Gov’t to Build Apparel Park for Textile Industry
Date 21 November 2019
As a follow-up of the last meeting in September, President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo on Thursday (21/11) at the State Palace, Jakarta received representatives of the Indonesian Textile Association (API) and the Indonesian Association of Synthetic Fiber and Filament Producers (APSyFI) to discuss their inputs with the new Cabinet.
During the meeting, President Jokowi focused on two points, namely measures to increase exports quantity and quality and investment, which were discussed during the September’s meeting.
“We have secured a location to build an “Apparel Park” where raw materials and the industries will be located in one place,” the President said.
Joining President Jokowi in that meeting were among others Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs Airlangga Hartarto, Minister of State Secretary Pratikno, Cabinet Secretary Pramono Anung, Minister of Industry Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita, Minister of Trade Agus Suparmanto, and Head of the Investment Coordinating Board (BKPM) Bahlil Lahadalia. (MAY/RAH/ES)
Translated by : Rany Anjany Subachrum
Edited by : M. Ersan Pamungkas