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Secretary General of the Indonesian Filament Yarn and Fiber Association (APSyFI) Redma Gita Wirawasta revealed that the national upstream textile industry is currently producing yarn produced from used Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) drinking bottles. According to Redma, currently, Indonesia has 3 upstream textile factories that produce filament fiber made from used PET bottles. With a capacity of about 50 thousand tons. "This year there will be an additional investment of 300 thousand tons of recycled filament yarn industry. Currently there are 3 companies, but the capacity is still small. With this the total recycled filament industry will be around 350 thousand tons," said Redma (29/7/ 2022).

The government targets the national textile and textile product (TPT) industry to meet most of the domestic demand, achieving an increase in exports of 15 percent per year by 2025. Then become the Top 5 textile manufactures in the world by 2030 with a specialization in functional clothing. Until now, TPT is said to continue to make a major contribution to the Indonesian economy, along with the recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic. As a social safety net and foreign exchange earner, the textile industry is able to absorb a workforce of 3.65 million people or 18.79 percent of the total workers in the manufacturing industry.

Secretary General of the Indonesian Filament Yarn and Fiber Association (APSyFI) Redma Gita Wirawasta revealed that investment in the textile and textile product (TPT) industry is still ongoing. Including, upstream, namely the fiber and yarn industry. "This year there is an additional investment in production capacity for 150 thousand tons of rayon fiber and 300 thousand tons of recycled filament yarn," said Redma (28/7/2022). With this investment, he continued, by the end of 2022 the national capacity for the rayon industry will be 1 million tons, while the filament yarn will be 1.15 million tons.