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China's steel make ASEAN producer suffer

Economic of scale and pricing strategy make China steel product has do good penetration in ASEAN market.  China’s steel export registered 106.73 million tonnes in 2016. Finished steel export to ASEAN,  rose by a double digit of 14% y-o-y to 36.4 million tonnes in 2016.
China’s export of bar to ASEAN remained significant, at 13.3 million tonnes in 2016, an increase of 11.5% y-o-y. However, the export volume dropped 50% y-o-y to less than half a million tonnes in January 2017. Among the six countries in ASEAN, Indonesia was the main destination of bar export from China with a volume of 3.6 million tonnes in 2016. The volume declined by half to 133,859 tonnes in January 2017. The second largest destination was Philippines. The export volume in January 2017 registered 121,371 tonnes, a decline by 32.4% y-o-y 
China’s section’s export to ASEAN was 1.7 million tonnes in 2016, an increase of 24% y-o-y, but the volume declined significantly by 27.5% y-o-y to less than 100,000 tonnes in Janua…

India diaspora growing fantastic

Although second to China in terms of population, India's diaspora is the largest in the world at 16 million people. Of that, almost 4 million live in the United States. Immigrants came in waves: early arrivals were largely unskilled, followed by engineers and doctors and other professionals. Today, they are the top recipients of temporary high-skilled worker visas and are more likely to be higher educated, be employed, and earn a higher income that other foreign-born populations.

Over 15.5 million Indians live outside the country, a number greater than the combined populations of Zimbabwe and Kuwait. Since 2005, when Indians formed the world’s third largest diaspora at 9.5 million, their numbers have risen by staggering 60%, a new study on international migration by the United Nations has reported.
Here is Top 10 Diaspora Country of the world
1. India 2. Mexico 3. Russia 4. China 5. Bangladesh 6. Pakistan 7. Ukraine 8. Philippines 9. Syria 10. United Kingdom

The report said that …

China Shrimp Market Up, Will Import More

The US and Japan were traditionally the largest importers of shrimp, but China is importing larger quantities of the shellfish than ever before. Consumption has more than doubled since 2005. Over a decade ago, China was consuming around 700,000 tons each year.
As of 2016, Chinese consumers are eating 1.7 million tons of shrimp annually. This is a massive increase – in the region of 123% compared with 2005’s levels. Over the past five years consumption of shrimp has risen 60%.
China itself is a shrimp producer and exporter, the world’s largest in fact, yet, as with many seafood varieties, domestic demand cannot keep up with rising consumption levels. Subsequently, imports of shrimp products, including white leg, black tiger and processed shrimp, are growing in volume and value.
During the first half of 2016, China imported 68% more shrimp compared with the same period in 2015. 32,000 tons of the crustacean made its way to China during this period. Subsequently, greater demand has led …

Middle class growing boost salmon demand in China

China may soon become an even bigger customer for Alaska salmon, and not just the bright red fillets. Since 2011 when it zoomed past Japan, China has purchased more Alaska seafood than any nation, with purchases nearing $800 million — some 54 percent of all Alaska exports are sent to China.
In Chinese culture, fish symbolize abundance and prosperity. A growing middle class now earns the equivalent of about $25,000 in U.S. dollars annually, giving buyers disposable income to spend on such high-end food as salmon. Add in increasing public concerns about food safety and pollution, and it means Alaska is poised to send even more salmon to China.
A photo-filled Alaska Sea Grant report — called Consumer Preference and Market Potential for Alaska Salmon in China — gives a glimpse of that potential in a country with 1.4 billion people. Researchers from the University of Alaska Fairbanks and Purdue University spent more than three months surveying some 1,000 urban supermarket shoppers in Beij…

China Need To Imports More Salmon

China’s growing demand for salmon has been happening across the last decade – even after a clash with Norway that resulted in the Scandinavian country’s produce banned from Chinese export

Individual levels can show how more Chinese consumers are eating salmon. Take a look at Scotland’s China-bound salmon exports. In 2009, just 5 tonnes of Atlantic salmon was shipped to China from Scottish producers. 
Flash forward to 2013, and that figure has risen to 9,709 tons – an colossal increase of 194,080 percent. 
Individual provinces from chief salmon supplying countries are also exporting more. Salmon farmers in the Los Lagos region of Chile, China’s biggest supplier of Atlantic salmon, has seen a 73.9 percent rise in their exports on the Chinese market. 
The story is much the same throughout the world. Chile has bumped up its export levels, experiencing a 72 percent year-on-year rise in Chinese salmon exports between January-July 2016. These exports came to a total of 31,000 tons. 
Norway,…

