2016 Toyota Engine Plant will Operate

In order to enhance its production, Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC) of Japan through its subsidiary PT Toyota Motor Manufacturing Indonesia (TMMIN) announced it will begin production of engines for vehicles other than * IMV (Innovative International Multi-Purpose Vehicle) series in a new plant that will operate at half early 2016.
Location of a new plant adjacent to the factory in Karawang TMMIN existing. Previously, Toyota has announced the purchase of 150 hectares of land to be used for the construction of a new engine plant in November of 2012.
Plant with a production capacity of 216,000 units this year with an investment of 2.3 trillion rupiah, or about 23 billion yen. TMMIN also plans to increase the workforce by 400 people in line with the production activities at the plant. More than 50 percent of the production will be exported to the global market, Toyota released Friday (26/07).
Construction of this plant in order for the development of Indonesia’s automotive industry. In addition, Toyota also always developing products that exceed customer expectations in line with the spirit to contribute significantly in the development of Indonesia’s automotive industry.
For now TMMIN engine producing around 195,000 units per year for vehicle type 1 IMV in Sunter, North Jakarta factory to meet the needs of the domestic market and also exports to several countries in the ASEAN region, Latin America and Africa. Combination existing engine plant and a new engine plant will make TMMIN as one of the production bases and supply are very important for Toyota globally.

Production of Large and Medium Manufacturing Industries Second Quarter Up 6.57%

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%

CPO production in 2013 Projected 27.5 Million Tons

Production of crude palm oil (CPO) is projected nationally at 27.5 million tonnes by the end of the year, an increase over 2012, which reached 26.5 million tonnes.
“Until the first half production was down about 6-7 percent. But usually the second half production rose, probably to around 27.5 million tonnes by December,” said Secretary General of the Indonesian Palm Oil Association (Gapki) Joko Supriyono in Jakarta on Sunday.
Thus, he continued, the national CPO production in 2013 will continue to grow, although only one million tons.
“The increase in production of one million tons of CPO (2013) was a moderate,” said Joko.
Though he acknowledges, national CPO production last year rose quite large about three million tonnes from the year 2011 amounted to 23.5 million tons. Weather factors, it called, simply influence CPO production this year.
CPO production growth are only one million tonnes, he added, have an impact on national CPO stocks projected down in Inia.
“Last year the stock of CPO reached about five million tonnes. Years estimated at around two million tonnes,” he said.
Due to the large stock of last year, until the first half of this year the national CPO exports, he said, continues to grow about 29 percent, although production in the same period down 6-7 percent.
“Exports account for about 10.6 million tonnes by the first half, continued to grow approximately 29 percent over the same period of 2012, because there is a carry-over of stock last year,” he said. .

WIKA Rp 457 Billion Record Earnings, Up 29%

PT Wijaya Karya Tbk (WIKA) recorded a 29.2% rise in net profit in 2012, amounting to Rp 457.86 billion from Rp 354.50 billion in the previous period. This increase was driven increase in the turnover of SOEs.

WIKA’s coded sales reached Rp 9.82 trillion, up 26.9% from 2011’s Rp 7.74 trillion.

“The increase in sales in the year 2012 the profit growth in several business segments,” he disclosed WIKA 2012 financial statements, as quoted detikFinance, Tuesday (03/19/2013).

WIKA sales over the past year supported by six business segments namely construction, (civil and building), mechanical electrical, energy investment, concrete products (precast), realty and property, and manufacturing.

“Construction services, mechanical electrical, and energy investments are managed by the Parent Company accounts for 70.4% of total sales WIKA,” he added.

Water Dragon year, WIKA sales target company could reach Rp 11.86 trillion, up 20.8% from the realization in 2012 that amounted to Rp 9.82 trillion. While, for net income, is targeted to reach Rp 555.06 billion, up 21.2% from the figure for 2012.

Impact of Selling Assets in 2011, Merck Profit Drops 53%

Pharmaceutical and chemical company, PT Merck Tbk recorded a decrease in net income in 2012. The German issuers, incised profit of Rp 108 billion, down 53.24% from the previous period which amounted to Rp 231.16 billion.

Director of Finance Bambang Nurcahyo explain, the decline in 2012 net profit, due in 2011, the company is selling assets. This has an impact on revenues soaring Merck in 2011, while in 2012, there is no asset sales.

“The decline in performace 2012, causes the 2011 to sell property assets and Kemang BSD net profit of Rp 70 billion. Assets sold in 2011,” said Bambang at Public Expose Merck headquarters in Pasar Rebo, East Jakarta, Wednesday (20/03/2013).

