Instead of terminating the copper concentrate exports of PT Freeport Indonesia (PTFI) and PT Amman Mineral Nusa Tenggara (AMNT), the government can impose sanction on the two giant gold and copper producers.
Gold and copper giant PT Freeport Indonesia cannot complete its smelter construction in Gresik, East Java, by December 2023 even though the government may impose sanction if the company failed to do so.
The Mixue ice cream and tea outlets have been mushrooming in Indonesia and it has gone viral in the past few months. Pandaily reported that the number of Mixue outlets in Indonesia reached 317 at the end of March 2022 and it has kept growing. With this figure, Mixue’s operating income reached 25,410,800 yuan or IDR 57.2 billion with a net profit of 2,235,500 yuan or around IDR 5.04 billion.
LNG transportation company PT GTS International Tbk (GTSI) has been allocating US$ 24 million Capital expenditure (Capex) for its 2023 business expansion due to the constantly increasing demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in Indonesia.
Coal and electric vehicle company PT TBS Energi Utama Tbk (TOBA) – which 10% of shares are owned by Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs and Investment Luhut Panjaitan – has allocated between US$ 50 million and US$ 60 million of capital expenditure (Capex) for the year 2023. The Capex would be allocated for the development of the new EVs and the renewable energy with its subsidiaries.
PT Bayan Resources Tbk. (BYAN) has absorbed capital expenditure (Capex) of US$ 166.2 million on the construction of a coal transport road, overland conveyor and a barge loading facility in Muara Pahu, East Kalimantan. The company seeks to increase its 2023 coal production targets to over 45 million tons, an increase compared to 2022 which was below 40 million tons.
Investment Minister/Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia announced that investment realization from January to September 2022 has reached IDR 892.4 trillion – or 74.4% of the target – both foreign and direct investments. He was upbeat that his ministry could reach a targeted investment of IDR 1,200 trillion for the year 2022.
PT Galva Technologies Tbk (GLVA) has planned to allocate IDR 80 billion of Capex for 2023 to strengthen the company’s recurring income through managed services business model.