Meet the Minister of Industry of Airlangga, Chairman of Gaikindo Report on Preparation of GIICOMMVEC 2018 Exhibition

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Monday, February 05 2018 - 21:51 IWST

Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto and Chairman of Gaikindo, Yohanes Nangoi (Photo: Doc. Industry.co.id)
Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto and Chairman of Gaikindo, Yohanes Nangoi (Photo: Doc. Industry.co.id)

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, Chairman of the Association of Indonesian Automotive Industries (Gaikindo), Yohanes Nangoi met with Minister of Industry of Airlangga Hartarto at the Office of the Ministry of Industry, Jakarta, Monday (5/1/2018).

"This visit is related to the preparation of GAIKINDO Indonesia International Commercial Vehicle Expo (GIICOMMVEC) 2018," Airlangga said.

He added that the concept of the event is an automotive exhibition for the commercial vehicle industry in Indonesia.

According to him, the event will be held on March 14, 2018 is to support and encourage the automotive industry and assist the development of infrastructure and development in the homeland, especially in the commercial vehicle industry in Indonesia.

As is known, Indonesia is the largest automotive market in Southeast Asia. In 2016, the domestic automotive industry produces 1.1 million units of cars.

"Automotive business activities ranging from upstream sector which includes raw material industry and motor vehicle assembly industry to downstream sector such as after sales service and financing, very big contribution to the national economy," he said.

Therefore, the automotive industry becomes one of the priority sectors of development according to the National Industrial Policy.

"With a national production capacity of 2.2 million units of cars per year, the domestic automotive industry needs to maximize the potential to have a higher competitiveness," Airlangga said.

Airlangga expects the 2018 GIICOMMVEC exhibition to run smoothly and in accordance with what is expected for the progress of the national automotive industry.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Salat Island is become a conservation area for Orangutan by the management of PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk (SSMS). (Foto: Public Relations of PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk)

Sabtu, 24 Juli 2021 - 12:15 WIB

Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Preparing RSPO Virtual Tour for August 2021

PT Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk (SSMS), a public firm of palm oil firm listed in the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX), plans to hold a RSPO Virtual Tour on August 2021. It is a measure to support…

Minister of Religious Affairs Yaqut Cholil Qoumas delivers a statement in a press conference on Thursday (22/07). Photo by: YouTube channel of Presidential Secretariat.

Jumat, 23 Juli 2021 - 19:29 WIB

Indonesia Receives 8 Million More Doses of Sinovac Vaccine

Indonesia received eight million more doses of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine in the form of bulk vaccine on Thursday (22/07).

The Opening of Technical Education and Training for Interpreting batch three held online, Thursday (22/07). (Source: Screenshot from Zoom Application)

Jumat, 23 Juli 2021 - 17:22 WIB

Cabinet Secretariat Holds Online Interpreting Training

Cabinet Secretariat, Thursday (22/07), opened the third batch of Technical Education and Training for Interpreting held virtually.

Minister of Manpower Ida Fauziyah. (Photo by: BPMI Documentation)

Jumat, 23 Juli 2021 - 16:01 WIB

Gov’t to Roll Out Wage Subsidy for Workers, Laborers This Year

In a bid to prevent layoffs due to the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, the Government has decided to continue disbursing wage subsidy for workers/laborers this year.

Ministerial Instruction Number 22 of 2021 on Level 4 Community Activity Restrictions in the islands of Java and Bali

Jumat, 23 Juli 2021 - 15:12 WIB

Home Minister Issues Instruction on Level 4 Community Activity Restrictions in Java, Bali

Minister of Home Affairs Tito Karnavian on 20 July 2021 signed Ministerial Instruction Number 22 of 2021 on Level 4 Community Activity Restrictions in the islands of Java and Bali.