In 2012, Merck’s sales reached Rp 930 billion, up 1.18% from the 2012 period amounted to Rp 919 billion. This sale, supported by three business units namely Chemicals Rp 359 billion, Merck Serono worth Rp 405 billion and Rp Consumer Healthcare 166 billion.

Merck also will perform a dividend of Rp 75 billion to shareholders. However, Bambang reluctant to mention the target profit, revenue and business plans and capital expenditures in 2013.

Gas crisis, Fatty Alcohol Plant in Belawan Close

Due to prolonged electricity crisis in North Sumatra, a producer of fatty alcohol perusaaan PT Ecogreen Oleochemical located in Belawan, North Sumatra forced to shut down.
Companies producing raw materials toothpaste, detergent, perfume, and the basic ingredients of drugs was forced to shut down following the cessation of gas supply from PT Pertiwi Nusantara Resources to PT Perusahaan Gas Negara for the needs of the industry in North Sumatra.
Chairman of the Association of Producing Gas (Apigas) North Sumatra meyatakan Johan Brien, gas supplies dwindling North Sumatra to be bad for the continuity of the oil palm industry raw material and oleochemical products. “Another one fatty alcohol-producing companies were forced to close due to lack of gas supply from PT Pertiwi Archipelago Resources to PT Perusahaan Gas Negara, “said Johan Brien told Tempo, Thursday, July 18, 2013.
According to Johan, based on reports he received from PT Ecogreen management, the company got out of PGN’s gas supply is supplied from the operator PT PNR. “From a management report Ecogreen, they closed the business that has 23 years of standing on the grounds of inadequate gas supply, “Johan said. Ocogreen closure, Johan continued as of July 11, 2013.
Fatty alcohols or fatty alcohols are aliphatic alcohols that are derived from natural fats or natural oils. However Ecogreen get fatty alcohol from the process gas into hydrogen before changing into aliphatic alcohol. “Ecogreen using gas as feedstock fatty alcohols, while the supply of PGN to Ecogreen are numbered zero since July 11, 2013,” said Johan.
According to Johan, industrial gas users in North Sumatra require at least 18 to 20 million cubic feet per day. However, since 13 years ago, jumlahj gas supply continues to decline. “Seteleh PNR resigned as carrier gas supplier to PGN, while Pertamina EP is only there as a gas supplier for seven million cubic feet per day to PGN for the needs of the industry,” said Johan .
According to Johan, before PT Ecogreen lid, two companies namely PT Flora Sawita and Glovindo suffered the same fate. “Currently employers really expect the central government to intervene to control the state of the gas industry in North Sumatra users so that no more companies that terminate their activities due to gas supply. Entrepreneurs are no longer trust the North Sumatra provincial government and legislators who keeps promises, “said Johan.
PT Ecogreen Oleochemical managers, Halim Hashim, admitted, since July 11, 2013 Ecogreen lid and lay off about 300 employees. “Management will Ecogreen meeting to determine whether attitudes continue to operate in North Sumatra or move to another place,” said Hashim .. He added, Ecogreen still get gas supply as many as 900 thousand cubic feet of 1.5 million cubic feet requirement.

Profit Perhutani first semester of 2013 reached Rp466 billion

Profit before tax Perhutani to end first semester of 2013 reached Rp466 billion, up 179 percent from Renca Budget Work Company (CBP) has been determined.

According to a press release from Perhutani received by AFP in Jakarta, on Saturday, the profit of the many donated from round timber sales in the country reached Rp882 billion and Rp520 billion overseas reach.

In addition, sales of other industries in the country reached Rp232 billion, sales of finished wood products industry from abroad totaled Rp50 billion and sales of processed wood (raw sawn timber) in the country reached 30 billion.

Gondorukem products, processed pine resin is the second largest income producer for Perhutani with the value of exports jumped 12 per cent of the target in the CBP. Perhutani gondorukem export markets are Europe, Japan, China and several other countries. Gondorukem Perhutani is the largest producer in Indonesia and Southeast Asia.

Director Sukmananto Perhutani Bambang said targets and business outlook for the second half of 2013 Perhutani directed at four things, ie achieve the production target node exceeds the first half, giving priority to the principles of sustainable forest management, the industry will begin to prepare for productive use and make savings in anticipation of price increases oil to the forest industry.

