Beer and beverage producer PT Multi Bintang Indonesia Tbk (MLBI) booked net profit of Rp645.7 billion in the first half of 2017, jumped by 45% from the corresponding period last year, but its sales revenue actually slipped 1.9% to Rp1.5 trillion. Cost of sales, general & administrative expenses, and financial cost were all lower than first half of 2016, but other income of Rp217.5 billion contributed to significant increase in net profit.To subscribe please click here