BPD Kaltim, regional development bank in East Kalimantan province, booked profit after tax of Rp239 billion in first half (H1) this year, grew 6.2% from Rp225 billion in the corresponding period of last year. Net income increased 5.6% to Rp778 billion. Its loans declined 2.87% to Rp13.6 trillion and provision of loans fell 32.47% to Rp723 billion. The Bank’s asset reached Rp24.58 trillion while liability amounted Rp20.3 trillion. Its CAR was 23.61% and NPL reached 2.87%.