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Net Income Exceeds MNC Rp1 Trillion

  • Posted on December 11, 2017 at 8:56 am

PT Media Nusantara Citra Tbk (MNCN) posted a rise in net income for the period by 21.1 per cent to Rp1, 01 trillion, compared to the previous period in 2012 amounted to Rp834 billion. The increase in profit was also followed by an increase in revenue to Rp 3, 13 trillion compared to previous periods amounting to Rp3, 04 trillion.

As for the company’s direct expenses decreased to Rp1, 31 trillion, compared with the previous Rp1, 45 trillion. While the company’s gross profit increased to Rp1, 81 trillion compared to the previous period in 2012 amounted to Rp1, 59 trillion. Comprehensive income also rose to Rp969 billion compared to the previous amount of Rp849 billion.

Cash and cash equivalents per the company’s June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp381 billion from Rp809 billion for the previous. The company’s total current assets as at 30 June Rp 7, 88 trillion compared to December 31, 2012 amounting to Rp 6, 76 trillion. The amount of non-current assets by June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp2, 37 trillion from Rp2, 19 trillion.

The company’s total current liabilities per June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp2, 36 trillion compared to December 31, 2012 amounted to Rp1, 25 trillion. Long-term liabilities the company June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp291 billion compared to December 31, 2012 amounted to Rp413 billion.

While the total equity of the company June 30, 2013 amounted to Rp 7, 60 trillion, compared with the previous December 31, 2012 amounting to Rp 7, 29 trillion.

Efma and Accenture Launch Distribution and Marketing Innovation Awards for Retail Banks Globally

  • Posted on November 30, 2017 at 5:58 pm

Efma, an association whose membership includes nearly one-third of the world’s large retail banks, and Accenture have jointly launched a global program to identify and award banks for leading-edge customer innovations.

The newly-launched “Efma-Accenture Distribution & Marketing Innovation Programme” – an annual award – seeks technology and operational innovations in customer-facing areas of retail banks – such as branch, online, and mobile banking – and in technology-areas such as customer-analytics and Big Data.

The program solicits case studies of groundbreaking customer innovations by retail banks globally within six categories: Digital and Mobi

Kalbe Farma Record Net Income Rp924 Billion

  • Posted on November 29, 2017 at 9:00 am

PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (KLBF) recorded a net profit of Rp924, 150 billion during the first half of 2013. The net income growth from the previous year amounting to Rp807, 832 billion.

Quoted from financial reports, on Wednesday (07/31/2013), basic earnings per share of pharmaceutical and healthcare products company that was increased to Rp20 per share from the previous year Rp17 per share.

The increase was driven by sales of products that make the company’s revenue of Rp 7, 421 billion in the period January to June 2013. The revenue growth over the previous year of Rp 6, 243 trillion.

The Company also recorded a gross profit in the January-June 2013 amounted to Rp3, 622 trillion, up from the previous year amounting to Rp3, 063 trillion.

Income before income tax expense was also recorded at Rp1, 22 trillion increase over the previous year amounting to Rp1, 08 trillion.

Prime Gapuraprima profit soars 318% So Rp 71 Billion

  • Posted on November 24, 2017 at 4:36 pm

PT Prime Gapuraprima Tbk (GPRA) record net profit of Rp 71 billion in the first half of 2013, up 318% over the same period last year of Rp 17 billion. Profit rose due to an increase in sales of property projects.

In addition to earnings, the company’s sales also grew to Rp 242 billion during the first six months in 2013, up 60% over the same period last year of Rp 154 billion.

“A pretty solid performance of the company marked the sale of some of peningkan owned projects that boost the recorded rise in net profit,” said President Director of Prime Gapuraprima Rudy Margono, in a written statement on Friday (02/08/2013).

Rudy said the company’s operating income collected until June 2013 reached USD 89 billion, up 56% compared to the same period in 2012 which stood at Rp 38 billion.

With the achievement of the performance, Rudy optimistic residual second half of 2013 will also give good results for the company. “We sure could record sales of more than Rp 1 trillion this year,” he said.

To achieve that goal, various measures have been prepared in which the company completed acquisitions of 4 (four) project in Nusa Dua Bali, Pondok Indah in South Jakarta and Tangerang Chester South.

This year the company has focused on developing a number of projects, such as Diamond City-Cipayung area of ​​3.48 ha, Graha Azzura MT Haryono area of ​​0.37 ha, Ciawi Superblock (Ciawi) area of ​​2.5 ha and Air Force Radar-Cimanggis, Depok area 6 ha.

