Garment Firms Axe Plants, Move To China
Up to a dozen export-oriented
textile and garment makers have axed their factories in Indonesia with many
relocating to China.
clothing and fibre firms include those involved in printing, dyeing, and weaving
Factory shutdown has been
happening since last year in consequence to competition both in domestic and
export that are recently overwhelmed by illegal import products.
The chairman of Indonesian Textiles Association (API), Lili Asdjudiredja cited lucrative
incentives being offered to Indonesian-based manufacturers for the closures
and called on the Indonesian authorities to address the situation