Perhutani also has several projects such as the completion of construction of the plant in Pemalang gondorukem derivatives, sago factory in Sorong, Papua Perhutani headquarters and development in collaboration with other state-owned enterprises.

Government Program for Entrepreneurs Build Smelter

President Director of PT Indosmelt, Natsir Mansyur assess government policies increase the mineral processing industry and coal (mineral and coal) in the country is considered to be the right move.
It was an industry pioneer, with reference to the Mining Law No.4/2009, Instruction No.7/2012 no.3/2013 and ESDM.
The smelter industries include copper smelter / gold, aluminum, nickel, iron, and other minerals, because the industry produces raw materials for downstream industries in the country.
“During the import of raw materials for downstream industries needs to reach 80 percent of the existing downstream industries in the country,” Natsir said, Monday (07/15/2013).
He said he appreciates the support of government policy and the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and the Ministry of Industry to encourage program development through industrial mineral and coal downstream processing and purification (smelter) in the country.
Natsir said, to build its smelter industry varied depending on the type of metal minerals will be produced. According to him, build a smelter is not difficult as long as it was built by the national government employers can be clear, firm, and consistent with the application of the rules in favor of the construction of the smelter industry.
“The government must be clear, firm and consistent since the smelter industry pioneer industries with large investments, futures and high-tech display. Needed so that the rule of law and other incentives,” Natsir said.
PT Indosmelt will build a processing plant and refinery (smelter) copper ore with a capacity of 350 thousand tonnes of concentrate per year in Maros, South Sulawesi. The Company is ready to disburse funds of 700 million U.S. dollars (USD 6.58 trillion).

Holcim Profit Down 7 Percent

Cement plant Holcim Indonesia posted a profit of Rp 467 billion during the first half of 2013. This figure is down 7 percent compared to net income in the same period a year earlier.
In a financial statement released, the cement factory managed to collect revenue to Rp 4.482 trillion. The achievement is obtained from the optimization of product mix and distribution to meet the challenges of increased market supply of capacity and imports increase. The revenue is actually higher than last year which was only Rp 4.191 trillion.
However, because of higher distribution costs make profits become depressed. Additionally, the increased cost of sales and administrative as well as financial costs, have an impact on short-term profits.
Nevertheless, President Director, Eamon Ginley convey, the general performance of Holcim are on the rise. It can be seen from the increase in gross profit of 33 percent to 35 percent. Holcim also has distributed interim dividend of Rp 37 per share to be paid, 15% greater than the interim dividend last year.
“With this dividend, for sure Holcim continues to provide benefits to its shareholders, and to continue to implement strategies based on adding value to customers, and maximize the efficiency of capacity,” Ginley said in a release received Suara Merdeka.
Holcim Indonesia is currently working in the middle market of excess supply conditions. However, he expects this condition is temporary.
Cement demand continued to grow consistently in the medium and long term, because the Indonesian economy continues to grow. This is supported by the existence of government and private sector investment in infrastructure and housing needs is also continuing. Therefore, the development of new plant proyen Holcim in Tuban, East Java, will provide benefits to the company.
“The cost of distribution to major markets in East Java to be more efficient, and will ensure smooth supply and better service for customers,” adds Ginley.
1 Tuban cement plant will produce 1.7 million tons of cement per year and will start in accordance with the planned schedule. Cement mill will begin operations on in August this year.

DSNG Records Rp 260 Billion Operating Profit

JAKARTA – PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG) in the first semester of 2013 an operating profit of Rp 260 billion in the first half of 2013, up 9% over the previous period of only Rp 238 billion. This is mainly due to the decrease in cost of sales per ton of crude palm oil (CPO) of 8.4% from USD 4.7 million in the first half of 2012 to Rp 4.3 million.

“Although the price of CPO in the international market this year has decreased, the company managed to maintain the gross profit margin of 28% as of last year, and operating profit margin at the level of 15%,” said Andrianto Oetomo, Vice President Director of PT Dharma Satya Nusantara Tbk (DSNG), in a press release.

Recorded net sales of Rp 1.7 trillion. The amount of net sales contributed by the plantation sector reaches 60% or Rp 1 trillion and wood products sector reaches 40% or approximately Rp 0.7 trillion. The revenue contribution from the plantation sector increased 55% compared to last year.

As of June 2013, total assets of the Company’s total of Rp 5.7 trillion, up 11% compared to the last year of Rp 5.1 trillion. Total equity of the Company to Rp 1.9 trillion, an increase of 35.6%.