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  • Indofood Sukses Makmur to Build New Flour Plant in Indonesia

    Indofood Sukses Makmur to Build New Flour Plant in Indonesia

    Indofood Sukses Makmur, one of Indonesia's leading food manufacturing companies, plans to build a new factory for the production of flour to increase capacity and sales of its Bogasari unit. Bogasari is the company's integrated flour milling unit. Franciscus Welirang, Director of Indofood Sukses Makmur, said the unit's flour mills are currently producing close to their maximum capacity, hence production capacity expansion is needed.

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  • Instant Noodles in Indonesia: Indofood Sees Growing Sales, Exports

    Instant Noodles in Indonesia: Indofood Sees Growing Sales, Exports

    Instant noodles are an important food product in Indonesia as they are highly popular among the giant population. Indomie, an instant noodle brand produced by Indofood Sukses Makmur, is the most famous one. In fact, it is the most popular brand in Indonesia (not only of all instant noodle brands, but of all brands in Indonesia). Indofood Sukses Makmur said its Indomie sales rose ahead of Idul Fitri (the celebrations that mark the end of the Ramadan month), both domestic sales and export orders.

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  • Maybank Kim Eng Securities Picks Top Five Indonesian Stocks in 2017

    Maybank Kim Eng Securities Picks Top Five Indonesian Stocks in 2017

    What are good stock picks in 2017? According to Maybank Kim Eng Securities, those listed companies on the Indonesia Stock Exchange that are set to see a good performance this year are Indofood Sukses Makmur (consumer goods), Telekomunikasi Indonesia (telecommunications), Astra International (automotive), Bank Rakyat Indonesia (banking) and Jasa Marga (toll roads). All are key blue chips with a long history in Indonesia. Lets take a quick look why these shares are advised by Malaysia-based Maybank Kim Eng.

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  • Indofood Sukses Makmur to Sell 52.9% Stake in China Minzhong Food

    Indofood Sukses Makmur to Sell 52.9% Stake in China Minzhong Food

    Indofood Sukses Makmur (INDF), Indonesia's largest food processing company and - reportedly - the world's largest producer of instant noodles, plans to sell a 52.94 percent stake in China Minzhong Food Corporation Limited (CMFC), a Singapore-listed Chinese integrated vegetable processing firm. Indofood will sell 347 million shares at a price of Sin$ 1.2 per share, hence the sale will have a total value of Sin$ 416.4 million (IDR 3.9 trillion, or USD $313 million). A potential buyer is China Minzhong Holdings Ltd.

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  • Indonesia Investments' Newsletter of 14 September 2014 Released

    On 14 September 2014, Indonesia Investments released the latest edition of its newsletter. This free newsletter, which is sent to our subscribers once per week, contains the most important news stories from Indonesia that have been reported on our website in the last seven days. Most of the topics involve economic topics such Indonesia’s fuel subsidies, economic growth in 2015, monetary policy of Bank Indonesia, the Anas Urbaningrum corruption case, emerging Indonesian companies on a global scale, and more.

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  • Indonesian Stocks: Investor33 Index Outperforms Jakarta Composite Index

    The recently launched Investor33 Index has outperformed both the benchmark stock index of Indonesia (Jakarta Composite Index or IHSG), which contains all stocks that are listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, and the LQ45 Index, a stock index which contains 45 Indonesian listed companies that fulfil certain criteria. In the first six months of 2014, the Investor33 Index climbed 16.36 percent, whereas the IHSG increased 14.14 percent and the LQ45 Index 15.68 percent.

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  • New Index Investor33 Launched by Beritasatu Media Holdings and IDX

    Beritasatu Media Holdings in cooperation with the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) officially launched its Index Investor33 on Friday (21/03). This index consists of 33 listed companies at the IDX that share strong fundamentals, assessed through both technical and fundamental analyses. According to Hoesen, Director of Corporate Valuation at the IDX, the 33 companies have influenced the performance of the Jakarta Composite Index (Indonesia's benchmark stock index) considerably in recent years.

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  • Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur: a leading producer of packaged food

    Indonesia Investments added the company profile of Indofood CBP Sukses Makmur (ICBP). The company is a leading producer of packaged food products in Indonesia with a diverse range of products providing everyday food solutions for consumers of all ages. ICBP was the result of internal restructuring of the consumer branded product (CBP) group at its parent company, Indofood Sukses Makmur. ICBP has five business units: noodles, dairy, food seasonings, snack foods, nutrition and special foods.

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  • Indofood Sukses Makmur, Indonesia's Largest Food Processing Company

    Indofood Sukses Makmur (Indofood), one of the top performing consumer goods companies in Indonesia, has operations in each stage of the country's food manufacturing process. Indofood is Indonesia's largest food processing company and the world's biggest producer of instant noodles. As Indonesian consumers have more purchasing power, the company is well positioned to take benefit from this context. Moreover, Indofood is one of the Indonesian companies that expands its business oversees.

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  • Indofood Reports 10 Percent Growth in Net Sales Due to Domestic Consumption

    Indofood Sukses Makmur (Indofood), Indonesia's largest food processing company and the world's largest producer of instant noodles, posted net sales of IDR 50.06 trillion (US $5.1 billion) over 2012, a 10.4 percent increase compared to 2011. Its Consumer Branded Products Group (CBP) continued to be the largest contributor to its net sales, contributing around 43 percent, followed by Bogasari (25 percent), Agribusiness (24 percent) and Distribution (8 percent).

