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Development of cable industry in Indonesia.


The country's cable industry was badly hit by the 1998 crisis. Until 2004, utilization utilization,
n 1. the extent to which a given group uses a particular service in a specified period. Although usually expressed as the number of services used per year per 100 or per 1000 persons eligible for the service, utilization rates may be
 of the production capacity of the industry was only around 25%-30% of installed production capacity. The industry began to revive To renew.

For example, revival is the act of renewing the legal force of a contract or debt, either by acknowledging it or by giving a new promise, when the contract or debt is no longer a sufficient foundation for a lawsuit because it is barred by the running of the Statute
 only in the past three years starting 2006. In 2007, the country's cable production totaled 300,000 tons (Transparent Optical Networking Services) A marketing term for providing dark fiber to a customer. The customer is responsible for generating the transmission signal and interpreting it at the other end. See dark fiber.  or 65% of the installed capacity of 445,000 tons. Brisk Brisk as a proper name may refer to:
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 developments in the power sector and growing exports have also boosted the industry lately.

The fast growing demand for electricity has forced the government to launch am ambitious plan called crash program to build coal fired power plants with a total capacity of 10,000 megawatts to be completed in 2010-2011. The program is to be followed with a second phase with the same capacity. The first program is in progress pushing up demand for electric cable.

Demand for cables has increased not only n the domestic market but also in export market such as Middle East. The oil rich region, which earned windfall profit Windfall profit

A sudden unexpected profit uncontrolled by the profiting party.
 with the soaring soaring: see flight; glider.
 or gliding

Sport of flying a glider or sailplane. The craft is towed behind a powered airplane to an altitude of about 2,000 ft (600 m) and then released.
 price of oil since 2006, is safe from the impact of the global financial crisis. Property and infrastructure development continue to be brisk in Middle East. The projects need large supply of electric cables including transmission and distribution cables.

The revival revival n. 1) requesting a court to reinstate the force of an old judgment. 2) reinstating a contract or debt by a new agreement after the right to demand performance or collect has expired under the statute of limitations (the time to sue).  of the cable market in 2007 and 2008 was reflected by the financial performance of listed cable producers. PT Sumi SUMI Software Usability Measurement Inventory (measures software quality from the user's point of view)  Kabel Kabel may refer to:
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 reported sales at only Rp.976 billion in 2004. In 2006 it sales shot up to Rp1,914 billion. Similarly, sales of PT Supreme Cable (SUCACO) surged to Rp2,281 billion in 2007 from Rp1,483 billion in 2006.

A setback setback

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, however, came toward the end of 2008 when sales began to sink including in export market. As a result of the global financial crisis.

Increase in the prices of basic materials like copper contributed to the problem faced by cable industry lately. Many cable producers suffered losses on foreign exchange as they bought the basic materials in US dollar the value of which surged facing the rupiah ru·pi·ah  
n. pl. rupiah
See Table at currency.

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Despite the gloomy gloom·y  
adj. gloom·i·er, gloom·i·est
1. Partially or totally dark, especially dismal and dreary: a damp, gloomy day.

 outlook lately, the prospects for cable industry are still encouraging in the country with the big plan of the government in the electricity sector.

Types of cable

Cable industry in Indonesia Indonesia (ĭn'dənē`zhə), officially Republic of Indonesia, republic (2005 est. pop. 241,974,000), c.735,000 sq mi (1,903,650 sq km), SE Asia, in the Malay Archipelago.  has expanded and could produce various types of cable electric cable, telecommunication telecommunication

Communication between parties at a distance from one another. Modern telecommunication systems—capable of transmitting telephone, fax, data, radio, or television signals—can transmit large volumes of information over long distances.
 cable, control cable, fiber optic optic /op·tic/ (op´tik) ocular (1).

op·tic or op·ti·cal
1. Of or relating to the eye or vision.

, etc.

Electric cables consist of different types by voltage High Voltage The term high voltage characterizes electrical circuits, in which the voltage used is the cause of particular safety concerns and insulation requirements. High voltage is used in electrical power distribution, in cathode ray tubes, to generate X-rays and particle beams, to  (HV), Medium Voltage (MV), and Low voltage Low voltage is an electrical engineering term that broadly identifies safety considerations of an electricity supply system based on the voltage used. While different definitions exist for the exact voltage range covered by "low voltage", the most commonly used ones include "mains . Electric cables could also be divided into Bare Aluminum Conductor conductor

Any of various substances that allow the flow of electric current or thermal energy. A conductor is a poor insulator because it has a low resistance to such flow.
 and Bare Copper Conductor. Generally bare cables are aerial aerial: see antenna, in electronics.  cables having extra high, high and medium voltage.

Almost all large cable producers such as PT Sucaco, Sumi Indo Kabel, Voksel elektrik, produce all types of cables both electric cable, telephone cables, and fiber optic.

Each cable has an identity showing the type of conductor, type of isolator i·so·late  
tr.v. i·so·lat·ed, i·so·lat·ing, i·so·lates
1. To set apart or cut off from others.

2. To place in quarantine.

, types of insulator insulator

Substance that blocks or retards the flow of electric current or heat. An insulator is a poor conductor because it has a high resistance to such flow. Electrical insulators are commonly used to hold conductors in place, separating them from one another and from
, etc. Cable with NYY NYY New York Yankees  code is cable with copper conductor (using the code of N), PVC PVC: see polyvinyl chloride.
 in full polyvinyl chloride

Synthetic resin, an organic polymer made by treating vinyl chloride monomers with a peroxide.
 isolator, in two layers (YY code)

Cable could have several types of conductors and isolators and with toughening material or protector protector /pro·tec·tor/ (-tek´ter) a substance in a catalyst that prolongs the rate of activity in the latter.  from steel tape. For example, high voltage underground cables are apart from a number of layers of isolator, are also given steel tape protectors For the 1970s television series made by Gerry Anderson, see The Protectors

Protectors was a team of fictional superheroes that starred in the eponymous title published by Malibu Comics.
 to protect them from being damaged from possible impact of hard or sharp material. See the following table.

The cable products of Sucaco include low voltage, medium voltage and high voltage. Apart from electric and telephone cables, Sucaco produces enameled e·nam·el  
1. A vitreous, usually opaque, protective or decorative coating baked on metal, glass, or ceramic ware.

2. An object having such a coating, as in a piece of cloisonné.

 wires, which include Polyvinyl polyvinyl /poly·vi·nyl/ (-vi´nil) a polymerization product of a monomeric vinyl compound.

polyvinyl alcohol  see under alcohol.
 Formal Copper Wire, Polyester-imide Copper Wire, Polyester polyester, synthetic fiber, produced by the polymerization of the product formed when an alcohol and organic acid react. The outstanding characteristic of polyesters is their ability to resist wrinkling and to spring back into shape when creased.  Copper Wire, Polyurethane polyurethane

Any of a class of very versatile polymers that are made into flexible and rigid foams, fibres, elastomers (elastic polymers), surface coatings, and adhesives.
 Copper Wire, Polyester Nylon nylon, synthetic thermoplastic material characterized by strength, elasticity, resistance to abrasion and chemicals, low moisture absorbency, and capacity to be permanently set by heat. After 10 years of research E. I.  Copper Wire, and Polyester Amide Imide imide /im·ide/ (im´id) any compound containing the bivalent group, dbondNH, to which are attached only acid radicals.


