State-owned cement producer PT Semen Baturaja (SMBR) Tbk reported strong cement sales in August, which might mark the growing demand in construction sector. PT Sukses Mantap Sejahtera (SMS), meanwhile, will soon start commercial operation of sugar mill in Dompu, West Nusa Tenggara, relying on own local plantation. These are among interesting domestic stories to read amidst bleak global news on volatile crude oil and China slowdown.To subscribe please click here