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Financing company BFI Finance is committed to supporting the development of the textile industry after the implementation of restrictions on community activities (PPKM) due to COVID-19. BFI Finance Business Area Manager for the Semarang area FX Budi Aryanto on the sidelines of the Indonesia Apparel Production Expo (IAPE) exhibition at the Diamond Solo Convention Center, Friday said that PPKM which had been officially removed was an opportunity for economic growth. He said various industrial sectors, including textiles and clothing, began to show their existence. He hopes this sector can recover and become an industry capable of contributing to economic sustainability.


Head of Merauke Customs and Excise, Dian Kaban, said the ban on the sale of imported used clothing, especially in Merauke, was the government's effort to protect the domestic textile industry. This was conveyed by Dian in her remarks during activities to strengthen synergy for supervision and better Merauke Customs and Excise services at Swiss-Bellhotel Merauke, South Papua, Wednesday (8/3/2023). "We are socializing with the police and local government about how to cover the sale of used clothes again, these used clothes have an impact on the domestic textile industry," said Dian when conveying Customs and Excise's duties in guarding and protecting the domestic industry.

The Association of Indonesian Economists or ISEI Jakarta supports the export-oriented textile industry. "The textile industry has so far proven to have an important role in the Indonesian economy," said ISEI Jakarta Chairman Inarno Djajadi, Tuesday, March 7, 2023. Furthermore, Inarno conveyed that ISEI would continue to contribute ideas for all stakeholders, especially for the development of the business world. He continued, ISEI members who come from elements of academia, business, and government are quite capable forces in contributing ideas in the economic field.

The Association of Indonesian Fiber and Filament Yarn Producers (APSyFI) claims that of the total textile production value of US$33 billion, exports absorb US$13 billion, while the rest is for the domestic market. This was stated by the Chairperson of the Association of Indonesian Filament Yarn Manufacturers (APSyFI) Redma Wirawasta. In fact, he considered that many parties misunderstood the structure of the textile market, which so far was considered to be highly dependent on exports. In fact, the domestic market is still the biggest mainstay. It's just that, lately the domestic market has been disrupted due to heavy imports, coupled with the entry of illegal goods in the form of used clothes.

The Minister of Industry (Menperin) Agus Gumiwang Kartasasmita responded to foreign media reports about the import of used shoes which has recently gone viral. He said the rampant illegal import of used shoes had indeed hampered the growth of the domestic footwear industry. "As can be seen in the video that was investigated by a journalist in Singapore, it was revealed that used shoes from that country that were donated by their owners to the sustainability project ended up in flea markets in Indonesia. The practice of illegally importing used shoes must be stopped because it has an impact on bad for the domestic footwear industry," said Agus Gumiwang in an official statement, Monday (6/3/2023).