IKPP Absorbs the Most Employment of Pulp-Paper Industry

By : Herry Barus And Aldi Firhand. A | Thursday, March 29 2018 - 20:45 IWST

Industri Pulp n Paper (Foto Dok Industry.c.id)
Industri Pulp n Paper (Foto Dok Industry.c.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Bogor - Sinar Mas's Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) business unit, PT Indah Kiat Pulp & Paper (IKPP) Tbk, today received an award from the Ministry of Finance through the Directorate General of Customs and Excise as the Most Absorbable Manpower for the pulp and paper industry category.

Award submission by the Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani to the Director of APP Sinar Mas Suhendra Wiriadinata became one of a series of Giving Presidents of RI President with Customs Facilities Facility and License Launching Online which took place in Cileungsi, Bogor Regency.

"We are grateful for the award given APP Sinar Mas is committed to supporting economic improvement in Indonesia, one of them is through the absorption of manpower, especially in manufacturing sector," said Suhendra.

The World Bank noted the number of workers in Indonesia reached 121 million in August 2017 or grew by 2.2% from the same period in the previous year. Recorded manufacturing sector creates 1.5 million jobs by 2017.

Meanwhile, at a ceremony attended by representatives of the 1,400 companies, Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati promised an increase in exports and investment in 2018. This was realized by updating several systems such as cutting the number of permits as well as the timing of licensing.

Sri Mulyani said the effort to simplify the licensing process can contribute to export-import activities. For example, the implementation of Export Import Facility (KITE) and Bonded Pumps (TPB) over the past year could contribute 54.8 billion US dollars, equivalent to 37.7% of total national exports last year.

"We welcome and support the government's efforts to facilitate the business climate in Indonesia, with the new system, the Indonesian economy is expected to increase," said Suhendra.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati (Photo by PR of Cabinet Secretariat)

Senin, 21 Juni 2021 - 22:37 WIB

Finance Minister Pushes for Speeding Up Regional Fund Usage

Realization of funds transferred to the regions for COVID-19 management needs to be accelerated, Minister of Finance Sri Mulyani Indrawati has said.

vaccine arrives at Soekarno Hatta International Airport in Tangerang, Banten

Senin, 21 Juni 2021 - 21:40 WIB

10 Million Sinovac COVID-19 Vaccine Bulks Arrive in Indonesia

As many as 10 million Sinovac-manufactured COVID-19 vaccines in the form of raw material or bulk Sunday (20/06) arrived at Soekarno-Hatta airport in Tangerang city, Banten province.

President Jokowi inspects mass COVIID-19 vaccination at Bogor Railway Station, Thursday, (17/06). Photo by: BPMI of Presidential Secretariat.

Senin, 21 Juni 2021 - 20:30 WIB

Minister Orders KAI to Provide COVID-19 Random Tests at Commuter Line Stations

Minister of Transportation Budi Karya Sumadi has ordered state railway company PT KAI to provide COVID-19 random tests for passengers of Greater Jakarta commuter line (KRL Jabodetabek).

Vice President Ma’ruf Amin. (Photo by: Vice President’s Secretariat)

Senin, 21 Juni 2021 - 19:23 WIB

VP Ma’ruf Amin: 40% of Gov’t Goods, Services to be Procured from Local MSMEs

The Government continues to promote the use of domestic products through allocation of Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) products of at least 40 percent for the Government’s…

Vice President Ma’ruf Amin during Closing of National Conference on Public Security and Defense System, at Sentul, West Java province, Friday (18/6). (Photo: Vice President Secretariat)

Minggu, 20 Juni 2021 - 19:24 WIB

VP Calls for Increased Role of Security, Defense System Amid Global Challenges

The role of security and defense system should be strengthened to protect the entire nation, state and all citizens in facing the increasing global challenges, Vice President Ma’ruf Amin has…