Salt production in Madura Confirmed Down Drastically

People’s Alliance Salt Indonesian Farmers Association (A2PGRI) ensure national salt production in 2013 will go down drastically. “Dropped due to drought this year quite dry wet,” said Member of the Presidium of A2PGRI Faisol Baidlowi, Saturday, July 6, 2013.
According to him, if in 2012 the national salt production reached 1.4 million tons, then this year’s production is predicted to fall about 30 percent, or stay in the range of 900 thousand tons. That, too, with notes by early June is no longer raining. “If it’s still raining, meaning no salt harvest this year,” said Faisol.
Faisol explained that early in the season to work on salt land began in May each year. July is usually the first stage of the harvest season and the subsequent salt harvest in August. “If the weather is normal this month, the harvest will come in around September to early October,” he said.
Meanwhile, in the District of Tempo has Tlanakan, Pamekasan, East Java, dozens of hectares of salt left abandoned and no signs will be worked. Some farmers improve irrigation visible only from the sea to their land.
Mastuki, a farmer, said he was still afraid to work the land for fear of losing money. Cost of work on salt land around Rp 50 thousand per day. “Once’ve ever worked on, direct rain, broken again,” said Mastuki.
When not working on the saline land, Mastuki admitted filling activities by pulling rickshaw with revenues of USD 40 to 50 thousand per day. “For everyday eating,” he said.

Earn Income AXA Mandiri Rp 1 Trillion in 2012, Up 20%

PT AXA Mandiri Financial Services (AXA Mandiri) net profit in 2012 reached Rp 1 trillion, an increase of 20% compared to net income in 2011.

In addition, the company recorded total premiums amounted to Rp 5.67 trillion during 2012, an increase of 17% compared to premium income in the same period in 2011.

In 2012, AXA Mandiri has recorded an increase in funds under management by 30% from the previous year to Rp 13.8 trillion. The increase in total assets triggered AXA Mandiri increase by 24% with the acquisition of 2012 reached Rp 14.3 trillion

AXA Mandiri President Director Jon Sandham in the exposure of the company’s performance in Jakarta today explains, AXA Mandiri profit growth is influenced by the level of customer persistency which further premium payments increased 59% over the previous year.

In addition to the investment performance recorded significant growth with the growth of investment was 64% compared to the previous year.

“AXA Mandiri’s performance during 2012 has shown significant positive growth and of course this is thanks to the solid cooperation between the two shareholders, namely Bank Mandiri as the largest bank in Indonesia with a wide network and a global AXA experienced in managing life insurance,” says Jon in a written statement on Tuesday (4/30/2013)

Growth in net income and assets further strengthens the company’s financial health conditions AXA Mandiri, visible from the capital adequacy ratio has considered aspects of risk (risk based capital / RBC) which reached 368% for the conventional portfolio and achieve 81% to fund tabarru ‘of sharia portfolio.

These figures far exceed the minimum requirements required by the regulator that is 120% for the conventional portfolio and 15% for the portfolio of Shariah. Even compliance adequacy ratio of 30% for new Shariah portfolio required at the end of 2014.

“The figure shows that AXA Mandiri is able to provide protection and client obligations on the requirements set by the regulators,” said Chief Financial Officer of AXA Mandiri Iwan Pasila.

Business growth throughout 2012, the company claims to be the market leader in Indonesia bancassurance. AAJI report on the third quarter of 2012 showed AXA Mandiri is located at the top of the bancassurance market share of 34.1% by Weight New Business Premium.

AXA Mandiri will continue to enhance the company’s growth and its commitment to utilize its financial strength in order to improve service to customers and support sales reps.

“This includes providing services proactively reach customers as services that directly serve the customer makes a claim on health care for example through our Care Corner in RSPP,” said Jon.

Making Sugars typical Home Based Industry in Garut

Tirelessly Iwan (35) continues to stir the pot iron brown viscous fluid. In front of her was a crock containing the same again. Alternately him play spoons of coconut shell-stemmed bamboo, alternate for 15 minutes.

“It’s a mixture of sugar, java, palm, coconut, and sugarcane. Not all the material from Garut, there sugarcane ordered from Kediri (East Java) together coconut sugar from Tasik, Banjar, and Cianjur,” said the man who was 5 years old involved in the cottage industry in the Market Guntur Garut, West Java, on Wednesday (07/10/2013).

