September 24, 2022
  • September 24, 2022

Ministry hails survival of textile industry amid pandemic

By on August 10, 2022 0

Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Industry has commended the Textiles and Textile Products (TPT) industry for successfully surviving the pandemic and even becoming the engine of national economic growth.

“This is a very good opportunity for bringing companies together between players in the machinery business and textile players, so that we can develop this textile ecosystem together in an integrated way. Hopefully, the implementation of Indointertex and Inatex will proceed accordingly and successfully,” Acting Director General of Chemical, Pharmaceutical and Textile Industry at the Ministry of Industry, Ignatius Warsito, said during the meeting. the international textile and textile products industry exhibition (TPT), Indo Intertex-Inatex 2022, as quoted from its statement received here on Wednesday.

Warsito noted that in July 2022, the major commodity recorded an export value of up to $6.08 billion, contributing 5.51 percent to the country’s total exports.

Warsito expects the Indointertex-Inatex 2022 event to further cement the government’s agenda of making Indonesia 4.0 by promoting the transformation of the textile industry, thereby enhancing the competitiveness of the industry and making it highly innovative , so that it can be competitive and meet the demands of the global market.

Asia Pacific Rayon (APR) textile industry, along with Duniatex, Idola Selaras Abadi (ISA), Harapan Abadi Textile Indonesia (HATI) and Kabanatex, showcased various rayon fiber product applications that support industry transformation 4.0, including the latest technology clothing materials ranging from yarn, printed fabrics, dyed fabrics, to the application of fashion products that use APR rayon fiber.

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“APR’s participation in this exhibition is a form of our commitment to developing a sustainable textile industry in Indonesia as well as supporting economic recovery in the textile sector, which is the focus of the government’s concerns after this pandemic,” said said APR director Basrie Kamba. , points out.

Kamba noted that APR also featured recycled products made from Finex, an environmentally friendly recycled fiber, as well as products made from Lyocell, a high-quality rayon fiber.

APR rayon fiber is sourced from renewable, traceable and readily biodegradable raw materials. He said his administration also has the Follow Our Fiber app that allows customers to trace the origin of the raw materials for their garment fabrics.

APR’s rayon fiber factory located in Pangkalan Kerinci has a production capacity of 300,000 tons per year and exports its products to more than 20 countries, including Turkey, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, the United States and Egypt.

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