Standardization of cable

The government has determined 11 national standards for cable such as SNI (1) (Subscriber Network Interface) The point of interface between the customer's equipment (CPE) and a communications service from a common carrier.

(2) (SNA Network I
 determined by the industry ministry including SNI 04-2697-1992 and SNI 043234-1992. SNI 04-2697-1992 is used for electric cables using XPLE as isolator and electric cable having voltage raging rag·ing  
1. Very active and unpredicatable; volatile: a raging debate; a raging fire.

2. Remarkable; extraordinary: a raging hit on prime-time TV.
 from 1 kV to 30 kV. SNI 043234-1992 is used for flexible cable isolated and sheathed sheath  
n. pl. sheaths
a. A case for a blade, as of a sword.

b. Any of various similar coverings.

 with PVC having nominal Trifling, token, or slight; not real or substantial; in name only.

Nominal capital, for example, refers to extremely small or negligible funds, the use of which in a particular business is incidental.

NOMINAL. Relating to a name.
 voltage of 500 V (low voltage) that is the type of NYMHY

The SNI was determined in 1988 through a decision of the industry and trade minister No. 407/M/SK/10/1980 on the application of Indonesian industrial standard (SII SII Servicio de Impuestos Internos (Chile)
SII Seiko Instruments, Inc.
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SII Standards Institution of Israel
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) and the use of SII for six types of low voltage standard electric cable and in 1988 had through a decision of the Minister No. 74/M/SK/2/1988 required the use of SII and the SII mark for 5 types of flexible electric cable : SII.2256-87; SII.2257-87; SII.2258-87; SII. 2259-87 and SII. 2260-87.

Starting 1992, SII was changed with Indonesia National Standard (SNI) base don a decision of the Industry and Trade Minister.

Cable producers and production capacity

After the 1998 crisis, there was almost no addition in the number of cable factories and installed capacity. The member of the association of cable producers (APKABEL), which groups almost all cable factories in the country did not change much. In 1997, there were 35 members of the association and 2006, the number slightly declined to 34 companies.

Base don official data at the industry ministry, among 48 registered cable factories in 2005, only 33 were in operation.

Number of cable factories grouped in Apkabel

* 1974 = 5 companies

* 1997 = 35 companies

* 2000 = 35 companies

* 2002 = 36 companies

* 2005 = 33 companies

* 2006 = 34 companies

The production capacity of the country's cable industry has not changed much since 2004. Base din DIN - Deutsche Institut fuer Normung. The German standardisation body, a member of ISO.  data at APKABEL the production capacity is around 445,000 tons year for all types of cable.

Most cable factories date back to year before the 1998 crisis. Low demand caused factories to operate much below their production capacity. Increase began only in 2005 to peak in 2007. New investment began in cable industry that year including for capacity expansion. A Malaysian company, PT Wonderful Wire and Cable, built a factory in Medan. Another foreign company PT Prysman invested for capacity expansion.

Currently there are 15 major cable makers in Indonesia. Most of them are old companies like PT Tranka Kabel that came on line in 1952.

PT Sumi Indo Kabel Tbk TBK - Tool Builder Kit  (Perusahaan) was established on 23 July July: see month.  1981, with the name of PT Industri Kawat Indonesia. The name of the company was changed with PT IKI IKI Internet-Käyttäjät Ikuisesti (Finnish: Internet Users Forever)
IKI Institut Kosmitscheski Isledowani (Russian: Space Research Institute) 
 Indah Kabel Indonesia in 1982.

PT Voksel Electric Tbk was established in 1971. Later its status was changed into a foreign investment (PMA PMA (papillary-marginal-attached),
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) company after establishing cooperation with Showa Electric Wire & Cable Co. Ltd from Japan. There are six publicly listed cable makers--PT Supreme Cable Manufacturing and Commerce TBK (SUCACO), PT Sumi Indo Kabel, PT Kabelindo, PT Voksel Electric, PT KMI KMI Kerrigan Media International, Inc.
KMI Koninklijk Meteorologisch Instituut
KMI Key Management Infrastructure
KMI Knowledge Management Institute (George Washington University)
KMI Keep Me Informed
 Wires and Cables and PT Jembo Cable.

Cable producers operate at high capacity

The country's cable industry was hit hard by the monetary crisis in 1997/1998 on falling demand. Capacity utilization Capacity Utilization measures the rate at which a firm makes use of their capital productive capacities, such as factories and machinery. Capacity Utilization generally rises when the economy is healthy and falls when demand softens.  was only 25%-30%. The condition improved only in 2004 and 2005, when the country's economy began to recover from the crisis. The growth of the industry peaked in 2007 when the government launched its 10,000 megawatt meg·a·watt  
n. Abbr. MW
One million watts.

 crash program in the electricity sector pushing up demand for electric cables. Demand also rose in export market notable in Middle East where the construction sector was brisk amid the soaring oil prices. Strong demand in 2007 resulted in an increase in capacity utilization of the country's cable industry to 65%-70%.

The capacity utilization was expected to scale up further in 2008 to around 90% of the total installed capacity of 445,090 ton, if the crash program in the electric sector ran as expected.

A faster growth was recorded in the production of electric cable to follow the brisk development in the electric sector.

Meanwhile, almost all telephone operators including state telecommunication company PT Telkom Telkom may refer to:
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  • Telkom (Indonesia)
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 Tbk use fiber optic cable Noun 1. fiber optic cable - a cable made of optical fibers that can transmit large amounts of information at the speed of light
fibre optic cable

transmission line, cable, line - a conductor for transmitting electrical or optical signals or electric power
 in their new projects. All producers of metallic cable could produce fiber optic cable.

The government has a big telecommunication project, Palapa pa·la·pa  
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2. A structure, such as a bar or restaurant in a tropical resort, that is open-sided and thatched with palm leaves.
 Ring, using fiber optic cable.

Toward the end of 2008, demand for cables began to decline as a result of the global economic slowdown and crisis. Many large property projects including development of new cities in Middle East have been shelved.

Profile of main players

PT Supreme Cable Manufacturing & Commerce (PT Sucaco)

This company was established in 1970 with the name of PT Supreme Cable Manufacturing Corporation. In 1996, Sucaco became a public company selling part of its share at the Jakarta Stock Exchange Jakarta Stock Exchange

Established in 1977, the largest securities exchange in Indonesia.
. In 1997, it was renamed PT Supreme Cable manufacturing & Commerce (Sucaco). Sucaco is the pioneer in modern cable industry in Indonesia.

