Leather Industry Translucent Rp7, 6 Trillion

By : Dhiyan W Wibowo And Aldi Firhand | Saturday, February 24 2018 - 19:47 IWST

Shoes Production
Shoes Production

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta, Leather industry, leather and footwear products show a positive performance.

Until the end of 2017, investment sector has reached Rp7, 62 trillion, or four times higher than last year.<> In the footwear industry sector, Indonesia managed to occupy the fifth position as world exporter after China, India, Vietnam and Brazil with its market share in the international market reached 4.4 percent.

Head of the Agency for Industrial Research and Development (BPPI) East Ngakan Between, said the leather, leather and footwear industries in the country need to maintain the design, supply of raw materials and sustainability of the industry to improve its competitiveness.

Although leather products from Indonesia have entered the export market, this sector still have to pursue other countries products in terms of design and anding, he said some time ago.

One of the main challenges in this sector is the tendency of consumers to choose anded products.

Therefore, we need to encourage our local products to dominate at the national level, Ngakan said.

Based on Trade Map data, the export growth of this industry also looks positive, from USD 4.85 billion in 2015 to USD 5.01 billion in 2016 or up 3.3 percent.

According to Ngakan, there are three factors that can push the industry forward, namely investment, technology, and human resources (HR).

All three factors must complement each other, he said.

Specifically the HR factor, Ngakan affirmed, the need for increased competence to meet the needs of the industrial world today.

Therefore, vocational education is prepared to prepare skilled workers.

The government also continues to provide basic science-related knowledge of the industry to students in the school bench which will then be developed by the industry, he said.

News Comment

Today's Industry

Kementan dan teknologi iradiator

Sabtu, 22 September 2018 - 21:30 WIB

Ministry of Agriculture Utilizes Gamma Iradiator Technology to Encourage Fresh Fruit Exports

South Tangerang - Indonesia as a tropical country has quite high fruit variants. Every region in the country has superior products and has been planted on a fairly large scale. In addition to…

Mentan Amran

Sabtu, 22 September 2018 - 21:00 WIB

Optimistic Minister of Agriculture Indonesia Can Have the Best Training Center in the World

Lembang - Agriculture Minister Andi Amran Sulaiman made a working visit to the Lembang Agricultural Training Center (BBPP) on Thursday (9/21). During this visit, Amran called on the employees…

Mentan Andi Amran Sulaiman, Menteri BUUMN Rini Soemarno, Menteri Desa PDT (Foto Humas)

Sabtu, 22 September 2018 - 20:30 WIB

Take Good Care of Agricultural Production, The Performance of the Minister of Agriculture Amran Asked not to be disturbed

Jakarta - Minister of Agriculture (Minister of Agriculture) Amran Sulaiman is considered to have demonstrated maximum work in maintaining the stock of food availability. Production in the agricultural…

Kepala (BPPSDMP) Kementan Momon Rusmono

Sabtu, 22 September 2018 - 20:00 WIB

Ministry of Agriculture Affirms the Commitment of Farmers' Welfare in the Main Meeting of the KTNA Group

Pangkal Pinang - Ministry of Agriculture affirms its commitment to encourage national food productivity to improve farmers' welfare. The existence of farmer groups is very important to empower…

Jaksa Agung, HM Prasetyo

Sabtu, 22 September 2018 - 19:30 WIB

AGO Appreciates Lombok's Earthquake Fund OTT

Jakarta - Attorney General Muhammad Prasetyo appreciated the performance of the Mataram District Prosecutor's Office, West Nusa Tenggara, who carried out the Lombok earthquake fund capture operation…