Ahead of Idul Fitri, Tuberose Flowers Laris Manis

Ahead of Eid, people usually decorate their homes with fresh flowers. Residents usually invade the largest flower market in Jakarta, Rawa Belong.
Head of Business Unit Means Sentra Rawa Belong Flower Market Flower M Muljadi said the most sought after community interest ahead of Eid is the tuberose flower.
He considered the tuberose flower is highly sought after by people who want to decorate her house when Lebaran. “Tuberose became the best-selling interest ahead of the Eid al-Fitr,” said Muljadi to Tempo in his office, Tuesday, August 6, 2013, afternoon.
Mulyadi revealed in January, about 800 thousand to one million tuberose flower stalks are sold out for the H-3 to H-1 or takbiran night. Tuberose stalks one for Rp 5000-6000. “Imagine if sold 800ribu stalk, flower traders how the overall turnover in the Rawa Belong market,” said Muljadi.
A similar sentiment was expressed by Toyib (59), flower merchants Ambarawa origin, Central Java. Toyib admitted Tuberose flower sales increased dramatically ahead of Eid. “Especially at night takbiran, I could sell a lot. Were so many to forget how the stalks are sold,” said Toyib.
Grace, 39 years old, one of the consumers who buy flowers Tuberose in Rawa Belong market is said every year to buy flowers to decorate her house. Once purchased, Grace willing to spend Rp 500 thousand to 100 tuberose stalks.
“It’s over the years I bought here, to beautify the house,” said the mother of two children. “She smelled too bad, make a fresh home.”
Muljadi assess the increase in sales of the Tuberose is affected by the fall holidays and leave together ahead of Idul Fitri. According to him, if the schedule falls off with the 4-5 days ahead of Eid, the tuberose sales will decline, but not too significant.
“So depending on the holiday of Eid fall when, as in 2008, when it fell off a longer time after Lebaran, so our sales to decline,” said Muljadi. “Yes, because people do not have time to buy.”

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.

Sales at Hypermart Selling Well, the Sun Gets Rp 63 Billion Profit

PT Matahari Putra Prima Tbk (MPPA) recorded a rise in net income during the first quarter of 2013 to Rp 63.2 billion. The figure was up 53.96% of the net profit the same period the previous year which only Rp 29 billion.

The company’s net profit increase was supported by higher revenues in the first quarter of 2013 which reached Rp 2.6 trillion, up 13.04% from the same period revenue last year amounted to Rp 2.3 trillion.

Acquisition of the company’s revenue is contributed full of Matahari Food Division (MFD), which is more than 90% is the result of the Hypermart.

This performance can not be directly compared with last year’s performance, due to the divestiture of assets / non-core business at the end of 2012 ago.

Since its launch in 2004 Hypermart, MFD scored a CAGR growth rate of 27.9%, which is the core strength of the Company’s growth and future prospects.

Operating profit also rose 32.2% to USD 74.6 billion from USD 56.4 billion last year. EBITDA reached USD 165 billion.

MPPA now recorded net interest income of USD 6.9 billion in the first quarter of 2013, higher than net interest expense of Rp 5.6 billion last year. This is due to lower interest expense of Rp 38.3 billion from Rp 62.7 billion last year, in line with the Company’s plan for the payment of the debt from the results obtained from the divestment of non-core end of last year.

Throughout the first quarter of 2013, the company has opened 2 new Hypermart stores located in Jakabaring, Palembang and Ambon.

New outlets Jakabaring further strengthen market dominance Hypermart in West Sumatra, while new outlets Ambon, which is a second outlet in the Maluku islands, also further strengthen market penetration and expansion Hypermart landing in eastern Indonesia.

In 2013, the Hypermart plans to open 20 new outlets across Indonesia.

“It makes us a hypermarket operator with the highest growth rates. Hypermart We will deliver the 100th will be operated at the end of 2013 and will be the largest and leading hypermarket retailer in Indonesia,” said Benjamin Mailool MPPA President in his press conference, in Jakarta, Monday (06/03/2013).

In the same period, MPPA also welcome Temasek Holding a significant shareholder with a plan to have a 26.1% ownership stake in the MPPA.

Together with PT Multipolar Tbk (MLPL) as the majority shareholder with a 50.2% stake, MPPA will get a more solid support from shareholders in its aim to develop the retail business forward.

“We are proud to see MPPA still carve out a good performance in the first quarter of 2013 despite having to operate in a challenging market environment,” said Benjamin.

In addition, the divestment of non-core as well as the successful participation as a strategic shareholder Temasek increasingly bring MPPA achieve its mission to be the No. 1 modern FMCG retailer in Indonesia in the next short period.

“MPPA is a leading modern FMCG retailer in Indonesia, which has the widest network of stores by 82 hypermarkets, 28 supermarkets, 80 pharmacy outlets that operate in more than 52 cities across Indonesia,” he said.

Ancol turnover of 2 billion more print

Entertainment venues Ancol, North Jakarta, reap a turnover of more than 2 billion on the second day of Eid al-Fitr 1434 AH which fell on Friday, August 9, 2013.