PT Supreme Cable Manufacturing & Commerce Tbk reported sales valued at Rp2.3 trillion One thousand times one billion, which is 1, followed by 12 zeros, or 10 to the 12th power. See space/time.

(mathematics) trillion - In Britain, France, and Germany, 10^18 or a million cubed.

In the USA and Canada, 10^12.
 in 2007 or an increase of 53.85% from Rp1.5 trillion in the previous year. The sales in 2007 included exports valued at Rp537.6 billion or an increase of 413.45% from Rp104.7 billion in 2006. Most of the exports were to Middle East.

The company, however, reported only a slight increase of 4.97% in profit to Rp54.2 billion in 2007 reflecting a sharp competition in the market.

In 2008, PT Supreme Cable Manufacturing & Commerce Tbk posted only Rp11.23 billion in profit, down 79.3% form the previous year. Its sales fell 6.8% to Rp2,127.03 billion from Rp2,281.70 billion.

Sumi Indo Kabel

PT Sumi Indo Kabel Tbk was established on 23 July 1981, with the name of PT Industri Kawat Indonesia. The company was renamed PT IKI Indah Kabel Indonesia in 1982.

In 2006, PT Sumi Indo Kabel Tbk. recorded the largest sales among publicly listed cable makers. However, in 2007, its sales fell when other companies recorded an increase. Its sales in 2007 fell 16.93% to Rp1,590 billion from Rp1,914 billion after it stopped in 2006 selling copper wires and copper rod produced by its subsidiary PT Karya Karya may refer to places in Greece:
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The company did not sell the two types of cable as the profit margin was too low. The copper cable produced by PT Karya Sumiden is then used to feed only cable factory of PT Sumi Indo Kabel. As a result, PT Sumi Indo Kabel reported an increase in operating profit Operating profit (or loss)

Revenue from a firm's regular activities less costs and expenses and before income deductions.

operating profit

See operating income.
 despite a decline in income as it sales and operating costs operating costs nplgastos mpl operacionales  declined also decline.

A significant decline was also recorded in non operating cost from Rp19.076 billion to Rp4.573 billion resulting in a sharp increase of 74.58% in net profit to Rp77.467 billion.

PT Voksel Electric Tbk

The company is a producer and distributor of electric cables. PT Voksel Electric Tbk showed in its financial report for 2007, a 48% increase in sales to Rp 1,358.64 billion from Rp 919.53 billion in 2006 with net profit surging 51 % to Rp 53.7 billion from Rp35.59 billion.

In 2008, PT Voksel Electric Tbk recorded an estimated 46.3% increase in sales to Rp1.856 trillion. In the first half of that year it posted Rp 1,019.76 billion in sales.

Company sources said PT Voksel Electric had a 30% share of supply of electric cables for the 10,000 MW crash program.

In 2008, PT Voksel held a number of contracts to supply electric cable to a number of power generating projects. Voksel supplies high voltage cable for the projects. The company has expanded its production capacity from 800 ton per month to 1,300 tons of for aluminum cables, from 130 tons to 180 tons of medium voltage cable and from 100,000 tons to 120,000 tons of fiber optic.

PT Jembo Cable Company Tbk

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v. con·sol·i·dat·ed, con·sol·i·dat·ing, con·sol·i·dates
1. To unite into one system or whole; combine:
 sales recorded by PT Jembo Cable Company Tbk. rose 64.2% or Rp287.6 billion from Rp448 billion in 2006 to Rp735,6 billion in 2007. The sales exceeded its target of Rp 496 billion.

The net profit of the company rose Rp22.3 billion from Rp600 million to Rp 22.9 billion in the same period.

Increase was recorded in the sales of low voltage electric cable with copper conductor which rose from Rp150 billion in 2006 to Rp407 billion in 2007. The sales of medium voltage electric cable rose from Rp91 billion to Rp 121 billion. The sales of metallic telephone cable rose from Rp39 billion to Rp51 billion. Decrease was recorded in the sales of low voltage electric cable with aluminum conductor falling from Rp140 billion in 2006 to Rp124 billion in 2007 and sales of fiber optic cable from Rp 20 billion to Rp 11 billion.

Kabelindo Murni

In 2007, PT Kabelindo Murni Tbk recorded a high increase in sales--up 175% to Rp 499.50 billion from Rp285.40 billion in the previous year. The surge See power surge.

SURGE - Sorter, Updater, Report Generator, Etc. IBM 704, 1959. Sammet 1969, p.8.
 was recorded especially in the demand for electric cables and telephone cables. Sales of electric cable on the domestic market reached Rp460.695 billion in 2007 and sales of telephone cable Rp36.72 billion.

Its profit rose 20% to Rp12.60 billion in 2007. Its sales in 2008 were estimated to rise still but not as sharp as in 2007. In the first half of 2008, its sales were valued at Rp 263 billion.

KMI Wire and Cable

PT GT Kabel Indonesia Tbk, now known with a new name of PT KMI Wire and Cable Tbk (KBLI KBLI may refer to:
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 an increase in income to Rp1.4 trillion in 2008 as it already secured a potential contract of Rp 961 billion on the domestic and export market.

Based on its financial report in 2008, PT KMI Wire and Cable Tbk recorded Rp 26.644 billion in net profit in 2008 or up from 2007. The increase in profit was attributable attributable

emanating from or pertaining to attribute.

attributable proportion
see attributable risk (below).

attributable risk
 to a sharp increase in net sales Net Sales

The amount a seller receives from the buyer after costs associated with the sale are deducted.

This amount is calculated by subtracting the following items from gross sales: merchandise returned for credit, allowances for damaged or missing goods, freight
 to Rp 1.731 trillion from Rp451.483 billion in 2007.

In 2008, the company reported a loss of Rp 17.311 billion on foreign exchange, up from Rp8.912 billion in 2007

The company said it hopes to secure order valued at Rp255 billion for exports and Rp706 billion from local buyers. The potential contracts included from PT PLN PLN

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 (persero) valued at Rp463 billion, from buyers abroad valued at Rp255 billion, distributors Rp181 billion, and from spot market valued at Rp62 billion.

KBLI also secured contract to supply cable valued at Rp560.3 billion with delivery on June 30, 2008 including Rp275.1 billion with local buyers and Rp282.2 billion with buyers abroad. The company sells cables mainly to Africa, Middle East and Australia Australia (ôstrāl`yə), smallest continent, between the Indian and Pacific oceans. With the island state of Tasmania to the south, the continent makes up the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary state (2005 est. pop. .

In 2009, PT KMI hopes to post Rp48 billion in net profit with income totaling Rp1.5 trillion from the sales of copper electric cable valued at Rp949 billion and aluminum electric cables valued at Rp472 billion.

