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Indonesia Tetap Menarik bagi Pemodal Asing

Although the Indonesian economy slowed rate, Indonesia is still so sought foreign investment. Surging middle class, from the previous 37.6 percent to 56.5 percent, the main attraction for investors.

“If we see, despite declining investment, Indonesia is still attractive because of the demographic bonus and potential economic growth,” said chief economist at Bank Mandiri.

Indonesia was ranked as the third most attractive investment country in Asia. Meanwhile, the United Nations Conference On Trade and Development (UNCTAD) is also releasing the potential of Indonesia as an investment destination to be in the top four at the bottom of India, China, and the United States.

Factors causing the above is the reason foreign direct investment (foreign direct investment). This interest also led to the inclusion of capital inflow to Indonesia so that the total bond issuance reached Rp 30 trillion in the first quarter of 2013, close to last year’s performance bond amounting to Rp 45 trillion.

However, the government should also be aware of the amount of foreign investment in order to make room for the growth of domestic investors. In addition, the government should also increase manufacturing.

“Manufacturing should be increased and the investment must provide benefits for employment.’s That we should be aware that not too many foreign investors to Indonesia,” he said.

Indonesia eyeing the furniture market in China

China International Furniture Fair (CIFF) 2013 which was held in China Import Export Fair Pazhou Complex, Guangzhou, China, 18 to 21 March 2013 is expected to increase Indonesia furniture market in China.

“Indonesia’s participation in the exhibition that has been held for the 31st time, is intended to increase the market share of Indonesian furniture in China as the country with the highest economic growth in the world,” said Director of Development and Promotion Ministry of Trade Citra, Pradnyawati, in a press release received by Reuters, Tuesday.

Indonesia’s participation was organized by the Directorate General of Export Development (DJPEN) of the Ministry of Commerce in collaboration with the Association of Indonesian Furniture and Handicraft Industry (ASMINDO) and the Association of Indonesian Rattan Furniture and Craft (AMKRI).

In the second participation this time, the theme pavilion Indonesia Trade with Remarkable Indonesia featuring 11 companies selected furniture in an area of ​​196.5 m2.

Companies that follow the exhibition is Abiyasa Gallery, CV Wood Shades Used, PT Primerindo Jaya, CV Property, Palace Furniture, Teak 123, PT Elmas Natura, Griya Kriyasta Nugraha, Philnesia International, Surya Abadi Furniture and Craft CV Sultan Agung.

CIFF is the largest world-class furniture exhibition in Asia and is held twice a year, on a land area of ​​680,000 square meters, and followed more than 3,000 exhibitors from 29 countries.

Some large countries that follow the exhibition include the United States, Germany, Italy, France, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, Japan, Malaysia, Turkey, and China as the host. Meanwhile, the number of professional buyers who come to visit more than 178,000 buyers from different countries.

In September, the participation of Indonesian pavilion managed to obtain transaction valued at approximately one million dollars, and Indonesian products are mostly made of wood with natural colors dominate the request of the buyer.

“Ultimately, of course, not only the value of Indonesian furniture exports to China increased. Through this exhibition, participation is expected to take the lead in entering the world market, especially in Asia,” said Pradnyawati.

Indonesia’s furniture exports to China in 2012 reached a value of 21.4 million dollars, up 45.54 percent compared with 2011 worth of 14.7 million dollars.

Air Asia boss Donald Trump Substitute Position

YOU accepted! As soon as the words that became the hallmark of billionaire United States (U.S.), Donald Trump, the reality shownya The Apprentice. Speech is now held by a businessman of international airlines, Air Asia, Tony Fernandes.

Yes, Fernandes is now the Chief Executive of The Apprentice Asia program. He will replace Donald Trump role in the television (TV) is. As is known, The Apprentice is a Trump-owned tv program.

Forbes quoted on Thursday (14/03/2013), the program is more or less a reality show as many as 12 contestants from across the region will compete and various tasks. Then the climax, they will do a job interview that ended with a stay in one house every week.

In the program, an intern who survived for 13 episodes will come out as the winner. In addition, the employee will also be given one-year contract to work with a salary of $ 100 thousand per year on one of the many companies Fernandes.

For your information, there are more than 25 formats The Apprentice program is adapted to the whole world that a success after premiering in the U.S. in 2004. The program is run by billionaire real estate Trump. However, this program is the first time in Asia.

Mentioned the Sony Pictures Television Networks Asia, which produces the program, Fernandes is the right and perfect in the “replace” Trump for having high business instincts.

The Apprentice Asia is expected to describe the working conditions in Asia and can be an inspiration. The program is scheduled to be broadcast in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore are scheduled to air in May in 19 countries throughout Asia.

Fernandes himself this year listed as number 21 richest man in Malaysia Forbes. “A lot of good candidates for this program. Lesson good,” Fernandes said in one of the booms in social media.

Telescoped Economy Air Asia in the Year of the Snake 2013

New Year’s party not long after, and the remains of festivities still felt. At the beginning of this year, many observers feel pessimistic about economic growth in America and Europe, but many consider that this year is the year the Asian region, especially with the presence of elements that will overshadow the Water Snake journey along the 2013 to early 2014. The feng shui started giving their analysis telescoped world economic outlook, particularly in Asia.

Water snakes are often associated with renewal, and change. Both of these factors is an important point a process of progress, but often cause problems in the process, especially if updates and changes are not accompanied with preparation and willingness. Elements of snakes in the zodiac, support for industrial development in the fields of water, wood and metal that includes education, finance, insurance, and business in the field of media and mineral or metal. Some business sectors to watch is housing, building and communication.
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