According to the PR Ancol, Ari Kurniawan, the revenue came from about 50 thousand visitors who thronged the Jaya Ancol amusement park.

“For the entrance fee alone Rp17.500 Ancol. Assume there are 50 thousand already Rp1 billion,” Ari said in Jakarta on Friday.

Further Ari mentions that 6 thousand of visitors come to enjoy the Ancol park rides or play Fantasy Theme Park World (Dufan).

“The entry fee Dufannya reached Rp250 thousand, multiplied by six thousand additional R1 billion already,” he said.

Ari mentions that most existing visitors thronged the arenas like Beach Bende Ancol beach, Beach Pool, and Beach Carnival.

“Half of the visitors it meets the coast. Therefore, since last year we added two new beaches that Bende and Ancol Beach,” he said.

According to the monitoring BETWEEN, many visitors who spread the mat or just playing in the water along the beach Ancol. Most of the visitors are families who brought along his children and relatives.

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

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

Thrift TP PKK, Give Subsidies USD 40.9 million

Face widths, Fueling Team Empowerment and Family Welfare (PKK) Purbalingga held a bazaar. This time it was held in the village of Losari District Apex court over two days, Tuesday – Wednesday (30-31/7).
Chairman PKK Purbalingga, Sudarli Sudjatmoko Heru said the activity is a concern held by the PKK against cheap basic food needs for the community, especially the poor.
“In order to ensure cheap food packages on target, we give coupons to those entitled to purchase,” he said.
Overall, further Sudarli, turnover of sales of goods that are provided for low market activity reached USD 158.475 million. With total subsidies provided by the Department and women’s organizations market participants priced Rp 40.975 million.
Meanwhile, Purbalingga Regent Heru Sudjatmoko, when opening the asking people who have better financial capability, providing opportunities brothers underprivileged citizens, to first utilize the facilities provided cheap groceries.
“That is, give an opportunity to the people who duitnya bit. Allow their first purchase, so that they can be assisted in meeting their needs before Eid,” he said.

Profit Up 273.2 percent Eterindo

Eterindo Wahanatama Tbk PT (ETWA) posted a first-half net profit rose 273.2 per cent to Rp33, 2 billion compared with the same period last year ie Rp 8, 9 billion.

The growth is in line with the company’s revenue increased 51.2 percent to Rp605, 4 billion. The increase is also supported by the large volume of sales. Sales volume stood at 39,000 metric tons, up by 34.5 percent from 29,000 metric tons in the last year with the average selling price of Rp9, 3 million metric tons in the first half of 2013.

President Director Immanuel Sutarto, stated operational performance during the first half of this biodiesel has increased significantly compared to the same period the previous year.

“We hope that the Government will soon implement a policy mix of 10 percent biodiesel (B10) in 2013 as a way of improving national energy security,” he said in a written statement published on Thursday (08/01/2013).

Gross profit increased 58.8 percent from Rp54, 6 billion to Rp86, 7 billion. Gross margin to 14.3 percent from 13.6 percent the same period last year.

Operating profit jumped by 57.1 percent from Rp34, 2 billion to Rp53, 8 billion. Similarly, EBITDA increased 82.9 percent to Rp66, 3 billion compared with the same period last year ie Rp36, 2 billion.

Equity increased from 0.8 times to 1.2 times as a result of an increase in bank debt amounted to 64.8 percent from Rp350, 7 billion to Rp577, 9 billion
to finance the growth of its business.

BSD Bag Sales of Rp 4, 19 Trillion

PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk (BSDE) recorded pre-sales of Rp 4, 19 trillion in the first semester of 2013. The achievement equivalent to a growth of 79 percent compared with the same period in 2012 amounted to Rp2, 35 trillion.

“In the first semester of 2013 BSDE has gained 60 percent or Rp 4, 19 trillion marketing sales target of 2013, the Company determined that 7 trillion,” said Director and Corporate Secretary of PT Bumi Serpong Damai Tbk, Hermawan Wijaya quoted from a written statement the company on Tuesday (16/07/2013).

Accelerated growth, he added, is sustained partnership strategy and solid demand for the products of particular residential property that we offer both in BSD City as well as in other projects that we manage.

Under the project, BSD City as a flagship project of the members of the group Sinar Mas Land posted the biggest contribution to marketing sales which amounted to 82 percent. While Tourism contributes the second largest city with a seven per cent next Grand Tourism Bekasi contribute five percent and others.

Based on segment income, the biggest contributor of marketing sales the first half of 2013, recorded by the proportion of land sales by 64 per cent to the total sales and marketing accounted for by the second largest contributor with 26 per cent of residential sales. This was driven by the sale of the land to the three strategic partners of the Company through a subsidiary that was formed by the joint venture scheme. The three partners are, among others, Hongkong Land, AEON Mall Japan and Dyandra.

“In 2012, contribution of land sales in the range of 32 percent residential and 58 percent was recorded. Segment of land this year be the growth driver for the Company, it is our strategy to double its growth through value creation on land-bank that we manage,” he explained.

