Indonesia

Two-wheeler Sales Dip in Indonesia
Two-wheeler sales in Indonesia dipped in March but are forecasted to rise for all of 2022. © INTREEGUE Photography

Two-wheeler Sales Dip in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - April 29, 2022

Indonesia’s sales and exports of motorcycles fell by double digits in March, compared to the same month last year, but ...

Lopal Bets Big on Battery Materials

Lopal Bets Big on Battery Materials

Lube Report Asia - November 19, 2021

Over the past two decades, Lopal Technology Co. grew rapidly to become a major player in China’s lubricant market. Now ...

Prescribing Oils for Indonesia’s B30

Prescribing Oils for Indonesia’s B30

Lube Report Asia - August 6, 2021

Since January of 2020, Indonesia has required the content of diesel sold within its borders to be 30% biodiesel by weigh ...

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Pertamina Expanding in Thailand, Australia

Lube Report Asia - April 2, 2021

Pertamina continues to working to expand lubricant sales overseas, with particular attention to Australia and Thailand. ...

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Indonesia Exonerates Astra Honda

Lube Report Asia - March 19, 2021

Indonesia’s competition regulator ruled last month that motorcycle dealer Astra Honda Motor did not violate regulation ...

Dow Plans Chemicals Plant in China

Dow Plans Chemicals Plant in China

Lube Report Asia - March 5, 2021

Dow signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday to build a specialty chemicals hub in Zhanjiang, China. The $250 milli ...

Southeast Asia Vehicle Sales Down in 2020

Southeast Asia Vehicle Sales Down in 2020

Lube Report Asia - February 19, 2021

Southeast Asia sales of four-wheel automobiles dropped nearly 30% in 2020, and motorcycle and scooter sales fell by almo ...

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Indonesia JV to Supply Palm Catalysts

Lube Report Asia - January 29, 2021

PT Pertamina Lubricants and two other Indonesian companies have formed a joint venture aimed at developing catalysts tha ...

Profits Drop at Lanka IOC, Petronas

Profits Drop at Lanka IOC, Petronas

Lube Report Asia - September 18, 2020

Lubricant supplier Lanka IOC reported a steep net loss, and the lubricants business segment of Malaysian state-owned oil ...

Indonesia, Honda JV Tangle over Lube Tie-in

Indonesia, Honda JV Tangle over Lube Tie-in

Lube Report Asia - July 17, 2020

A fair trade regulator in Indonesia heard arguments this week in the case of a Honda scooter supplier charged with illeg ...

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Aramco Withdraws from Cilacap JV

Lube Report Asia - June 5, 2020

Pertamina disclosed last week that Saudi Aramco has withdrawn from discussions about a plan to jointly expand the Indone ...

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JV Will Make Repsol Lubes in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - February 21, 2020

An Indonesian blending plant partly owned by Repsol will begin producing the companys lubricants by April. The Spanish c ...

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Indonesia Seeks Larger Role for Domestic Blenders

Lube Report Asia - November 29, 2019

Indonesia has enough lubricant blending capacity to meet domestic demand, but because of high levels of imports it utili ...

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Idemitsu Completes Indonesia Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 15, 2019

Idemitsu Kosan completed the construction of its second Indonesia lubricant blending plant, nearly doubling its producti ...

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Indonesia Standard Takes Effect

Lube Report Asia - October 25, 2019

An Indonesian mandate for lubricants to meet the countrys new national SNI standard took effect last month, but some com ...

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Repsol, United Global Form JV

Lube Report Asia - October 4, 2019

Spains Repsol will begin blending lubricants in Southeast Asia through a joint venture with United Global Ltd., after ac ...

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South Koreas Michang Oil Enters Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - September 6, 2019

Transformer oil supplier Michang Oil Ind. Co. of South Korea plans to enter the Indonesian market by forming a joint ven ...