Cable exports up

The slump Slump

A temporary fall in performance, often describing consistently falling security prices for several weeks or months.
 on the domestic market in the wake of the monetary crisis of 1997/1998, forced cable makers in the country to seek to boost exports to offset a decline in sales on the domestic market. Exports, therefore, began to rise in 2000 and the trend continued until 2007. In 2004, exports totaled 66,600 tons valued at US$ 287 million, up to 111,600 tons valued at US$ 917 million in 2007 or an increase of 20% a year.

Previously exports were made mainly to Japan, the Philippines Philippines
 officially Republic of the Philippines

Island country, western Pacific Ocean, on an archipelago off the southeast coast of Asia. Area: 122,121 sq mi (316,294 sq km). Population (2005 est.): 84,191,000.
, Bangladesh Bangladesh (bäng-lädĕsh`, băng–) [Bengali,=Bengal nation], officially People's Republic of Bangladesh, republic (2005 est. pop. 144,320,000), 55,126 sq mi (142,776 sq km), S Asia.  and Sri Lanka Sri Lanka (srē läng`kə) [Sinhalese,=resplendent land], formerly Ceylon, ancient Taprobane, officially Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, island republic (2005 est. pop. , but in the last two years, the Middle East has become the main export destinations. The construction industry marked with rising property buildings is brisk following the oil boom in the oil rich region. New cities have been built or being build requiring larger supply of cables mainly electric cable and telephone cables.

Currently cable makers are more oriented o·ri·ent  
1. Orient The countries of Asia, especially of eastern Asia.

a. The luster characteristic of a pearl of high quality.

b. A pearl having exceptional luster.

 to export market. PT Sumi Indo Kabel, for example, exports most of its cable production. In the first half of 2008, the company exported 83% of its production leaving only 13% for domestic market.

PT KMI Wires and Cables Tbk

PT KMI has recorded an increase in its exports although most of its production is still disposed dis·pose  
v. dis·posed, dis·pos·ing, dis·pos·es
1. To place or set in a particular order; arrange.

 of on the domestic market. In 2007, sales on the domestic market made up 84% of its total sales with exports making up only 16%. In the first half of 2008, its exports rose in contribution to 25%. Its export markets have expanded to South America South America, fourth largest continent (1991 est. pop. 299,150,000), c.6,880,000 sq mi (17,819,000 sq km), the southern of the two continents of the Western Hemisphere. , Africa and Europe Europe (yr`əp), 6th largest continent, c.4,000,000 sq mi (10,360,000 sq km) including adjacent islands (1992 est. pop. 512,000,000). .

PT KMI said demand for cables have increased in Middle East in the past two years especially before the financial crisis in 2008. Large property projects and construction of new cities pushed up demand for cables especially electric cables.

In 2007 and 2008, around 70%-75% of exports by PT KMI were to Middle East. Other export regions accounted for the remaining 25%-30% of its exports. Growing exports have boosted production by the company prompting prompting

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 it expand production capacity. It plans to expand its capacity by 25% by phases until 2010.


PT Supreme Cable Manufacturing & Commerce Tbk recorded sales valued at Rp 2.3 trillion. That year its exports were valued at Rp537.6 billion or an increase of 413.45% from Rp104.7 billion in 2006. Middle East is its largest buyer.

Other cable makers such as PT Voksel Electric Tbk also increased exports. Voksel exported cables valued at US$3 million to Middle East in 2007.

Indonesia exports various types of cable. The largest in volume is electric cable with voltage of more than 1000V (HS. 8544.60.000) totaling 33,000 tons in 2007 and telecommunications Communicating information, including data, text, pictures, voice and video over long distance. See communications.  cable (HS 8544.49.39000 totaling 25,200 tons.

The largest exports in value were wiring harnesses for motor vehicles (HS 8544.30.1000) valued at US$ 338 million in 2007.


While exporting, the country also imports cables. Imports have increased in the past four years in line with the growing demand in the country. Imported cables are mainly fiber optics fiber optics, transmission of digitized messages or information by light pulses along hair-thin glass fibers. Each fiber is surrounded by a cladding having a high index of refractance so that the light is internally reflected and travels the length of the fiber  and industrial cables

In 2004, imports of cable reached 20,772 tons valued at US$ 83,428,000 up to 50,003 tons valued at US$ 222,186,000.

Consumption growing

A fast growth has been recorded in the country's consumption of cables in the past four years peaking in 2007. In 2004, consumption totaled 65,400 tons, up to 227,700 tons in 2007 or a three fold increase from the previous year.

The increase in consumption in 2007 came with the launching of the government's crash program in the electricity sector. Under the first crash program state electricity company PLN is to build coal-fired power plants with a total capacity of 10,000 megawatts. Outside the program a number of power plants have been built in Java Java (jä`və), island (1990 pop. 107,525,520), c.51,000 sq mi (132,090 sq km), Indonesia, S of Borneo, from which it is separated by the Java Sea, and SE of Sumatra across Sunda Strait.  and other regions to cope with shortage in power supply.

In 2008, consumption continued to scale up as indicated by growing production and sales until the first half of that year. In the second half of that year demand began to fall both on the domestic and international markets as a result of the global financial crisis that caused the shelving shelv·ing  
1. Shelves considered as a group.

2. Material for shelves.

3. An incline; a slope.


1. material for shelves

 of many construction projects. In addition, rising prices of copper resulted in higher prices of cables.

The condition, however, is expected to improve in the coming years especially in the country as the government continues the crash program in the electricity sector.

Cable prices down 5%

A decline in the prices of basic materials like copper and aluminum in international market, brought about a decline in the price of cables by the end of 2008. The price of copper in March 2008 hit the level of US$8,680 per ton, but by the end of that year the price sank to US$ 6,000 per ton.

The price of aluminum also dropped from US$ 3,200 per ton to US$ 2,100 per ton. As a result the prices of cable were estimated to fall by 5%-6%.

A cable producer said if it already cut its selling price of its cables by 5% since last September September: see month.  as the price of cables in the country depends much on the prices of copper and aluminum.

Prospects of Cable Industry

The domestic demand for power is forecast to grow more than 9% annually in the next 10 years. Meanwhile, the government hopes to be able to meet 95% of household power requirement in 2018, up from 60.8% in 2007.

Currently PLN's supplying capacity still falls short of the requirement, marked by the frequent crisis in power supply in various areas.

The government has launched a crash program to be carried out by PLN in the electricity sector to cope with growing shortage in power supply in Java and other regions. Under the crash program PLN is building coal-fired power plants with a total capacity of 10,000 megawatts to be completed in 2010-2011.

The projects to be built include 10 units of power generating plants with a total capacity of 6,900 MW in Java and 25 power generating plants with a capacity of 3,100 MW outside Java to start in mid 2006.