Home Shop segment (Shophouse) during the first half of 2013 contributed nine percent or Rp391, 72 billion compared to gains in the same period in 2012 which is Rp169, 12 billion. This segment grew 43 percent year on year (yoy) and became the third largest contributor to the Company’s marketing sales.

Come Enjoy Good EMC Indonesia Industrial Properties

Industrial properties are very excited. Many buildings, malls, apartments and housing built everywhere.

Passion that turns a positive impact on EMC storage players. For the second quarter of this year, EMC has also enjoyed the delicious Indonesian property industry.

“One of the significant business (growth) is not in the leading sectors such as telecommunications and banking, but the property industry is hot. Many transactions. Also in the financial and telecommunications industries, “said Adi Rusli (Country Manager, EMC Indonesia) on the achievement of the company ahead of time to break the fast together in Jakarta yesterday (07/30/2013).

Adi insisted, EMC revenue spearhead Indonesia remains the financial and telecommunications sectors. “But there is a rising industrial properties (growth) with demand virtualization to cloud storage consolidation,” he explained.

Compared to the first quarter of this year, said Adi, EMC’s total revenue in the country grew by 8.2%. “It should be bigger,” said Adi. Greater constraints on growth, he said, is not economic factors. “But because many projects are backed up to the third quarter. Usually January to July slowed somewhat, “he explained.

For storage business, said Adi, achieving EMC in the first half of 2013 grew 24% compared to the same period last year. While in total, EMC revenue in Indonesia for the first half of this year grew 25.4% compared to the first half of 2012.

Citing data from research institutions IDC for the first quarter of 2013, Adi mentioned that the EMC is now sitting in third. “In Indonesia, EMC is not number one,” he admitted. “But there is a significant growth. First, four years ago, EMC no ranking (in Indonesia), “he explained.

Currently, there are about EMC focuses on the business of big data, cloud and security. EMC’s business is divided into the field of storage, virtualization and Pivotal (big data). Confused what is Pivotal? Pivotal is a new platform, where all the virtualized infrastructure and presented as a service (service) and complete control through software. Pivotal is a new business entity EMC, the EMC’s ownership of 60%, 20% and 10% GE VMware.

German Build Pharmaceutical Plant Rp1 Trillion Worth

Germany will build a pharmaceutical factory in Indonesia with an investment of Rp 1 trillion (100 million U.S. dollars), because the pharmaceutical industry prospects are quite bright with the large number of residents supported.
“The pharmaceutical plant will produce intravenous fluids and injectable medications that are built in two phases to be completed within the next two years,” said President Director of PT B Braun Medical Indonesia Manogaran in Jakarta on Friday.
Menuru him, at the initial phase of the plant which was built in an area of ​​19 hectares that will have a production capacity of 75 million units per year, and 150 million units in the second phase.
“The pharmaceutical industry in the country is currently growing, because the construction of the plant in order to meet the needs of the wider community is considered very precise. Presence factory We are optimistic that the market will respond well,” he said.
Asked about the investment fund, he said, the fund 100 percent of the B. Braun instead of loans.
“We have the funds to invest in Indonesia,” he said.
Manogaran said, 75 million units of production was around 50 million to meet the needs of domestic and 25 million more for export.
“In the second phase of 150 million units, about 75 million units for export to other countries such as neighbor and Europe,” he said.
He added that the first operational employed about 500 people and will increase up to 800 people at the second stage.
“We will make Jakarta as a training center to prepare an integrated Indonesian experts to contribute in the factories B Braun. We also expect the presence of this plant will be more beneficial to the community especially the Asia Pacific Indonesia can enjoy better health services and affordable, “he said.
Meanwhile, the Board of Director Melsunger B Braun AG, Dr. Meinrad Lugan said, as the pharmaceutical and medical device company that has been supporting the hospital and healthcare industry in the world B Braun continues to innovate to provide products products affordable world-class standards.
“Given the strategic development of Indonesia, the German company committed to make Indonesia as a Center of Excellence for the Asia Pacific region,” he said.
He said, B Braun wanted to help reduce the risk of airborne contamination, bacteria and on bacteria, because it is made of fluid infusion which is the main product used as a basis for patient care.
“For the design of the bottle and technology is an important aspect in addition to the content to be packaged better,” he said.
Advisor to the Minister of Finance and Community Development Division Ministry of Health, Dr Yusharman said investment in the pharmaceutical industry today dalama country desperately needed.
“Because it’s a plan B Braun to build a pharmaceutical factory in Indonesia immediately supported,” he said.
The Government, he added very grateful for the investment made by the German pharmaceutical company.
“Because of his presence will provide support for the need for intravenous fluids is necessary to program the Social Security Agency (BPJS),” he said.
According to him, the Indonesian market in 2013 will require intravenous fluids as much as 100 million units per year and in 2020 will increase to 200 million units per year.
“B Braun also has a research and development center sharing, as well as to educate the Indonesian public, it makes me more optimistic,” he said.