2016, Indonesia Textiles Export Reach $11.87 Billion

In the two months of early 2017, Indonesia’s textile and textile product (TTP) export have touched United States (US)$2 billion, or up by 3% compared to the same period in the previous year.
"The TTP industry, which is also an export-oriented labor-intensive sector, can be a social safety net because it employs a lot of workforce, up to now, estimated at three million workers," said Airlangga Hartarto, Minister of Industry on Monday (4/24).
The Ministry of Industry noted that TTP industry’s investment value in 2016 reached IDR7.54 trillion, with a significant foreign exchange gain from the export value of $11.87 billion, as well as employing as much as 17.03% of the total workforce in the manufacturing industry.
According to Airlangga, the national textile industry industry during the last three years has experienced a contraction in growth, one of which is driven by new investments and factory expansion in order to increase production capacity, one of which is Sritex.
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Indonesia Still as The largest textiles and apparel producers in ASEAN

The textile and garment industry is an important contributor to Indonesia’s economy, serving as a large source for jobs and export earnings. Being one of the largest textiles and apparel producers in the region, the country has a long tradition of producing and exporting ready-made garment and home- fashion textiles.
The textile and apparel industry continues to play a major role in Indonesia's economy, contributing significantly to the country's gross domestic product growth and its foreign exchange earnings. The Indonesian government is hopeful that Indonesia's export share in the world market will increase from 1.8 percent currently to 4 or 5 percent in the next 10 years. The MOI has committed to keeping up its support of the Indonesian textile industry through fiscal incentives to help the industry stay competitive on the global market.
Indonesia continues to be a leading textile and apparel producer in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) region. Howeve…

Metland Hadirkan Online Payment

Perusahaan pengembang properti yang banyak mengembangkan  proyek residensial dan komersial,  PT Metropolitan Land Tbk (Metland) diam-diam sudah memperkenalkan Metland online payment (M-Pay.id) untuk memudahkan pelanggan Metland dalam melakukan transaksi pembayaran. Layanan ini juga merupakan inovasi dengan fitur lebih lengkap yang diperkenalkan oleh sebuah perusahaan pengembang properti.

Para pembeli rumah di proyek Metland dapat mengakses M-Pay.id untuk membayar uang muka, cicilan uang muka, cicilan pembayaran rumah khusus konsumen dengan pilihan pembayaran melalui kredit developer serta pembayaran Iuran Pemeliharaan Lingkungan (IPL). Layanan ini juga dapat dimanfaatkan oleh penyewa toko (tenant) Mal Metropolitan dan Grand Metropolitan dapat melalukan pembayaran melalui M-Pay.id untuk pembayaran sewa bulanan, service charge, pembayaran listrik, air dan gas.
Dalam mengembangkan sistem ini, Metland menggandeng DOKU sebagai penyedia layanan pembayaran elektronik terkemuka di Indonesia.…

Kinerja PT Timah, Kuartal I 2017 Raih Laba Rp 65,86 Miliar

PT TIMAH (Persero) Tbk atau TINS kembali membukukan pendapatan pada Kuartal 1 tahun 2017   sebesar Rp2,05 triliun atau naik 57,24% dibandingkan periode yang sama tahun sebelumnya. Kenaikan pendapatan disebabkan oleh naiknya harga rata‐rata komoditas di kisaran 19K  ‐21K. Keberhasilan TINS meningkatkan kinerja produksi berdampak positif terhadap perolehan laba yang mencapai Rp65,86 miliar.

Meningkatnya kinerja produksi bijih timah tak lepas dari target Perseroan yang diemban tahun ini yaitu antara 32K – 35K ton. Pada kuartal I‐2017, produksi bijih mencapai 7.675 ton meningkat 125,37% dibandingkan kuartal I‐2016. Keberhasilan ini tak lepas dari kebijakan Perseroan melakukan rekondisi & replacement, pembesaran kapasitas dan penguatan sarana pendukung produksi.
Beberapa yang dilakukan Perseroan demi peningkatan kinerja produksi seperti pembukaan unit baru tambang darat, penambahan armada kapal produksi, serta adopsi teknologi peleburan yang lebih efektif melalui alokasi belanja modal…

XL Axiata dan UI Gelar XLFL Global Thinking Angkatan Ke-6

PT XL Axiata Tbk. (XL Axiata) dan Universitas Indonesia (UI) jalin kerja sama melalui program XL Future Leaders (XLFL) Global Thinking tahun ini.  Kegiatan ini diharapkan dapat meningkatkan kemampuan mahasiswa dan mendorong semangat para generasi muda Bangsa menjadi pemimpin yang mampu bersaing secara global di masa mendatang Chief Corporate Affairs Officer XL Axiata, Eka B. Danuwirana mengatakan, selama 5 tahun terakhir program XLFL Global Thinking dilakukan untuk merekrut mahasiswa-mahasiswi dari berbagai perguruan tinggi di seluruh Indonesia. “Tahun ini, melalui program yang sama XL Axiata ingin memperluas manfaat program XLFL dengan menjalin kerja sama dengan UI melalui program pendidikan dan pelatihan bagi mahasiswa. Kami berharap dengan adanya kerja sama ini dapat lebih meningkatkan kemampuan mahasiswa dan mendorong semangat para generasi muda Bangsa menjadi pemimpin yang mampu bersaing secara global di masa mendatang” ucap Eka di acara XLFL Day di Auditorium Soeria Atmadja, Fakul…