Net profit soared PTPP Doubles

Housing Development Tbk PT or PTPP recorded net profit surge 2.2 times or to Rp 143.4 billion in the first half of this year compared to the same period in 2012 of Rp 64.8 billion.

The increase in earnings was driven by increased revenue also doubled to Rp 4.17 trillion. The increase was, among others, the contributions of some major projects such as EPC projects and plant PLTGU Tanjung kitbag Duri Riau, Kalibaru port, Kuala Namu Airport, Semarang toll road-Bawen, Donggi Senoro roads and building projects privately owned.

In addition, the subsidiary factory precast concrete industry has also begun to contribute revenue and profit.

“The contribution of income and profit from property business pillar is projected to increase significantly in the next five years”, said Managing Director PTPP, Bambang Triwibowo, in Jakarta, Thursday (01/08/2013).

As of June 2013, the company has bagged new contracts amounting to Rp 9.5 trillion, or 2.5 times over the same period in 2012. Large projects that were achieved, among others, the Port-Cilegon Krakatau Bandar Samudra, Nifaro Apartments, St Moritz, The Kencana and Cikampek Toll-palimanan.

In addition, there is also a toll road development projects Gempol-Pandaan, Tunjungan Surabaya Plaza V, Terminal 3 Soekarno Hatta airport, railway in South Sumatra PT KAI, Infrastructure Sarulla 300 MW power plant in North Sumatra, Banten and Intermark apartment project 120 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant EPC Tanjung kitbag, 160 MW power plant in Muara Tawar Bangkanai and CNG.

With the acquisition of this new contract the Order book as of June 2013 reached Rp 25.3 trillion. This year the company expects revenue of Rp 10.2 trillion and net profit of Rp 370 Billion which is contributed from the five areas of the business they work at the company’s Construction, Property, EPC, Investment and Production of Precast concrete.

Analysts: Fear Makes Case IM2 Investors Capital Market.

JAKARTA – the current capital market investors worried about the telecommunications business pascaputusan court corruption (corruption) cases IM2. Equity analyst Pardomuan Sihombing explains, penalties and regulations that ensnare IM2 yet fully clear.
Pardomuan also assess the regulations are not clear as IM2 case could ensnare anyone who runs a business in the country. In this case the investors in the world’s capital markets.
“It could happen (investors will fear) that the decision was negative, meaning that is associated with the regulation of the telecommunications industry,” said Pardomuan Sihombing, Sunday (07/21/2013).
Pardomuan asserted, the current capital market investors require legal certainty. According to Pardomuan, IM2 case and rules in the telecommunications industry should be clear, so as to ensure the future development of the business.
“Investors who will invest in doubt whether an investment fund to be back or not, when the company suddenly entangled case,” said Pardomuan.
Pardomuan added that the symptoms have not been perceived concerns, the article of the legal process is not over. However, if there is already a binding verdict and declared IM2 guilty, then the impact will be felt.
“We all expect the final result will be better,” said Pardomuan.
Previously reported, the Corruption Court sentenced former Director of IM2, Indar Atmanto kuruangan 4 years with a fine of Rp 200 million, with subsidiary imprisonment of 3 months. Judge also sentenced IM2 pay fines of Rp 1.3 trillion. Judges cooperation-IM2 Indosat network there is an element of corruption.
This ruling a major impact, as almost all sectors of the telecommunications businesses registered as a public company is also running a similar business model. Including PT Indosat Tbk, PT Telkomsel, PT XL Axiata Tbk, PT Smartfren Telecom, PT. Bakrie Telecom Tbk and others.
Communication sector alone contributes to Rp 11.8 trillion in revenues and in 2012. This figure is the biggest revenue for Indonesia in addition to the energy and mineral resources.

High Spin enthusiasts, GM Pursue Production

JAKARTA Chevrolet Spin-Demand is high, making General Motors (GM) Indonesia pursue its production capacity, to meet all the demands of consumers.

As stated Marketing Director of PT General Motors Indonesia, Yuniadi Hartono, the current production capacity of Chevrolet assembly plant in Pondok Ungu Bekasi Spin, reaching a maximum of 40 thousand units.

“Today we have added a two-shift production, from initially only for one shift. This was done in order to pursue a market demand for the Chevrolet Spin-increasing,” said Hartono Yuniadi, in Jakarta.

The same thing also expressed by Maria Sidabutar, Public Relations Director of GM Indonesia, he saw significant demand for a Spin. This could make the Spin as the new flagship, accompanied Chevrolet Captiva and Aveo.

“Sales of Chevrolet itself in June this year compared to June of last year increased by 377 persen.Hal is also driven by demand Spin the go fast enough,” concludes Maria Sidabutar.

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 4, 75 trillion over the same period of 2012 which only 30 billion.
“The increase in net income was mainly due to tremendous rise in foreign exchange earnings which are noncash Rp 7, 6 trillion,” he said.
In the first half of 2012, the electricity SOEs suffered losses at Rp 6, 7 trillion, while the first half 2013 profit rate RP0, 9 trillion in order to obtain foreign exchange gain of Rp 7, 6 trillion.
Though, Benny continued, on the other hand an increase in interest expense and finance Rp2, 3 billion and increase the tax burden Rp1, 6 trillion.
According to him, the increase in foreign exchange gain of Rp 7, 6 trillion, mainly due to the appreciation of the rupiah against the yen by 10.4 percent even though at the same time the rupiah depreciated 2.7 percent against the U.S. dollar.
In the first half of 2012, the rupiah depreciated against both the yen and the U.S. dollar, respectively 2.4 percent and 4.5 percent.
“PLN pretty much liability in that decline yen yen positive impact on net income,” he said.
Benny also said that the first half of 2013 operating revenues rose 4.8 percent to Rp116, 7 billion when compared to the first half of 2012 amounted to Rp111, 4 trillion.
The increase in revenue, primarily from an increase in sales volume due to the addition of electric power customers and increase rates on a quarterly basis starting in January 2013 account.
Meanwhile, the operating expenses recorded Rp98, 3 trillion, up 3.6 percent compared to 2012 Rp94, 9 trillion.
“The increase in operating expenses among others, due to increased consumption of fuel and lubricants due to increased electricity sales and rising fuel prices,” he said.
Thus, he continued, first half 2013 operating income rose R1, 9 billion or 11.5 percent of Rp16, 5 trillion to Rp18, 4 trillion.
To EBITDA increased 10.1 percent to Rp30, 4 trillion from Rp27, 6 trillion.
The amount of non-current assets increased 2.6 percent to Rp484, 6 trillion on June 30, 2013 from Rp472, 1 trillion on December

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).