The program is now in progress starting 2006. Currently completion is about 60%. The project will need large supply of electric cables both for transmission network and distribution systems. The tender for the procurement The fancy word for "purchasing." The procurement department within an organization manages all the major purchases.  of transmission cables for the entire power plants is valued at around Rp6.1 trillion. Procurement of cables for transmission network include Rp1.2 trillion in Java, Rp1.3 trillion for the southern Sumatra Sumatra (smä`trə), island (1990 pop. 36,471,731), c.183,000 sq mi (473,970 sq km), Indonesia, in the Indian Ocean along the equator, S and W of the Malay Peninsula (from which it  system, Rp2.4 trillion for the West Nusa Tenggara West Nusa Tenggara (Indonesian: Nusa Tenggara Barat) is a province in south-central Indonesia. It covers the western portion of the Lesser Sunda Islands, except for Bali.  (NTB NTB Non-Tariff Barriers
NTB National Tire and Battery
NTB Norsk Telegrambyrå
NTB NASA Tech Briefs (NASA magazine/newsletter)
NTB No Turning Back (band)
NTB Nuclear Test Ban
NTB Not Too Bad
) system, and Rp1.2 trillion for North Sumatra North Sumatra (Indonesian: Sumatera Utara) is a province of Indonesia. Its capital is Medan. Geography and population
The province of North Sumatra stretches across the island of Sumatra between the Indian Ocean and the Strait Malacca.
 system. There are still tenders for the procurement of cable networks for main electrical relay relay, electromechanical switch operated by a flow of electricity in one circuit and controlling the flow of electricity in another circuit. A relay consists basically of an electromagnet with a soft iron bar, called an armature, held close to it.  stations.

The crash program is to be followed with a second phase which will include construction of coal-fired power plants to make up 26% of the total additional capacity, hydropower hy·dro·pow·er  
Hydroelectric power.
 and geothermal power Geothermal power

Thermal or electrical power produced from the thermal energy contained in the Earth (geothermal energy). Use of geothermal energy is based thermodynamically on the temperature difference between a mass of subsurface rock and water and a mass
 plants to account for 60% and gas fired power plants for 14%.

Investment needed for the second phase is around US$ 17.3 billion including US$ 15 billion for power plants and the rest for transmission and distribution systems.

Demand for electric cables, therefore, will remain strong in the coming several years though slowdown is expected in 2009 as a result of the global financial crisis. In 2010, the electric cables demand is predicted to grow again not only in the country but also in export market such as in Middle East.

With production capacity at around 450,000 tons per year at present, more investment will be needed to build new factories or expand the capacity in the next five years.


* In the past five years, the country's electric cables industry has expanded fast and recovered form the 1998 monetary crisis. In 2008, cable production was estimated to reach 85% of the country's production capacity or 378,000 tons.

* The increase in production has been boosted by growing demand especially from PLN's project of 10,000 MW coal-fired power generating plants. Consumption of electric cables in 2007 rose to 227,000 tons in 2007 and to 295,000 tons in 2008.

* Indonesia has also succeeded in expanding market abroad. In the past five years exports surged from 66,000 tons in 2004 to 111,000 tons in 2007. The largest market has been Middle East, but the main buyer of automotive cables is Japan to which exports have also increased from year to year.

* Until mid 2008, demand for cables on the domestic and international markets continued to increase, but toward the end of that year there was a slowdown. Many large property projects abroad including in Middle East were shelved on funding problem. Demand for electric cables, therefore, declined.

* However, the market is expected to be normal again in 2010. Construction of property projects in the country and in Middle East is expected to brisk again.

* Based on the trend in the past four years and taking into account the impact of the global financial crisis, demand fro a cable in 2009 is forecast to rise only slightly from 295,000 tons in 2008 to 310,000 tons. Stronger demand is expected in 2010 and by 2012, domestic consumption of cables is forecast to reach 513,000 tons. Additional capacity of the country's cable industry will be needed to meet the requirement that year.
Types of cables produced in Indonesia

                              Electric cable

                     XLPE     XLPE     XLPE     PVC
                      HV       MV       LV       LV

PT. Kabelindo
Murni Tbk.                     X        X        X

PT. GT Kabel
Indonesia Tbk.                 X        X        X

PT. Sucaco
Tbk.                  X        X        X        X

PT. Terang
Kita                  X        X        X        X

PT. Sumi Indo
Kabel Tbk.                     X        X        X

PT. Jembo
Company Tbk.                   X        X        X

PT. Nikkatsu
Electric Works

PT. Cahaya
Angkasa Abadi                                    X

PT. Sinar
Merbabu                                 X        X

PT. Voksel
Electric Tbk.                  X        X        X

PT. Ewindo                                       X

PT. Phenolic
Indonesia                                        X

PT. Puji
Cahaya                                           X

PT. Kawat Mas
Prakasa                                          X

PT. Furin Jaya                                   X

PT. Federal
PT. Karya
Kabel Taliarta                                   X

PT. Star
Indah                                   X        X

PT. Indoka
Jaya                                             X

PT. Citra
Industries                              X        X

Nusantara                               X        X

PT. Olex

Ciptaguna                               X

PT. Autocomp

Cable Systems

PT. Prysmian
Indonesia             X        X        X        X

PT. Indowire

Berca Cables          X        X        X        X

PT. Prima
Cable Indo                              X        X

PT. Aneka
Kabel Elektrik                                   X

PT. Cetral Wire
Industrial                              X        X

PT. Furukawa
Optical Cable

PT. Sutanto
Electronic                                       X

                              Electric cable

                      Cu       Al      Bare     Bare
                     Rod      Rod     Copper    Alu
                                       Cond     Cond

PT. Kabelindo
Murni Tbk.                              X        X

PT. GT Kabel
Indonesia Tbk.        X        X        X        X

PT. Sucaco
Tbk.                  X        X        X        X

PT. Terang
Kita                           X        X        X

PT. Sumi Indo
Kabel Tbk.            X                 X        X

PT. Jembo
Company Tbk.          X        X        X        X

PT. Nikkatsu
Electric Works

PT. Cahaya
Angkasa Abadi                           X

PT. Sinar
Merbabu                                 X        X

PT. Voksel
Electric Tbk.                  X        X        X

PT. Ewindo

PT. Phenolic
Indonesia             X                 X

PT. Puji

PT. Kawat Mas
Prakasa               X

PT. Furin Jaya        X

PT. Federal


PT. Karya
Kabel Taliarta

PT. Star
Indah                                            X

PT. Indoka

PT. Citra
Industries                              X        X

Nusantara                                        X

PT. Olex

Ciptaguna                      X                 X

PT. Autocomp

Cable Systems

PT. Prysmian
Indonesia                               X        X

PT. Indowire

Berca Cables                            X        X

PT. Prima
Cable Indo            X                 X        X

PT. Aneka
Kabel Elektrik

PT. Cetral Wire

PT. Furukawa
Optical Cable

PT. Sutanto

                    Telecom  Fiber     Sp.     -eled    Others
                    Cable    Optic    Cable     Wire