In the process of cooking, Iwan put sugar then stir to form a thick liquid. “Until good. Afterwards input all the sugar. Stirred half hour. If you want to quickly be ready to pour, yes fire digedein,” he said.

After continued stirring and was considered quite mature, and then take a plastic scoop Iwan bercorong. Her bony hands slowly pour the liquid mixture into a thick sugar mold 5 cm in diameter.

“Made it sober, simple cut the pipe,” he explained, pointing to a vertical thickness of 2 cm mold it. Iwan then deftly move the dipper 50th winnowing prints are arranged in a square of wood.

After that, the mold stacked on top of another winnowing. “Dikeringin first, about 1 hour. Wear only dry winds. Was only after it is removed from the mold,” he explained.
While, a fat and short stature mother sitting in a chair not far from the corner of the window at the top of the table where Iwan brown viscous liquid was poured.

“That was brown sugar making process. In Guntur Market makers have 3 red sugar. One of us,” said the woman who called Nur (33) it. His hands deftly releasing brown sugar slab width 5 cm from the mold.

Despite having a similar business competitors, Nur said he was not worried about losing customers who on average small traders such as gado-gado.

In fact, usually orders pile up ahead of Idul Fitri. Whereas for this year claimed to have caught Nur orders weighing 5 quintals of sugar as fast last year.

“It’s still a daily kayak, 60 kg of sugar at all to make. From there be 120 kg. Wrapped so each 10 kg. Kayak gini,” Nur said as he showed a yellowish brown sugar composition of the plastic-wrapped parcel pretty similar.

Nur said the sugar round yellowish color size diameter 8 cm and 5 cm thick is no different from the other manufacture. The only difference is the composition of the sugar.

“If a more yellow coconut sugar, it is also different, so a bit salty. Arennya If the sugar thicker and sweeter,” said Nur.

Iwan and Nur hope this simple production continues to run and sustainable. Because there are other competitors already in the Banjar, West Java, which is capable of producing more and using automated production equipment.

China Industrial Profits Reach Rp 820 trillion as of June

China’s industrial profit growth slowed in June, because the country’s economy will weaken, rising costs, and the price of goods down because demand is growing moderately.

Based on data released by the Bureau of Statistics of China, on Friday (26/07/2013) net income of Chinese companies rose 6.3 percent (year on year / yoy) to 502.4 billion yuan (82 billion U.S. dollars, or Rp 820 trillion) . Growth is lower when compared to the previous month to reach 8.8 percent.

Stock markets in China also fell for the third time on the same day, in response to low growth in manufacturing, after the Chinese government reduce its 19 capacity to trim excess supply causes the price to drop.

At the same time, China’s National Council has also offered limited support through acceleration of railway construction, tax cuts for small businesses and cut export costs.

“In terms of policy, the most obvious thing is there is no economic stimulus package in China,” Zhu Haibin, an economist at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Which is based in China.

According to him, the Chinese government is now trying to formulate fiscal policy to be more effective at reducing the administrative expenditure.

Meanwhile, on the monetary side, the Chinese central bank is trying to boost credit directly channeled to the real sector.

Industry: Ginger drink that makes Fit!

More nutritious drinks attractive and wanted by the community. Because many people who care about healthy living. One of the much-loved beverage that is made ​​from natural ingredients such as turmeric. Seger felt fit to arouse.

Traditional herbs though occasionally underestimated proved to have tremendous benefits, especially for the body. One is ginger that in today’s modern society is rather difficult to find. Moreover, to process them into something delicious to eat is not something easy.

But now it seems we’ve been spoiled with the development of technology. Some of the cottage industry and the process has been a lot of ginger into the drink ‘decent’ consumption. In the sense of not only the packaging is attractive but it is also more delicious and fresh to be consumed daily.

The one that produces the drink ginger is Eve Inti Indonesia (Hawaii), located in Banyuwangi – Bali. Where the production of ginger drinks packaged in glass bottles in Sari Rasa Temulawak label. Besides this drink was commonly found in the form of an instant.

This drink is made from extracts of ginger, sugar, and other spices. Moreover, this ginger drink now can be enjoyed like other bottled beverages which in cold conditions. There are so many benefits that can be enjoyed after consumed as increase appetite, prevent colds and so forth.

