Semen Indonesia Export Sales Volume This Year Targeted Three Million Tons

By : Abraham Sihombing And Aldi Firhand. A | Thursday, September 20 2018 - 20:39 IWST

PT Semen Indonesia Tbk (SMGR) (indonesianindustry)
PT Semen Indonesia Tbk (SMGR) (indonesianindustry)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Surabaya - The management of PT Semen Indonesia Tbk (SMGR) targets cement exports of 3 million tons to be worth a total of Rp4.44 trillion by the end of this year. In January-August 2018, the company exported 1.99 million tons of cement, or 42.7% higher than the same period in 2017 of 1.39 million tons.

"That means, throughout the first 8 months of this year, the company has realized 66.33% of the full-year export target," said Adi Munandir, Director of Marketing & Supply Chain at SMGR, at the Investor Summit at the Indonesia Stock Exchange Building (BEI) Surabaya. East Java, Wednesday (09/19/2018).

Adi said, the success of achieving export sales from January to August 2018 above proved that the quality of the products produced by the cement company was internationally recognized and highly competitive.

The company's cement and clinker export destinations are Sri Lanka, Tahiti, East Timor, Tonga, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, the Philippines, China. In addition, the company also exports to Australia, Austria, Maldives, India and Bangladesh.

"The company will continue to encourage exports to strengthen the rupiah exchange rate against the US Dollar and to boost domestic utilization. The reason is that the domestic cement industry is currently experiencing a 40% excess supply. That has caused trade competition to be very tight, "Adi said.

Therefore, Adi said, to increase sales in the export market, the company will strengthen its export network in various export destination countries and explore other countries and actively participate in trade mission activities. (Abraham Sihombing)

News Comment

Today's Industry

Körber

Sabtu, 04 Juli 2020 - 20:30 WIB

Körber Unveils Next-Generation Sorter for Supply Chain Automation

Körber, the global supply chain technology leader from software to materials handling automation, today unveils the Körber Crossbelt Sorter. The latest addition to Körber’s portfolio empowers…

Regina Karya Mahasiswi President University

Jumat, 03 Juli 2020 - 17:55 WIB

How Covid19 Affect E-Commerce

The Coronavirus has created the urgency to stay at home and work from home in this New Normal era. In the U.S, there are more than 306 million Americans who are staying at home during a pandemic.…

Joses Immanuel Souhoka - Mahasiswa President University

Jumat, 03 Juli 2020 - 16:40 WIB

The Concept of Positive Thinking: Hope The Rise of Tourism Industry from the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Covid-19 virus case is a case that has a huge impact on the world, especially the country in the Asian region such as Indonesia. The impact is very having an impact on the industry in Indonesia.…

John Baker - Security Engineering Manager and Bug Bounty Advisor for HackerOne

Kamis, 02 Juli 2020 - 17:45 WIB

Why The Future of DevOps Needs Hackers?

In my days as a Quality Assurance (QA) Engineer testing hospitality software, functional testing was seen as the last step before deployment and release. Any major defects found in the QA cycle…

Jonathan Knudsen - Senior Security Strategist, Synopsys Software Integrity Group

Kamis, 02 Juli 2020 - 17:10 WIB

That’s Not How it Works: All Development Should be Secure Development

Secure development is more important today than ever before. A vast number of cyberattacks have placed security in the spotlight, with many organisations adopting safer practices to ensure that…