PT. Kabelindo
Murni Tbk.            X

PT. GT Kabel
Indonesia Tbk.        X

PT. Sucaco
Tbk.                  X        X                 X

PT. Terang
Kita                  X                 X

PT. Sumi Indo
Kabel Tbk.            X        X        X

PT. Jembo
Company Tbk.          X        X        X

PT. Nikkatsu
Electric Works                                          X

PT. Cahaya
Angkasa Abadi                           X

PT. Sinar

PT. Voksel
Electric Tbk.         X        X        X        X

PT. Ewindo                              X        X

PT. Phenolic

PT. Puji

PT. Kawat Mas

PT. Furin Jaya                          X

PT. Federal

PT. Karya
Kabel Taliarta

PT. Star
Indah                 X

PT. Indoka
Jaya                                    X

PT. Citra


PT. Olex
Indonesia             X


PT. Autocomp
Indonesia                                        X

Cable Systems
Ind.                           X

PT. Prysmian
Indonesia                      X

PT. Indowire
Industrindo                             X        X

Berca Cables                   X

PT. Prima
Cable Indo

PT. Aneka
Kabel Elektrik                          X

PT. Cetral Wire

PT. Furukawa
Optical Cable                  X

PT. Sutanto


Cable code names and materials

Types of cable                                         Code

Cable With Copper Conductors                            N
Standard Twisted Cable With Copper Conductor            NF
Cable With Aluminum Conductors                          NA
Concentric Copper Wire Screening                        C
Polyvinylchloride (PVC) Insulation                      Y
Galvanized Flat Steel Wire Armour                       F
Polyethylene (PE) Insulation                            2Y
Galvanized Round Steel or Aluminum Tape Amour           R
Cross Linked Polyethylene Insulation Gb Steel Tape      2X
Helix (following F or R)
Copper Tape Screening                                   S
Double Tape Steel or Aluminum Tape Amour                B
Concentric Copper Conductor Over Each Core              CE
Insulated                                            CE XLPE
Sheathed Cable                                          PE
Standard Twisted Cable re Circular                     NFA

Source: PT Sucaco

Types of electric and telecommunication cable produced by Sucaco

Types of cable

Electric Cable       Low voltage     Medium voltage     High Voltage

Type                BCC--H NF C34-   N2XK2Y/NA2XK2Y    N2XK2Y/NA2XK2Y
                    110, BCC-Hard    150 KV            150 KV
                    SPLN 41-5:81,
                    BCC Hard
                    ASTM B8:1995
                    BCC Soft Mfg
                    BCC Soft SPLN,
                    BCC Soft Man
                    Spec BCC 1/2
                    Hard SPLN
                    41-4:84 BCC-H
                    ASTM B8:1995

Cable                                Rated Voltage:    IEC 840
specification                        1, 8/3 kv up to
                                     18/30 kv

Cable content       Bare Copper      SPLN 43-5/IEC     Copper /
                    Conductor Half   502 Single Core   Aluminum
                    Hard Or Hard     Power Cable,      conductor, XLPE
                    Used For         Copper Or         Insulated, Lead
                    Overhead         Aluminum          sheathed, PE
                    Transmission &   Conductor, XLPE   Sheathed Cable
                    Distribution     Insulated, With
                                     Or Without
                                     Copper wire or
                                     Copper Tape
                                     Screened, PVC
                                     Sheathed. Used
                                     Indoor and
                                     Installation in
                                     Conduit Troughs
                                     or trays or in
                                     the ground
                                     where not

Telecommunication   Cable type       Cable             Cable content
Cable                                specification

                    R-V (Pe)V        INDOOR SCREEN     Copper
                                     CABLES            Conductor, PVC
                                     SII 0710          insulated,
                                                       Aluminum tape
                                                       screened, PVC
                                                       sheathed. Used
                                                       for indoor
                                                       and telephone.

Source: Sucaco

Indonesia National Standard (SNI) for electric cables

No       Standard                  Title                  Remarks

 1   SNI 04-2697-1992   XPLE for isolation of         Min. decision
                        electric cable with voltage   407/M/SK/10/1980
                        of 1 kV to 30 kV

 2   SNI 04-2698-1999   PVC isolated wire, voltage
                        of 450/750 Volt (NYA)

 3   SNI 04-2699-1999   Isolated cable and sheathed
                        with PVC with voltage of
                        0.6 volt (NYM)

 4   SNI 04-2700-1999   Isolated ground cable and
                        sheathed with PVC protected
                        with steel wire or aluminum
                        0.6/1 kV (NYFGbY/NAYFGbY/
                        NYRGbY/NYRY/NA YRY)

 5   SNI 04-2701-1999   Isolated ground cable and
                        sheathed with PVC with
                        voltage of 0.6/1 kV

 6   SNI 04-6122-1999   Isolated ground cable and
                        sheathed with PVC
                        protected with steel or
                        aluminum wires with voltage
                        of 0,6/1 Kv (NYBY/NAYBY)

 7   SNI 04-3234-1992   Flexible cable isolated and   Min. decision
                        sheathed with PVC with        74/M/SK/2/1988
                        voltage of 500 V (NYMHY)

 8   SNI 04-3235-1992   Flexible cable isolated and
                        sheathed with PVC with
                        nominal voltage of 500 V
                        (NYMHY Oval)

 9   SNI 04-3236-1992   Flexible wire isolated with
                        PVC nominal voltage of 1000
                        V (NYAF)

10   SNI 04-3237-1992   Flexible cable twins  and
                        triplets isolated with PVC
                        for working voltage of up
                        to 380 V (NYY/NYD)

11   SNI 04-3238-1992   Flexible cable twins to
                        triplets to quintuplets
                        isolated, sheathed with PVC
                        with nominal voltage of 380
                        V (NYIFY)

Indonesia's cable production capacity, 2006

                              Production capacity
Types of cable                    (ton/year)

* Telecommunication Cable           132,900
* Power Cable                       258,650
* Special Cable                      43,150
* Enameled Wire                       8,800
TOTAL                               445,090

Source: Apkabel

Indonesia's main cable makers

Companies                     Status   (ton/year)       Investment

PT. WALSIN LIPPO INDUSTRIES  PMA (*)       38,500  US$      134,211,391
PT. TERANG KITA              PMDN (*)      38,000  Rp.   22,794,000,000
PT. SUMI INDO KABEL Tbk.     PMA           36,000  Rp.  321,000,000,000
PT. KMI WIRES AND CABLES     PMDN          29,750  Rp.  162,193,790,000
  (Formerly PT GT KABEL
PT. SUPREME CABLE            PMDN          25,200  Rp.  205,583,400,000
PT. KABELINDO MURNI TBK      PMDN          23,500  Rp.   20,000,000,000
PT. PULUNG COPPER WORKS      PMDN          21,840  Rp.    2,100,860,000
PT. VOKSEL ELECTRIC TBK      PMA           18,150  Rp.  250,000,000,000
PT. SHIKING INDONESIA        PMA           18,000  US$       11,750,000
PT. ANEKA KABEL CIPTAGUNA    PMDN          17,280  Rp.   12,588,000,000
PT PRYSMIAN CABLE INDONESIA  PMA           15,200  US$       67,300,000
  (Formerly PT. PIRELLI
PT. JEMBO CABLE COMPANY TBK  PMDN          15,195  Rp.   34,627,000,000
PT. BICC BERCA CABLES        PMA           10,000  US$       35,198,000
PT. JAYAKO MURNI ABADI       Non            8,400  Rp.    5,330,000,000
PT. CITRA MAHA SURYA         PMDN           7,800  Rp.   25,000,000,000

