the first half of 2012 to Rp 1.02 trillion in the first half of 2013.

Director MPMX Tossin Hima explains, a significant increase in financial performance is in line with the Company’s solid operating performance. For example, under the vehicle rental business MPMRent significantly increase its fleet to 74% in the first 6 months of 2013 reached 12,104 units.

He also mentioned, total assets also increased 20% from last year’s Rp 9.07 trillion to Rp 10.88 trillion in the first semester of 2013. According to him, a solid financial performance is the result of hard work, good strategy and strengthened by the excellent execution.

“Achieving good performance in the first semester of 2013 was above the average growth of the industry and consistent with the Company experienced growth in recent years. This proves MPMX commitment in keeping what is our promise to the stakeholders, particularly shareholders and investors, the growth of a healthy and sustainable business, “Tossin said in a statement in Jakarta, Monday (22/07/2013).

He said the vehicle rental business market in Indonesia is divided and spread out in various areas and MPMX MPMRent benefit from having more than 20 years experience in this business.

“The experience and deep understanding MPMRent makes us more observant and aggressive in capturing and realizing opportunities in the vehicle rental business, especially in the corporate sector nationwide,” said Tossin.

In addition, Honda motorcycles for distribution business, especially in the area of ​​East Java and East Nusa Tenggara, sales rose by 26% to reach 447,578 units in the first semester 2013.

Meanwhile, the Honda motorcycle sales nationwide rose 12% and sales of motorcycles grew only 6% of the months January to June 2013.

Increased sales of motorcycles as well as the number of middle-class people in Indonesia, helped push sales of lubricants business MPMX growing more than 10% to reach 32.12 million liters of oil.

BlackBerry Sales Sluggish, Profit Drops 39% Erajaya

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Erajaya Swasembada Tbk PT (ERAA) recorded a 38.9% decline in net income to Rp 129.8 billion in the first half of 2013 compared to the same period last year of Rp 212.4 billion. Profit fell because of sluggish sales of the BlackBerry which started early this year.

BlackBerry sales that have accounted for the largest portion of revenue to the company must be reduced. Consequently, total turnover alias Erajaya participate eroded revenue.

The Company recorded net sales decreased by 6.7% to Rp 5.976 trillion in the first half of 2013 compared to net sales in the same period of the previous year of Rp 6.406 trillion.

The company’s operating profit also fell by 30% to Rp 214.6 billion compared with the same period of the previous year which reached Rp 306.7 billion.

Director of Marketing and Communications Erajaya Djatmiko Ward said the decline in sales due to the new rules of import of mobile phones causing the import process becomes longer. As a result, the supply for uninterrupted sales.

“Two weeks things could not get in, the automatic result of stock and sales hampered,” said Djatmiko exposure time performance, at the Capital Residence Sudirman, Jakarta, Wednesday (31/07/2013).

In addition, he said, the decline in sales was also due to the floods that hit Jakarta in January that led to the loss of sales for 10-14 days. Start fading prestige BlackBerry brand in the Indonesian market since the beginning of the year also led to the sales down.

“Because of this flood hampered our distribution channels,” he said.

He said the decline in sales was also followed by lower sales volume for mobile phones to 4.9 million in the first half of 2013 from 5.2 million in the same period the previous year. Mobile phones and tablets recorded the most substantial contribution accounted for 88.1% of net sales to Rp 5.267 trillion in the first semester of 2013 from Rp 5.996 trillion in the same period the previous year.

Meanwhile, the average selling price for all mobile phone brands also fell to 1,070,578 in the first half of 2013 from 1,144,218 in the same period the previous year.

Soybean production RI Low, This explanation Kementan

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Productivity of soybean in Indonesia is still relatively lacking. Per year, the total production of soybean Indonesia only reached about 600 thousand tons. Still far below the needs of up to 1.5 million tons / year. What causes it?

Head of Research and Development of the Ministry of Agriculture Haryono said, the lack of production of soybean is caused due to several factors. Therefore, soy is not going to be able to meet the self-sufficiency by 2014.

“Soy is the first difficulty for nothing. For the price, but thank God there is now Rp 7,000 COGS so farmers excited again although a bit slow,” Haryono said when met at the Central Bureau of Research and Development of Ministry of Agriculture, Jalan Ragunan, Pasar Minggu, Jakarta, Thursday (25 / 7/2013).

Haryono said, farmers had planted soybeans are less excited because the price is relatively lower than other commodities such as onion, garlic, corn, and other horticultural products.

In addition, continued Haryono, land issues were a major obstacle. Soybean plantations in Indonesia currently available only about 500 thousand hectares.

“Back then it was 1.2 million hectares, down by itself as competing with corn and others,” he explained.

