|Industry Textile Jabar Ready The Relocate
Secretary General of the Indonesian Textile Association (API), West Java (Jabar), Kevin Hartanto explained, in addition to the unpredictability of the market, the textile and textile products (TPT) in West Java is also facing difficult conditions, due to higher operating expenses. According to him, minimum wage increases city (MSEs), electricity rates, and a host of other essential components, enough to burden the textile industry.
Moreover, the industry is hire expert thousands of employees. "Textile Industry in West Java only two choices. Roll mat or relocation. If it persisted, would have faced a difficult position," he said. He said the high cost of operating margin is not comparable with that obtained. Not surprisingly, most of the textile industry in West Java is preparing to relocate their factories to other areas in West Java or Java.
Today, he continued, a number of industries are preparing to relocate their factories to other areas. Relocation efforts, can not be done in haste. Relocation should consider the labor, property, and other components. Textile industry are looking for an affordable area with MSE. Some areas in Central Java, is still considered low MSE peg. "Obviously, preparations made from now through next year. Due, 2014 change of government will focus on the face of national politics. It will further burden our industry," said Kevin.