(*) PMA = Foreign Investment Company

PMDN = Domestic Investment Company

Source: Data Consult, Apkabel, BKPM. Industry Ministry

Indonesia's cable production, 2004-2008

                       Production     Growth
Year                     (ton)         (%)

2004                      111.3
2005                      133.5         20
2006                      178.0         33
2007                      289.3         63
2008 (*)                  378.3         31
Average growth (%)                      37

Note: (*) provisional figure

Source: Data Consult/ICN

Financial performance of main cable makers, 2006-2008

                                           Total Income
Name of company                            (Rp million)

                                 2006          2007        2008 (*)

KMI Wire and Cable Tbk, PT     1,130,748     1,280,446       796,860
Supreme Cable Tbk, PT          1,483,069     2,281,701     1,157,807
Jembo Cable Company
  Tbk, PT                        448,021       735,589       484,008
Kabelindo Murni Tbk, PT          285,472       499,480       263,153
Voksel Electric Tbk, PT          919,537     1,358,648     1,019,761
Sumi Indokabel Tbk, PT         1,914,345     1,590,455       835,237
                               6,183,198     7,748,326     4,556,826

Name of company                             Net Profit

                                 2006          2007        2008 (*)

KMI Wire and Cable Tbk, PT       50,382        25,635        30,968
Supreme Cable Tbk, PT            51,643        54,209        14,399
Jembo Cable Company
  Tbk, PT                           593        22,922        12,752
Kabelindo Murni Tbk, PT           7,270        12,585         2,739
Voksel Electric Tbk, PT          35,597        53,701        39,544
Sumi Indokabel Tbk, PT           55,374        77,467        30,346
                                202,865       248,526       130,748

Source: Indonesia Stock Exchange

Note: (*) per June 2008

Indonesia's exports of cables 2004-2007

Year           Volume                 Value

                     Growth                 Growth
          (Tons)      (%)       000 US$      (%)

2004      66,625                287,701
2005      77,339      16.08     505,872      75.80
2006      87,178      12.72     735,813      45.45
2007     111,619      28.03     917,774      24.72

Source: BPS

Exports of cables by types, 2004-2007


HS                 Description        2004     2005     2006     2007

8544.11.0010  Winding wire of
              copper, laquered/
              enamelled                                             355


8544.11.0020  Winding wire of
              copper, cover with
              paper textile
              material/pvc                                       14,719


8544.11.0030  Winding wire of
              copper, laquer/
              enamelled & cover
              with paper, textile
              material/pvc                                          165


8544.11.0040  Winding wire of
              copper, rect
              cross-sect. and
              without connectors                                     10


8544.11.0090  Other winding wire
              of copper                                              70


8544.11.110   Rectangular winding
              wire of copper             233    1,269

                                       1,288    7,610

8544.11.190   Winding wire of
              copper in other forms       96      --

                                       1,187      --

8544.11.200   Winding wire of
              copper covered with
              Textile                     57    4,675    5,040

                                         179   14,372   23,118

8544.11.300   Winding wire of
              copper insulated with
              PVC                        830      290       27

                                       1,235      868      207

8544.11.4000  Winding wire of
              copper of oth,
              Cross-section &
              without connector                     1        1

                                                    8        3

8544.11.9000  Winding wire of
              copper of oth                     7,384    7,898

                                               17,583   19,210

8544.11.910   Rectangular winding
              wire of other, cover
              with paper                 600


8544.11.990   Other winding wire       9,030


8544.19.1000  Winding Wire not of
              copper of laquered/
              enameled                             69      107

                                                  389      492

8544.19.2000  Inding wire not of
              copper of manganese
              resistance wire                       1                 1

                                                    2                 2

8544.19.300   Manganese resistance
              wire                         1


8544.19.900   Winding wire of other
              than copper of other
              type                        63       25      961      241

                                         573      166    6,137    1,792

8544.20.100   Co-axial cable fitted
              with connectors         10,376    5,901   12,105    5,220

                                     116,701   85,131  157,107   92,566

8544.20.2000  Insult cables cot
              fitted with conec.,
              fo ra voltage <=
              66.000 volts                        182      446       91

                                                  939    1,973      626

8544.20.210   Co-axial cable not
              fitted with
              Connectors insulated
              with PVC                   246


8544.20.290   Other co-axial cable
              not fitted with
              Connectors                  23


8544.20.3000  Insul. cables not
              fitted with connec.,
              fo ra voltage >
              66.000 volt                           1       21        1

                                                    2      208        2

8544.20.4000  Insulated cables
              not fitted with
              connectors, for a
              voltage > 66.000
              volt                                          26


8544.30.1000  Wiring harnesses for
              motor vehicles                   10,534   14,799   20,831

                                              134,831  200,303  338,094

8544.30.9000  Wiring harnesses for
              aircraft/ship                     4,522    2,406    2,356

                                               52,803   38,644   32,096

8544.41.000   Elect. Conductor for
              a voltage < 80 V
              fitted with connector      861


8544.41.1100  Telephone cables,
              submarine fitted with
              conectors                             7      182

                                                  516    1,637

8544.41.1200  Telephone cables, oth
              than submarine fitted
              with conectors                      142    1,207

                                                  658    5,133

8544.41.1500  Oth plastic insulated
              electric cable having
              cross sect <= 30mm
              fitt w co                             1


8544.41.1900  Oth elec. conduc o
              than 8544.41.11-15
              fitted with
              connectors                          666       58

                                                1,556      620

8544.41.9100  Plastic insul.
              Electric cable having
              cross section <= 30mm
              fitt w co                             3       14

                                                  148      495

8544.41.9300  Plastic insulated
              electric conductors
              fitted connectors                              2


8544.41.9400  Controlling cables
              fitted with
              connectors                                     1


8544.41.9900  oth electris
              conductor oth than
              8544.41.91-95 fitted
              connectors                          233      158

                                               10,247    2,962

8544.42.1100  Telephone, telegraph,
              radio relay cable
              submarine, for
              communication, <= 8V                                   55


8544.42.1900  Other fitted with
              connectors for
              voltage <= 8V                                         401


