- One of Japan's largest general trading company, Marubeni Corp., took coal company PT Indika Energy Tbk (INDY, Rp3.700), Korea Midlane Power Corp., and Korea Samtan project to build a 1,000-megawatt power plant in Tanjung Jati, Cirebon.
Projects with investment worth U.S. $ 1.5 billion to U.S. $ 2 billion done by forming a consortium of four companies named Cirebon Electric Power. (Investor Daily).
- Bumi Plc agreed to release their stake in PT Bumi Resources Tbk to Bakrie Group for U.S. $ 501 million. This value was claimed to be more expensive than its book value. (Bisnis Indonesia)
- A German multinational petrochemical company, Ferrostaal Industrial Projects GmbH, invites PT Chandra Astri Petrochemical Tbk (TPIA, Rp2.675), a company owned by Indonesian tycoon Prajogo Pangestu, to build a petrochemical plant. The factory located in Bintuni Bay, West Papua, was worth U.S. $ 1.8 billion or equivalent to Rp 15,25 trillion.
In the other article, petrochemical prices in late June reported by Inaplas up 2.6% to U.S. $ 1,312 per metric ton which is the first increase since the beginning of the year due to the U.S. and European economies began to improve. (Kontan)
- PT Wijaya Karya Tbk (WIKA, Rp2.250, NEUTRAL TP: Rp2.200) plans to increase the share of ownership in the joint venture in Myanmar up to 40% within the next 3 years. Currently, the company only has 10% share of the capital investment of U.S. $ 20 million.
The composition of these shares will be split between Wika and PT Wika Beton, 50% respectively. Thus, the company will increase capital investment 4 times the initial capital to get stake' percentage up to 40%. The funds will be used to increase the stock comes from internal cash. (Bisnis Indonesia)
- PT Holcim Indonesia Tbk (SMCB, Rp2.675, SELL, Rp 3,000) to prepare initial production of Tuban I plant with a capacity of 1.7 metric ton in August. SMCB hopes the plant can produce 850,000 tonnes at the start of production, half of the total capacity. Early next year, the plant will produce a maximum capacity of 10 metric tons per year.
SMCB will start preparing to develop Tuban II plant with a capacity of 1.7 metric tons which will be completed by 2015 and will cost U.S. $ 800 million. (Kontan)