“The total value of the projects that we have prepared this year to reach Rp 1.1 trillion,” he said.

Looking ahead, said Rudy, Prime Gapuraprima also adds new 3-star hotel that is Gapuraprima Hotel located at Jalan Gatot Subroto, Central Jakarta, Mega Kuningan Best Western Hotel, South Jakarta, as well as the Best Western Hotel-Serpong, Tangerang.

Buy New Machine for Sugar Factory Sidoarjo, PTPN X dug Rp 145 Billion

  • Posted on November 23, 2017 at 1:53 pm

Plantations PT Nusantara X (Persero) drizzle investment of Rp 145.3 billion to revitalize the sugar mill (PG) in PG Krembong, Sidoarjo. Investment includes the purchase of new machinery to increase capacity of 1,600 tons of cane per day (TCD) to 2,300 TCD.

Director of PTPN X Subiyono said the importance of pushing the PG to increase production capacity. Because there are 1847 sugar mills with small capacity in Indonesia. Where one of them is PG Krembong.

“Revitalization PG Kremboong will be PG-capacity model of the development of small to medium scale PG with large-scale business that is not only sugar but also produce electricity,” said Subiyono in a statement on Sunday (06/09/2013).

Prior PG Kremboong has 18 units of manual machines. Later changed to 2 units of automatic machine with a capacity of 1,500 kilograms per cycle. Sugar packing machine changed from an open to a closed system, so the more sterile and increase sugar production hygiene.

The machine will also serve for storage of energy by using turbines with a capacity of 4MW alternator that can produce surplus electricity. 2014 is expected to be realized by the program co-generation process bagasse into electricity to be sold to PLN.

“Program co-generation at PG Kremboong is part of an effort to optimize the economic potential of sugar cane produces not only sugar.’s Co-generation program complements a similar program that has been and will be held in PG and PG Ngadiredjo New Pesantren, Kediri,” he explained

Next is the installation of the boiler efficiency of high-pressure steam, so as to reduce loss of 2.8 percent to 2.3 percent.

In terms of quality, whiteness levels according to the scale ICUMSA (International Commission for Uniform Methods of Sugar Analysis) will drop from 180 IU to 100 IU. ICUMSA is a class standards of quality (grade) of sugar color is determined by a set of IU or International Units. Sugar ICUMSA intervals ranging 45-4600 IU. The lower the ICUMSA, the bright colors of sugar, and sugar in general is increasingly good quality.

Subiyono stated, PG Kremboong development will be integrated with other PG PG-exist in Sidoarjo, namely PG and PG Watoetoelis Toelangan. PG The third cluster included in Delta.

“In the scheme clusters, PG Kremboong be central to the development of co-generation process bagasse into electricity. Watoetoelis PG and PG Toelangan will be the supplier of sugarcane pulp. Accordingly, there is no resource is wasted in each PG,” said Subiyono

In 2013, PG Krembong targeting production of 29316.9 tons with a yield of sugar (sugar cane) is expected to reach 8.36 percent. In 2012 production reached 20 039 tons of sugar, up 7.94 percent from a year ago about 18558.5 tons.

Sugarcane land area within PG Kremboong reach 3,365 hectares in 2012, and this year is targeted to increase to 4,117 hectares. PG Krembong recorded profit growth of Rp 4, 55 billion in 2011 to Rp10, 01 billion in 2012.

Market Down, Kalla Toyota Remain Optimistic

  • Posted on November 12, 2017 at 3:59 pm

MAKASSAR, – Automotive Market this year was not as predicted. Previous dealers predict car sales in mid-year will be better, the reality is not as expected.
Based on data Polreg call centers in Sulawesi (except Sulawesi), the automotive market in April 2013 and May recorded as many as 4,800 units 4,596 units. In June this year, the market fell again to number 4,278 units.
Director of Operations Kalla Toyota, Hari Kaimuddin said, although the total market has decreased, it remains optimistic sales recorded this year is better than last year.
“Last month we try to be optimistic if the market rose in June. Moreover, it is always the beginning of the year sales fell. But it turned down (June). Bgitu However, we remain optimistic,” he said last weekend.
Kalla Toyota as the Toyota dealership in Sulawesi (except Sulawesi) in June 2013 posted sales of 2,281 units. Slightly decreased from the previous month’s sales are recorded 2,344 units.
“In terms of sales are down, but in terms of market share, Toyota rose to 53.4 percent,” he said.

