Astra started business in Jakarta in 1957 as a general trading company under the name of PT Astra International Inc. Which subsequently changed its name to PT Astra International Tbk in 1990, along with the release of shares to the public along with the listing of the Company's shares in the Indonesia Stock Exchange listed with ASII ticker.
From time to time, Astra continues to expand its business to achieve the goal of "Prosperous Joint Nation". Based on the latest articles of association, Astra's current business activities cover the areas of general trading, industry, mining, transportation, agriculture, development, services and consultants.
Along with the development of its business scale, Astra currently has 214,039 employees in 210 subsidiaries, associated companies and joint control entities incorporated in the Astra Group. In general, Astra Group's business is grouped into seven business segments, namely Automotive, Financial Services, Heavy Equipment and Mining, Agribusiness, Infrastructure and Logistics, Information Technology, and property. PT Astra International Tbk's market capitalization value closed at the end of 2015 of Rp 300.6 trillion.
For 60 years, Astra has witnessed the economic tides of Indonesia and continues to grow by exploiting a broad business opportunity-based synergy with external parties and internal Astra Group. As one of the largest national business group today, Astra has been able to build a good reputation and become a part of everyday life in various aspects of community life in the country. This is accomplished with offerings of the best range of products and services offered as well as non-business contributions through broad social responsibility programs in education, environment, small and medium enterprise (SME) and health development, as part of Astra's journey to become a company The pride of the nation that plays a role in continuous efforts to improve the welfare of Indonesian society.See more