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Efforts to Boost Foreign Currency Earning through Textile And Clothing Export

Jakarta October 2018


Menteri PerdaganganEnggartiasto Lukita, Trade Minister

So far, textile and textile products industry has always been one of the prima donna of exports for Indonesia where in 2017 exports reached US $ 12.58 billion. However, when compared to several competitor countries, the development of textile industry in Indonesian is actually not very good. Current market share in the world market still stay at around 1.7% compared to Vietnam, India and Bangladesh describes its growth.

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Textile and Clothing Industry must be ready for Industry 4.0

Jakarta October 2018


Menteri PerdaganganPT. Sritex

Not long ago President Joko Widodo warned that Indonesia should not be left behind in applying the concept of Industry 4.0 as part of efforts to improve Indonesia's competitiveness in the current digital era. Like the industrial revolution in the previous generation, he said, industry 4.0 pursuing the same results, namely increased revenue, cost savings and operational efficiency. The leading business consultant, PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC), in its report, ..


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Sustainable Chemistry Starts at Source

October 2018


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The creation of the ZDHC Manufacturers Restricted Substance List (ZDHC MRSL) was hailed as an industry milestone towards safer chemical management. However, suppliers struggle to know how to assess, and where to go, to source safer chemistry.


Until now textile and footwear manufacturers have needed to undertake a painstaking and time-consuming process of evaluating every product from each of their chemical suppliers against the ZDHC MRSL...

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Material Center for Textile and Clothing Industry Growth

Jakarta October 2018


Gati Wibawaningsih, Dirjen IKMGati Wibawaningsih, SMEs General Director

Directorate General of Small and Medium Industry asked the Indonesian Textile Association of Greater Jakarta (API DKI) to help realize the formation of textile raw material center (material center) for SMEs make domestic companies can compete with imported raw materials.


Director General of Small and Medium Industry at the Industry Ministry Gati Wibawaningsih believes that the availability of domestic raw materials with better prices and quality and speed of delivery, the domestic industry will grow and have good competitiveness for both local market and export. In a conversation with team from DKI API more recently in her office, she said that the flooding of imported raw materials could be stoppedd and domestic producers would return to grow.

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Press Release: Original technology makes the difference

Jakarta October 2018


Menteri PerdaganganITMA SIA 2018

Shanghai, Frankfurt, 15th October 2018 – ITMA ASIA + CITME 2018, Asia’s foremost trade fair dedicated to textile machinery, is once again marked by a significant presence of German companies both in their number and in the quality of their technology. Visitors to the fair will have an opportunity to appreciate the high level of technology being proposed by more than 100 exhibitors from Germany, including more than 80 VDMA member companies.
They cover nearly all different machinery chapters with a focus on spinning, nonwoven, weaving, knitting, warp knitting and finishing ....

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TESTEX at Intertextile Shanghai Apparel Fabrics Autumn 2018

Jakarta October 2018


Menteri PerdaganganIntertextile Shanghai 2018

With 78’000 visitors from 110 countries, Intertextile remains the industry’s leading business platform. TESTEX had an impressive presence in the All About Sustainability Zone with its OEKO-TEX® Group Pavil-ion. This comprised 9 OEKO-TEX® certified custom-ers and sustainability partner the ZDHC Foundation, all paving the way towards more sustainability in textile manufacturing. With a dedicated zone to showcase a range of OEKO-TEX® certified garments including STANDARD 100, MADE IN GREEN and STeP, the pavilion attracted more visitors than ever. ..

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How China - US Trade War Impacts Indonesia's Textile and Clothing Export

Jakarta July 2018


Donald TrumpDonald Trump, President of US

Donald Trump's government policy for protecting the steel and aluminum industry in the country by applying tariffs by 25% for steel and 10% for aluminum products has caused various response to a number of countries including the European Union, Mexico and Canada. As reported from the US Department of Commerce, Trump will evaluate all trade agreements with other countries that have been made with previous governments. Trump's policy has received widespread protests because it is feared that it will disrupt the world economy.

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