36,000 Indonesian textiles and clothing jobs at risk


Around 36,000 textile and clothing workers in Indonesia could lose their jobs as weak sales threaten more than 100 small-scale manufacturers.

Ade Sudrajat, chairman of the Indonesian Textile Association (API), said diminished domestic demand owing to the country’s stuttering economy has led to goods piling up in warehouses and slashed production levels. “There was no demand, so those factories cannot produce,” he told Investor Daily.

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