Home Finance of America – Now Offering Lowest Mortgage Payments

  • Posted on November 6, 2017 at 9:53 am

Home Finance of America , one of the nation’s leading online mortgage banks, is proud to announce that they are offering a mortgage rate of 3.125% (APR 3.295%) for a mortgage fully amortizing in 30 years. The interest rate on this special loan program is fixed at 3.125% (APR 3.295%) for the first 5 years after settlement and is known throughout the mortgage industry as a 5/1 ARM. A 5/1 ARM fully amortizes in 30 years so like traditional a 30 year fixed rate mortgage so the resulting monthly payment is low. A 5/1 ARM has an initial fixed interest rate for the first 5 and may adjust once each year for the remaining 25 years of the loan. The initial fixed interest rates for adjustable rate mortgages are significantly lower than those offered for 30 year fixed rate mortgages.

While Home Finance of America is currently offers the mortgage industry’s lowest 30 year fixed rate mortgage at 4.125% (APR 4.293%) a financially savvy borrower will in most cases find the 5/1 ARM is a better product. On a $200,000 5/1 ARM at Home Finance of America’s current rate of 3.125% (APR 3.295%) a borrower would save $112.55 each month in a 5/1 ARM as compared to the 30 year fixed at 4.125% (APR 4.293%). This saves the borrower $1,350.60 each year and $6,753.00 during the first 5 years of the loan when the interest rate is guaranteed not to change.

The perceived risk of an “adjustable” rate mortgage is much greater than the actual reality. The average life of an American mortgage is surprisingly only 6.5 years; subjecting the average 5/1 ARM to only 1.5 years of higher payment risk and only two rate adjustments. Moreover, the Fed is committed to keeping the short term interest rates that affect the indexes determining adjustable mortgage rates low indefinitely. There’s a good chance that in 5 years a borrower will see their adjustable rate drop or remain the same. The savings almost always outweigh the risks.

About Home Finance of America:

Home Finance of America is a direct mortgage lender and will lock-in low mortgage rates for borrowers at the time of the application. Home Finance of America currently holds an A rating with the Better Business Bureau. The privately held corporation has specialized in originating low rate residential loans to qualified borrowers since 1993. They are a national leader in online mortgage lending. Loan originators are available seven days a week by calling 1-800-358-5626.

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Mobile sales Selling Well, Tiphone Gets Rp 129 Billion Profit

  • Posted on October 27, 2017 at 1:41 pm

PT Tiphone Mobile Indonesia Tbk (TELE) posted a net profit of Rp 129.3 billion in the first half of 2013, an increase of 63% compared to the same period last year to Rp 79.5 billion. The profit increase was triggered by increased revenues of the Company which reached Rp 4.49 trillion, an increase of 36% over the same period last year of Rp 3.3 trillion.

Of the total revenues, approximately 84% was contributed sales of mobile voucher of Rp 3.79 trillion, up 27% compared to the same period last year to Rp 2.98 trillion.

While handset sales reached Rp 654.6 billion, which accounted for approximately 14% of total revenue. Contribution of this handset revenue jumped 125% over the same period last year which was only Rp 291.3 billion.

Tiphone Director Tan Pin Lie said the increase in revenues from handset sales this significant is the impact of the company’s focus on developing a smartphone outlet network in collaboration with global vendors, such as Samsung Mobile and LG Mobile.

“In the first quarter and second quarter of this year, the Company aggressively developing a distribution network for smartphone products in collaboration with several global vendors, such as Samsung and LG. Past June, we have also been designated as a national authorized dealer of LG Mobile.’s Contributed to
growth in revenue from the handset sector, “Tan said in a press release on Thursday (08/01/2013).

In the past year, sales of handsets only contributes about 10% of the revenues of the Company. This year, the Company plans to increase the revenue contribution of 30% of the handset.

In early July, the company completed the acquisition of an importer and distributor of iPhone, PT Mitra Telecommunications Cellular, thus Tiphone position as an importer and distributor that will distribute the product to Apple Premium Reseller and other retailers across Indonesia.

With this acquisition, the company hopes to increase sales of handsets, especially the iPhone and iPad for 5-10% of total revenue, or about 20-30% of total handset sales.