PTPP Gets Projects Rp 4.5 Trillion in 3 Months

Construction of the state-owned Housing Development Tbk PT (PTPP) in the first quarter -2013 obtain new contracts Rp 4.5 trillion. New contracts coded PTPP has penetrated 23% of the target for the project in 2013, which amounted to Rp 19.7 trillion.

“This acquisition increased 2.5 times compared to the acquisition of new contracts to the same period last year,” said Betty Ariana PTPP Corporate Secretary in a press release on Friday (05/04/2013).

PTPP in this water dragon year targets to carve a net profit of Rp 370 billion, up 20% compared to the previous year’s target. The increase in the net income derived from the business income of 4 fields of construction, property, EPC, and investment.

Major projects which was won PTPP, among other projects JW Marriot Hotel, St Moritz, The Kencana, malls Sun Karawang, M Gold Tower, Uluwatu Hotel, Surabaya Tunjungan Plaza V, Terminal 3 of Soekarno-Hatta Airport, train tracks South Sumatra by PT KAI, and Combined Cycle Power Plant EPC project Tanjung kitbag 120 megawatts (MW).

Eid cakes were scrumptious production

Jakarta – It determines the choice of cakes what would you buy for Idul Fitri? Lapis legit, lapis Surabaya, kaastengels, nastar or sago cheese? This week a good time shopping for Eid cakes. The prices of the cake was already creeping up. Starting from Rp 50,000 to Rp. 580,000 per pan. Here is a list of pastry shops choice!

Lapis Legit cake is one of the old classic cake that must be present during Lebaran. This one pie is never subsided buyers. Spekoek seasoning or spices are fragrant and thin layers of cake is his trademark.

Now with the rising price of flour, eggs, and butter, Lapis Legitpun prices go up. Understandably because for 1 baking tray takes 30 chicken eggs. Not to mention the butter and terigunya. Plus how to make that take a long time, while the price of LPG gas had gone up anyway.

If you do not have a recipe mainstay and skills to make cookies or cake for Idul Fitri, do not worry. In Jakarta there are a variety of bakery and pastry shop that offers a variety of pastries and cakes in a variety of prices. If you want a more special, homemade pastries cottage industry could also be a mainstay. Usually the price is cheaper and tastes better!

One of the home of the legendary cake maker is Ny. Tjoen in the area of ​​West Jakarta. Ny. Tjoen or familiarly called Tante this Tjoen since 1995 has opened the order lapis legit in his home as well as business premises.

“At first I make cakes as a hobby, and then a lot of time to attend classes and even joined in the IFIs and learned a lot there. Privileged my first cake because it is made of materials of high quality, mini size, and without preservatives,” he explained Tante Tjoen length.

From the first he did not open the store, but orders flowed from the subscription either through friends or homemade cake I’ve ever tasted. For the variant itself Tante Tjoen only offer 3 variants lapis legit, namely ancient lapis legit, chocolate and cheese with mini size about 20cmx5cm.

About the small size as to be different than with other sellers, Tante Tjoen admitted homemade cakes often purchased for souvenirs to foreign countries. “For layer cake the size of a legit it feels very fitting and practical for souvenirs. Preservative Without this cake stand for about 1 week,” he said Tante Tjoen who handle themselves making the cookies.

Matter of taste do not hesitate anymore. Although tiny lapis legit Tjoen aunt’s homemade rolls soft texture, smooth, non-greasy with lapis legit aroma fragrant spices. This is all because the cake is made from chicken eggs and butter wisjman original.

Chiffon Cake made Tjoen aunt also famous for its texture smoother despite not wear additives and made from native materials. Pandan chiffon cake like his gorgeous green berwanra, ‘mentul-mentul’, soft, not too sweet with the scent of fragrant pandan original.

This Lebaran, Tante Tjoen good layer cake flooded with orders and chiffon cake. For layer cake flavors legit for all he set a price of Rp 125.000,00 – Rp and Rp 135.000,00 80.000,00 – Rp 85.000,00 for chiffon cake with mocha flavor, cheese and pandan.

