Today, various announcements were made by Indonesian companies regarding financial reports, bond issuance and initial public offerings (IPOs). This today's headline compiles the most important announcements below. It covers annual net profit reports of Bank Internasional Indonesia, Tower Bersama Infrastructure and Bank Tabungan Pensiunan Nasional, a bond issuance of Bank Tabungan Negara, and IPOs of GMF AeroAsia and a Kompas Gramedia Group unit.
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State-controlled airline Garuda Indonesia plans to raise capital through a rights issue in semester II of this year. Funds assembled through this issue will be used to expand the company's fleet. In 2011, Garuda issued 30 percent of its shares on the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IHSG) although the House of Representatives (DPR) had in fact approved up to 40 percent. The remaining 10 percent will thus be sold this year.
According to data from Airport Council International, Jakarta's Soekarno-Hatta International Airport was the world's tenth most visited airport in 2012. It is the first time for an Indonesian airport to reach the top ten of most visited airports. However, robust growth in passengers in recent years resulted in overcapacity as the airport was originally built to handle an annual 22 million passengers, but had to cope with 57.7 million passengers in 2012.
Last month, Indonesia's cement sales increased by 15 percent to 4.65 million metric tonnes compared to cement sales in January last year. Strong GDP growth of over six percent annually in recent years has caused a rise in property development and infrastructure projects. Per capita cement consumption in Indonesia - which currently stands at around 200 kilogram per year - is still one of the lowest in Asia.