IPhone sales are also working in bundling with operator PT Telekomunikasi Cellular (Telkomsel). Previously, the company also has teamed up with Samsung Mobile, by establishing outlets Samsung Experiential Shop.

Financial Industry harmed? Reported to FSA

  • Posted on October 26, 2017 at 1:50 pm

JAKARTA– Customers can complain to the Financial Services Authority (FSA) if aggrieved by the financial industry. In addition, the FSA will also provide facilities to the settlement of a dispute with a customer related financial services company.

The field of Education and the Commissioner of Consumer Protection Kusumaningtuti Soetiono FSA said the facility’s completion of customer complaints made ​​to the complaint which indicate disputes in the financial services sector.

“But there are conditions that must be met if the customers want to complain about cases of negligence related to the financial services industry, both banks, non-banks, insurance and capital markets to us,” said Kusumaningtuti during a press conference in his office, Jakarta, Tuesday (30/7 / 2013).

Terms include a maximum nominal value of Rp 500 million loss for customers in banking, capital markets, pension funds, life insurance, financing, mortgage companies or guarantees.

Meanwhile, general insurance, could face losses reported to the FSA maximum of Rp 750 million.

To that end, the aggrieved customer can submit a written application along with supporting documents related to the complaint. On the other hand, financial services businesses has also made efforts to resolve the complaint.

“However, customers are not able to accept the settlement or have passed the deadline as stipulated in the rules of the FSA,” he added.

Kusumaningtuti adds, filed this complaint is not a dispute that is being or has been decided by the courts or other mediating institutions.

In addition, the complaint merely civil, have never facilitated FSA and the complaint does not exceed 60 working days from the date of settlement of complaints result businesses of financial services to consumers.

Semester 1, Gas receipts Reaches 18.7 Billion U.S. Dollars

  • Posted on October 19, 2017 at 4:40 pm

JAKARTA – State revenue from the management of the oil and gas industry-upstream (oil) in the first half of this year reached 18.7 billion U.S. dollars, or higher than the target of 18.4 billion U.S. dollars.

Meanwhile, oil production per day has reached 99 percent, or an average of 831 118 barrels per day from the target set in the state budget in 2013 amounted to an average of 840,000 barrels of oil per day.

Unit chief Special Executive Upstream Oil and Gas (Migas SKK) Rudi Rubiandini claims, the achievement is unprecedented in a period of 3 years.

“The achievement of national oil production up to 99 percent of the budget target has never happened within the last three years. During the period of last three years of national oil production performance was always below 99%,” he said, Wednesday (07/31/2013).

He said the success achieved oil production and revenues is the result of hard work in SKK Oil workers, all workers Cooperation Contract (PSC), leaders and workers in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources and all stakeholders in the upstream oil and gas industry.

Therefore, Rudi appreciation to all stakeholders in order to increase production of oil and natural gas nationwide so that the target could be exceeded state revenues.

Although there are many unsuccessful PSC oil production exceeded the target set in the state budget in 2013, but some of them have worked very well exceed those targets.

Exceed Production

There are seven PSC, which surpassed the target of state budget in 2013, namely ConocoPhillips Indonesia Ltd, Vico Indonesia, Medco E & P Indonesia (S & C Sumatra), PHE ONWJ, Chevron Pacific Indonesia, Medco E & P Indonesia (Rimau) and ConocoPhillips (Grissik) Ltd..

The details are as follows: ConocoPhillips Indonesia Ltd managed to achieve oil production by an average of 34 867 barrels per day from the target in the state budget in 2013 amounted to 32 890.

Vico Indonesia managed to produce as much as 13,740 barrels of oil per day from the target of 13 010 barrels per day. Medco E & P Indonesia (S & C Sumatra) managed to produce 6,841 barrels of oil per day from the target of 6,630 barrels per day;

PHE ONWJ managed to produce 38 996 barrels of oil per day from the target of 38 080 barrels per day; Chevron Pacific Indonesia managed to produce 323 014 barrels of oil per day from the target of 319 430 barrels per day.

Medco E & P Indonesia (Rimau) managed to produce 14,086 barrels of oil per day from the target of 14,060 barrels per day.

For the PSC still can not meet the target set in the state budget-2013 as well as the target in the Work Programme and Budget (WP & B), Rudi hope they can improve their performance.

“Performance targets are not reached so soon improved to the national oil production target can also be exceeded. What we are doing right now is working for the State, for the national interest because it lets us collaborate and work together, “he said.