Market and Commercial


Up turnover, Kalbe Farma Gets Rp 922 Billion Profit

Net income of PT Kalbe Farma Tbk (KLBF) rose 14.2% in the first half of 2013 to Rp 922 billion. The rise in profits was driven significant sales growth. In line with net income, earnings per share also increased to Rp 20 per share from Rp 17 per share. While net sales grew by 18.9%…


PLN: Net Profit Up 15 833 Percent

Company Limited reported a net profit of PLN in the first half of 2013 amounted to 15 833 percent compared to the same period of 2012. Head of Commercial Division PLN Benny Marbun in Jakarta on Thursday, said the first half of 2013, net income reached Rp 4, 78 trillion, a significant increase of Rp…


Permata Bank Net Income Up 15 Percent

JAKARTA-PT Bank Permata Tbk throughout the first half 2013 net profit of Rp 818 billion, up 15 percent compared with the same period in 2012. Director of Bank Permata, David Fletcher said the company’s total operating income by the end of June 2013 amounted to Rp 3.2 trillion, up 12.28 percent compared with the same…


Projected industry growth of 6.5 percent

National industry growth is projected to end the year at 6.5 percent, in line with national economic growth sought to remain above six per cent. “I am optimistic the industry growth of 6.5 per cent until the end of the year,” Industry Minister MS Hidayat said after giving the poor kapada Eid gifts and employee…


Bakrie and Brothers Profit Drops So Rp 8.3 Billion

Net income of PT Bakrie and Brothers Tbk (Bakrie) fell dramatically during the first half of 2013 to only Rp 8.36 billion. In fact, in the same period of the previous year the company was pocketing a profit of Rp 214.35 billion. President Director of Bakrie and Brothers Bobby Gafur Umar stated, profit drop due…


Bank Profit Reaches Rp 8.3 Trillion, Up 16%

PT Bank Mandiri Tbk recorded a net profit of Rp 8.3 trillion in the first half of 2013. This profit rose by 16% from the previous period in 2012. Bank Mandiri president director Budi G Sadikin explain the increase in net income was driven by the acquisition of translucent increase in operating income of Rp…


PTPN X to Issue Bonds Rp 700 Billion, Supports Business Expansion

Expected this year, PT Nusantara Plantation X (Persero) to issue bonds worth Rp 700 billion. Proceeds from the bond issue will be used to support the company’s expansion. Preparation of the bond issue amid accelerated. “Using fiscal year 2012 financial statements, we expect bond issuance could take place the first half of this year,” said…


Astra Print Profit of Rp 4.3 trillion, Thinning 7%

PT Astra International Tbk (ASII) recorded a profit of Rp 4.3 trillion at the end of March 2013. Thinning profit 7% of the acquisition of the same period of the previous year of Rp 4.6 trillion. The fall in profit was in line with the Astra stagnanya Astra turnover alias net income in the first…


Microsoft gets Rp 8.2 Trillion of Tablet Surface

Jakarta – Microsoft just earned revenues of approximately U.S. $ 853 million (about USD 8.2 trillion) of the Surface tablet sales. This amount is actually less than the abolition of Surface asset value, which does not sell, that is U.S. $ 900 (about USD 8.6 trillion). This figure was revealed in the annual financial statements…


Minister of Industry: Industrial Investment Prospects Promising

JAKARTA,-┬áMenteri Perindustrian RI MS Hidayat menilai prospek investasi di sektor industri akan sangat menjanjikan. Hal ini dilihat baik dari Penanaman Modal Dalam Negeri (PMDN) maupun Penanaman Modal Asing (PMA). “Prospek investasi, khususnya di sektor industri baik PMDN maupun PMA ke depan sangat menjanjikan,” kata Hidayat dalam siaran pers di Jakarta, Rabu (31/7/2013). Hidayat mengatakan, sebagai…