Indonesian textile producers face weak sales and higher costs


Indonesian textile producers are urging the government to take swift action to help the industry survive amid weak sales and rising production costs, otherwise they may have to close their businesses or see more layoffs.

With an economic slowdown hampering consumer purchasing power, the textile industry is facing flat growth with a number of companies already forced to dismiss workers, according to Indonesian Textile Association (API) chairman Ade Sudrajat (pictured).

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