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Sony Indonesia to record highest global growth in 2013

  • Mariel Grazella

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Fri, April 12 2013   /  12:03 pm

PT Sony Indonesia, the local arm of the Japanese electronics, camera and device maker, said that it was targeting to grow by 60 percent this year through the expansion of its distribution channels and warehouses across the country.

Satoru Arai, the president director of Sony Indonesia, said that the company saw sales climb 40 percent last year.

“This year, we are aiming to grow by 60 percent,” he added.

He pointed out that the growth Sony had experienced in Indonesia, and targeted to achieve in 2013, was “one of the highest for Sony”.

“In Southeast Asia, Indonesia is one of our top three sales contributors, and is nearly on par with Malaysia and Thailand,” he said.

“Malaysia and Thailand have posted strong gross domestic product [GDP] numbers but Indonesia, with its large population and economic growth, will be one of the biggest contribut...