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Latest Columns INDF

  • Indonesian Food Manufacturers in Focus: Indofood Sukses Makmur

    Indonesian Food Manufacturers in Focus: Indofood Sukses Makmur

    Corporate earnings of Indonesia-based food manufacturer Indofood Sukses Makmur, which ranks among the biggest companies that are listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange, are affected by subdued household consumption and fierce competition in the processed foods and beverage sector of Indonesia. Indofood Sukses Makmur has operations in each stage of the food manufacturing process, ranging from the production and processing of raw materials to consumer end-products on retailers' shelves.

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  • In Times of Elections Consumer Goods Companies Are Great Stock Picks

    In Times of Elections Consumer Goods Companies Are Great Stock Picks

    Consumer goods companies listed on the Indonesia Stock Exchange are expected to experience two good years in 2018 and 2019 due to the presence of the "political years" (regional elections in 2018 followed by legislative and presidential elections in 2019). Traditionally, consumption rises amid these "parties of democracy" and therefore those consumer goods companies with strong brands are expected to see rising sales in this period.

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  • Indofood Sukses Makmur Expects Better Performance in H2-2017

    Indofood Sukses Makmur Expects Better Performance in H2-2017

    Indofood Sukses Makmur, one of Indonesia's largest food manufacturing companies, is optimistic that its corporate earnings will improve in the remainder of 2017 on the back of expansion plans as well as the optimization of both its performance and efficiency. In the first half of 2017 Indofood Sukses Makmur's sales rose by a modest 4.6 percent year-on-year to IDR 35.7 (approx. USD $2.7 billion).

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  • Indonesian Food Manufacturers in Focus: Indofood Sukses Makmur

    Indonesian Food Manufacturers in Focus: Indofood Sukses Makmur

    Growth in the fast moving consumer goods sector will surely boost overall growth and the financial performance of Indofood Sukses Makmur, one of Indonesia's largest food manufacturing firms. Moreover, the stronger rupiah and lower costs of raw materials will also impact positively on the company's earnings. Indofood Sukses Makmur, part of the Salim Group, offers a wide variety of food and beverage products to Indonesian consumers ranging from instant noodles, dairy, snacks, food seasoning, and nutrition to special foods and beverages.

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  • Analysis Indonesian Companies: Indofood Sukses Makmur

    Analysis Indonesian Companies: Indofood Sukses Makmur

    Indofood Sukses Makmur, Indonesia's leading company in the food processing sector offering a wide variety of food solutions for consumers, is expected to post significantly higher net profit and net sales in the foreseeable future on lower prices of its raw materials, the stable rupiah exchange rate, and the rising price of crude palm oil (CPO). Indofood Sukses Makmur is engaged in five complementary business segments: (1) consumer branded products, (2) flour milling, (3) agribusiness, (4) distribution, and (5) the cultivation and processing of vegetables.

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  • Economic Update Indonesia: Stocks, Rupiah, Infrastructure & Economy

    Economic Update Indonesia: Stocks, Rupiah, Infrastructure & Economy

    Ahead of the release of Indonesia’s official first quarter GDP growth figure (scheduled to be released in the first week of May), Indonesian stocks fell and the rupiah depreciated (slightly) against the US dollar on the back of weak market sentiments that have plagued Indonesian markets over the past week. Most importantly, weaker-than-expected Q1-2015 corporate earnings reports of listed Indonesian blue chips have made market participants concerned that Indonesia’s economic slowdown has continued into the first quarter of 2015.

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  • Indofood Sukses Makmur and Golden Agri Resources Are Global Leaders

    Two Indonesian companies - Indofood Sukses Makmur and Golden Agri Resources - joined the ranks of the Boston Consulting Group’s Global Challengers 2014. This index contains a group of 100 companies (all from emerging markets) that are vying for leadership of key industries and have emerged as drivers of global economic growth. The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) also included Indonesian agribusiness firm Wilmar International in the graduates list. This list mentions firms that have grown into global market leaders in their industries.

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  • Fed Outcome and Mixed Corporate Earnings Reports Cause Falling Index

    Despite foreign investors recording a net buy on the Jakarta Composite Index on Thursday (31/10), a depreciating rupiah as well as falling stock indices across Asia made investors concerned. Thus, the benchmark index of Indonesia followed the pace of other Asian indices and ended on 4,510.63 points (a 1.40 percent fall). The outcome of the Federal Reserve's FOMC meeting did not support the rupiah. On the contrary, the rupiah fell after the Fed stated to continue quantitative easing but that the tapering may start sooner than expected.

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  • Indonesia's Stock Index Slightly Up, but US Debt Ceiling Issue Looms

    Indonesia's benchmark stock index (IHSG) was up 0.40 percent to 4,423.72 on Friday (27/09). The gain was mainly carried by demand for a number of Indonesian blue chip stocks. Astra International rose 1.16 percent after Deutsche Securities Indonesia, Credit Suisse Securities Indonesia and Citigroup Securities Indonesia increased their stakes in one of Indonesia's largest diversified conglomerates. Other blue chips that performed well were Perusahaan Gas Negara, Bank Mandiri, Telekomunikasi Indonesia and Indofood Sukses Makmur.

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  • High July Trade Deficit Causes Indonesia's Stock Index to Fall 2.23%

    Indonesia's benchmark stock index (IHSG) went down 2.23 percent on Monday (02/09) after Statistics Indonesia (BPS) released a number of macroeconomic data. The country's inflation pace increased to 8.79 percent year-on-year, while it posted a record monthly trade deficit in July 2013 (USD $2.31 billion). Investors have been highly concerned about the development of Indonesia's current account deficit and after it became known that the figure was high in July, the IHSG quickly lost value.

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