Since Eid is getting closer, you should begin to make choices. Price-quality pastries are per jar (450g) around Rp 50,000 –

Selling Well Rattan Baskets Parcel

Fingers Lewis, 52 Years, expertly weave rattan. The rattan woven into a small basket. Then the basket was his sandpaper so that the surface becomes slippery and covered with liquid varnish.
“It hampers baskets for Eid,” he said, Tempo, when met at his stall in Jalan rattan Dona ODOT, District Tassel, Friday, July 19, 2013. Lewis is a rattan craftsmen in Rumbai. Various home appliances in production such as chairs, tables, baskets, hood of food and toys.
Tassel area is known as the center of rattan in Pekanbaru. The craftsman was busy weaving wicker to order consumer, since the month of Ramadan is away rattan orders increased compared to normal days.
Lewis said the high interest rattan been happening since the beginning of the fasting. Because consumers need household items made from rattan is when the feast of Eid. “Ahead of Eid is more and more orders,” said the former Chairman of the Association of Craftsmen Rattan.
Increasing order of rattan also accompanied by increased earnings of the artisans. Lewis said, if he’s just a normal day gain in a month turnover of USD 15 million, while the fasting month he can earn double the usual day at $ 30 million per month.
Lewis said the rattan species that the public interest ahead of the Eid al-Fitr is the parcel basket. If he was just a normal day produce fruit baskets parcels 50 to 100 pieces per month, but since the beginning of the fasting Lewis has produced 2,000 parcels of fruit baskets. Lewis said, the parcel Basket demand by Shop Gift Baskets and offices.
The price offered varies, depending on the size and model of wicker. The price of a basket of parcels priced at Rp 80 thousand to Rp 300 thousand dollars. If the shelves are shaped parcels offered at a price of Rp 15 thousand to $ 30 thousand, depending on many levels of the parcel shelves.
Also experienced an increase in demand for rattan species hood of food, the day he could sell the hood of food as much as 10 to 15 pieces of fruit per day. The price offered is also varied from Rp 100 thousand to Rp 150 thousand dollars.
While the demand for chairs, desks and children’s toys such as rocking horses running relatively normal as usual. Price 1 wicker chair type seats cost Rp 3 million elephants, cobras and 1 seat long Rp 2 million. Toys for 1 piece children piggyback type offered at a price of Rp 200 thousand.
Lewis thankful not happen constraints in supply of raw rattan. “Alhamdulillah raw materials smoothly,” he said. If the raw material in Pekanbaru drag, he could order raw rattan from West Sumatra.
Lewis admitted ahead of Idul Fitri is receiving more orders fruit baskets parcels reach 2000, as a result he was forced to absorb a lot of labor to resolve consumer demand before Eid just two weeks away. Lewis is currently employing 20 people craftsmen. “So many of my own as well go to work,” said the owner of three pieces of rattan craft stalls.

Production of 834,000 Barrels of Oil per Day Maximum

Head of Special Unit the Upstream Oil and Gas (Migas SKK) Rudi Rubiandini estimates, production of crude oil and condensate in 2013, up 834,000 barrels per day.
“At present, production is 831,700 barrels per day and by the end of the 834 000 barrels,” he said in Jakarta on Tuesday.
According to him, the production level is still lower than the budget target set at 840,000 barrels per day.
“But, to be 99.3 per cent achievement was good,” he said.
In the last 1.5 months, production is declining mainly due to a number of field maintenance cut gas condensate production.
However, he added, in the second half of 2013, the SKK optimistic that production could increase to 840,000 barrels per day.
Although, in the second half of 2013, the production of the Offshore North West Java (ONWJ) down due to bridge work (plattform).
However, in the second half as well, there is the addition of Block West Madura Offshore (WMO) which started production three wells.
In contrast to oil, Rudi optimistic “lifting” gas will exceed the budget target.
According to him, until the first half of 2013 production was still 6,998 BBTUD or lower than the budget target BBTUD 7175.
“However, we are optimistic until the end of 2013 will exceed the budget target,” he said.
Head of the Division of Oil and Gas Utilization Gas SKK Popi Nafis Ahmad added that the present downturn is “lifting” gas is mainly because there is a maintenance schedule Tangguh, Papua, and Bontang, East Kalimantan, and damage to electrical transformer in Cilegon, Banten.
“However, going forward, there is a field that will increase its production,” he said.
Which are expected to come from South Mahakam field managed by Total E & P Indonesia with a production rate of 115 MMSCFD, Musi East of PT Pertamina EP 20 MMSCFD, Epic Sengkang 12 MMSCFD, and Ruby from Pearl Oil Sebuku 6.7 MMSCFD.