Third, the lack of factors that affect the productivity of soybean in Indonesia is a seed. Seed and soybean crops vulnerable to pests and diseases.

“In general, soybean planting is more difficult than growing rice and corn. Due to many pests and diseases, rice can last 6 months, if soy just 3 months,” he said.

LGCC Not-Be Lost production from India

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Stock production of cheap and environmentally friendly cars or Low Cost and Green Car (LCGC) now has reached 20 thousand units. Targeted, this year LCGC production could reach 75 thousand units.

“I understand they (the company that produces LCGC) stock has been doing a great market for 20 thousand and 300 thousand could. This year the target can be up to 75 thousand,” said the Minister of Industry (Memperin) MS Hidayat on Inalum after a meeting at the Office of the Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Jakarta , Monday (07/08/2013).

Hidayat said the Indian LCGC production could reach 40 million. Thus, Indonesia should be optimistic to surpass the production of the country.

“Optimistic to 75 thousand units, it could be 40 million units of India you lose the same period India. If it’s cheap-cheap Indian champion, but the quality of Indonesia,” he added.

Furthermore Hidayat said the provision LCGC maximum price Rp95 million per unit still does not include the possibility of adopting new technologies and benchmark transmission problems.

“So the reference price of Rp95 million national reference but there is still space that a standard issue 15 percent transmission and the possibility of adopting a new technology is approximately 10 percent,” he said.

Pawnshops profit vanish 20%

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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.

Indonesian Cement profit soars Rp 2.58 Trillion

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PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk recorded a growth in financial performance in the first semester of 2013 increased compared to the same period last year. Recorded a net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion or Rp 436 per share, an increase of 22.9 percent.

Semen Indonesia President Director Dwi Soetjipto said Indonesian Cement net profit growth in line with the achievement of revenue, which stood at Rp 11.4 trillion, an increase of 31.9 percent over the same period last year, which stood at Rp 8.6 trillion.

“Revenue is supported by the total cement sales volume stood at 12.23 million tons, an increase of 18.3 percent over the same period last year amounted to 10.32 million tons,” said Dwi in Jakarta, Monday (29/7).

While the national cement sales volumes (industry-red) grew 7.5 percent to 27.83 million tons compared to the previous period, which stood at 25.89 million tonnes. “The increase in sales is outpacing the growth of the Indonesian Cement industry plant operations supported by Tonasa Tuban IV and V and the solid synergies, particularly in the areas of marketing and distribution in the Indonesian Cement Group. So that we are able domestic market share increased to 43.6 percent from 40.9 percent last year, “said Dwi.

Most of the company’s revenue, said Dwi, comes from the domestic market amounted to Rp 10.91 trillion, equivalent to 95.53 percent of total revenue in the first half of this year, an increase of 26.42 percent compared to the position of sales in the same period last year amounting to Rp 8.63 trillion.

In addition to maintaining dominance in the domestic market, Indonesian Cement also continue to boost sales to foreign markets, especially countries in Southeast Asia.

At least, that from January to June this year, Indonesian Cement has achieved record revenues in foreign markets amounted to Rp 511.64 billion. This number is said Dwi jumped nearly 170 percent compared to sales in the first semester abroad last year only amounted to Rp 30.34 billion. “We will continue to expand the market from year to year,” said the man who brought four awards in the SOE Award 2013.

Pertamina EP: Production of 122,000 Barrels of First Semester

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PT Pertamina EP record oil and condensate production in the first half of 2013 reached 122,000 barrels per day.
Vice President Exploitation Pertamina EP Herutama Trikoranto in Jakarta on Thursday, said that the production was slightly lower than the target of 123,000 barrels per day.
“We seek the achievement of the target in the second half. Fact, the production until the end of the year is optimistic of 127000-128000 barrels per day,” he said.
Appropriate work program and budget (work program and budget) 2013, Pertamina EP is targeted to produce 132,000 barrels of oil per day.
However, the figure has been revised to 123,000 barrels per day, as the national oil production target derived from the 900,000 to 840,000 barrels per day.
Heru said the achievement of production constraints in the first half mainly due to non-technical problems of land acquisition and licensing, especially in protected forests.
Meanwhile, the technical constraints such as delays in drilling due to “loss of circulation” and below the surface of the issues that make the production is not as expected.
As a result of these constraints, plans to increase production by 11,000 barrels in the first half of 2013, only reached 4,200 barrels per day.
In 2012, Pertamina EP recorded additional production up to 13,500 barrels of the target of 14,200 barrels per day.
“Last year was better, as it has not appeared nontechnical problems,” he said.
According to him, it will increase the re-work (work-over) to the production wells to avoid the constraints of the land acquisition and licensing.
“Work does not need to re-land acquisition and licensing,” he said.
Heru said it expects to produce in the second half to increase again to reach 4,000 barrels per day.