8544.42.2000  Fitted with
              connectors for
              voltage > 8V& <= 1V                                    12


8544.42.9000  Oth fitted with
              conector, for voltage
              <= 1 volts                                          1,908


8544.49.1100  Elect. Conductor for
              a voltage < 80 V
              insulated with PVC       2,209      585      868      235

                                      17,506    9,180   19,385    8,224

8544.49.1200  Telep. teleg & radio
              relay cables, oth
              than submarine not
              fitt with                            89       74

                                                  264      314

8544.49.1900  Other cable for
              electrical conductor
              for a voltage < 80 V       433      482      147      823

                                       4,861   10,178    5,395   12,715

8544.49.2100  Shielded wire for
              mnfact. Of autowiring
              harnesses, not for
              communication, <= 8V                                1,967


8544.49.2900  Oth fitted with
              connectors, <= 80V,
              not for used for
              telecommunications                                    213


8544.49.3100  Telephone, telegraph,
              radio relay cable
              submarine, for
              communication, > 8V
              & <= 1V                                                 2


8544.49.3900  Oth fitted with
              connectors for
              voltage > 8V and < 1V                              25,277


8544.49.4000  Other fitted with
              connectors, > 80V &
              <= 1V of a kind not
              used for telecom                                      115


8544.49.910   Other elect.
              Conductor for voltage
              < 80 V insulated with
              PVC                          1       66       81

                                          37      408      614

8544.49.9500  Shielded wire of kind
              used in the mfd of
              auto wiring harns not
              fit w                                          1


8544.49.990   Other electric
              conductor < 80 V
              insulated with other
              materials                  172    2,966    2,299

                                       1,043   20,728   22,786

8544.51.000   Elect. Conductor of
              80 V < Volt < 1000 V
              with fitted
              connectors              11,330


8544.51.1100  Teleph. teleg & radio
              relay cables,
              submarine fitted with
              connec for 80v <
              volt <                            1,390      497

                                                4,501    2,419

8544.51.1200  Teleph, telegrap &
              radio relay cables,
              oth than submarine
              fit w conn for 80 V
              < V                                 174


8544.51.1900  oth elec conduc oth
              than 8544.51.11-12
              fitt with connec for
              80 V < V                            484        8

                                                2,232       62

8544.51.9100  Plastic insult. Elec.
              Cable having a cross
              sec <= 300mm fitt w
              conn for 80V < V =
              1000V                             3,865    3,477

                                               12,587   14,696

8544.51.9200  Plastic insul. Elec.
              Cable having a cross
              sec > 300 mm fitt w
              conn for 80 V < V <                   5       16

                                                   13       63

8544.51.9400  Controlling cables
              fitted with
              connectors for 80V <
              Voltage <= 1,000V                              1


8544.51.9900  Oth elec conduc o
              than 8544.51.91-94
              fitted with connec
              for 80V < Volt <=                   482      850

                                                3,718   22,860

8544.59.110   Elect. Conductor of
              80 V < Volt < 1000 V
              insulated with PVC         220      156    5,700

                                         429      449   25,646

8544.59.1200  Telp. Teleg. & rad
              relay cab, o. thn
              submarine not fitted
              with conn for 80 V <
              V <                                 125      995

                                                  385    6,625

8544.59.190   Other cable for
              electric conductor of
              80 V < Volt < 1000 V    19,973   23,539   18,237

                                      54,298   87,282  111,787

8544.59.910   Other electric
              conductor of 80 V <
              Volt < 1000 V
              insulated with PVC         119


8544.59.9200  Plastic insulated
              elec. Cable having
              cross sec > 300 mm &
              80V < Voltage <= 1000                14


8544.59.9400  Controlling cables
              not fitted with
              connectors for 80V <
              Voltage <= 1000V                               1


8544.59.990   Other elect.
              Conductor 80V < Volt
              < 1000V                  1,090    1,286      806

                                       3,510    3,995    3,800

8544.60.000   Other electric
              conductors, for a
              voltage exceeding
              1000 V                   7,593                     33,056

                                      17,017                    130,103

8544.60.1100  Plastic insulated
              elec. Cable having
              cross sec <= 400 mm
              for 1 KV < Volt <= 36
              K                                 5,134    6,829

                                               18,689   34,708

8544.60.1900  Plastic insulated
              elec. Cable having
              cross sec < 400 mm
              for 1 KV < Volt <=
              36 K                                  8        1

                                                   25       13

8544.60.2100  Plastic insulated
              elec. Cable having
              cross sec <= 4mm for
              36 KV < volt <= 66KV                                   94


8544.60.2900  Plastic insulated
              elec. Cable having
              cross sec > 400 mm
              for Voltage > 66 K                    1               773

                                                    3             3,752

8544.60.3000  Other electric
              conductors, for a
              voltage > 66 KV                                       135


8544.60.3900  Plastic insulated
              elec. Cable having
              cross sec > 400 mm
              for Voltage > 66 K                    1


8544.60.9200  Teleph, Telegraph,
              Radio relay cables,
              oth than submarine
              for voltage > 1KV                            347


8544.60.9900  Oth electric
              conductors oth than
              8544.60.91-92 for
              voltage > 1 Kv                       53        1

                                                  106        1

8544.70.000   Optical Fibre Cables     1,269


8544.70.1000  Optical Fibre Cables
              Teleph, telegraph &
              Radio relay Cables,
              oth than submarine                  114       59       22

                                                  473      859      207

8544.70.2000  Optical Fibre Cables
              Teleph, telegraph &
              Radio relay Cables
              submarine                           265      281

                                                1,658    2,463

8544.70.2000  Optical Fibre Cables
              Teleph, telegraph &
              Radio relay Cables
              submarine                           265      281

                                                1,658    2,463

8544.70.9000  Oth Optical Fibre
              Cables                              149      142     2471

                                                  631    1,090   18,350

TOTAL                                 66,625   77,339   87,178  111,619

                                     287,701  505,872  735,813  917,774

Source: BPS

Imports of cable, 2004-2007

             Volume       Value
Year         (Tons)     (000 US$)

2004         20,772       83,428
2005 (*)     27,580      132,600
2006         35,830      179,575
2007         50,003      222,186

Note: (*) Revised

Source: BPS, Data Consult/ICN

Domestic consumption of cables, 2004-2007

Production     Imports     Exports     Market Size

111,3           20,7         66,6          65,4
133,5           27,6         77,3          83,8
178,0           35,8         87,1         126,7
289,3           50,0        111,6         227,7

Source: Data Consult/ICN

Projected consumption of cables, 2008-2009

            Projected consumption
Year             ('000 tons)

2008 (*)             295
2009                 310
2010                 356
2011                 427
2012                 513

Note: (*) forecast
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Comment:Development of cable industry in Indonesia.(INDUSTRY PROFILE)
Publication:Indonesian Commercial Newsletter
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Date:Mar 1, 2009
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