Indonesian Cement Net Profit Rises 22.9% First Half

JAKARTA – PT Semen Indonesia (Persero) Tbk recorded a growth of solid financial performance in the first half of 2013. Recorded a net profit of Rp 2.58 trillion or Rp 436 per share. The net income increased 22.9% from the same period in 2012.

In his press conference, Wednesday (31/7), Indonesian Cement said net profit growth is in line with the achievement of revenue of Rp 11.4 trillion. First half revenues increased 31.9% over the same period last year of Rp 8.6 trillion.

Total revenue was supported by the cement sales volume recorded 12.23 million tons, an increase of 18.3% over the same period last year amounted to 10.32 million tons. Consisted of domestic sales volume amounted to 12.14 million tonnes (up 18%) and export sales of 0.09 million tonnes (up 170%).

Meanwhile, the national cement sales volumes (industry) grew 7.5% to 27.83 million tonnes compared to the previous period of record 25.89 million tonnes.

Dwi Soetjipto, President Director of Semen Indonesia, said Indonesia’s cement sales growth outpacing industry growth supported the operation of plant Tonasa Tuban IV and V. Support was also obtained from the solid synergies, particularly in the areas of marketing and distribution in the Indonesian Cement Group.

“It makes us capable domestic market share increased to 43.6% from 40.9% last year. We will continue to expand the market from year to year, “said Dwi.

Attributes Arsenal Can Profit Selling USD 1 Million Per Day

JAKARTA– The arrival of the European teams to Indonesia to be a boon to street vendors Area region Bung Karno Main Stadium (SUGBK), Senayan, Jakarta. In fact, if crowded, then a trader could net profit of Rp 1 million per day.

Previously, Indonesia was the arrival of the big teams, including Inter Milan, AC Milan and the Dutch national team. Now, Premier League clubs such as Arsenal, Liverpool, and Chelsea overtake Indonesia. Arsenal already enliven Jakarta, and on Sunday (14/07/2013) Indonesia will play against the Dream Team in SUGBK. The street vendors were hoping to make a profit to $ 1 million per day.

“I took a moment of arrival club Arsenal to sell in this area.’s First experience for me. Hopefully if today’s crowded, I could reap a profit of up to Rp 1 million,” said Arif Setiawan, sellers jersey and jacket Arsenal on Sunday.

Arif Setiawan hawking wares from 08.00 pm. Seen him sell Arsenal jersey and jacket for size.

Even the latest Arsenal jersey can be obtained at any place selling Arif. Arif merchandise obtained from a supplier who came from Thailand.

“The price is too expensive, Rp 120,000 to Rp 150,000 only. Costly price depending on the material, I did not dare to take the high prices,” he said.

Just like Arif, Radi also hawking wares in the area SUGBK. He sells slayer Arsenal. What is sold by Radi-made cottage industry in Bandung region.

On this Sunday, he was carrying two sacks slayer. He also hopes to achieve big gains.

“This handmade itself. Smaller size Rp 30,000, Rp 50,000 large. Optimistic I can make a profit of up to Rp 1 million,” Radi said the day-to-day selling slayer Persija.