The Increasing of Automotive Export Opens Employment

By : Ahmad Fadli And Aldi Firhand. A | Thursday, April 19 2018 - 22:20 IWST

President Joko Widodo together with Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto when opening IIMS 2018
President Joko Widodo together with Minister of Industry Airlangga Hartarto when opening IIMS 2018

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta- President Joko Widodo said the increased exports of vehicles and automotive components will open up greater employment opportunities for the community.

"Exports to these components will also provide huge jobs especially for medium and small industries that produce components, both key components and auxiliaries," said President Jokowi during a review of the 2018 Indonesia International Motor Show vehicle exhibition at JI-Expo, Jakarta, Thursday (04/19/2010)

According to the President, the automotive industry in Indonesia is growing rapidly. Business actors can also target to open markets to areas other than ASEAN.

The President encourages creative industries such as modification of two-wheeled vehicles to enter the overseas market.

"The small and medium-sized industries can go into the 'custom made', the 'handmade' or the trinkets of color and all the trinkets of the paintings, I think it can also promise to be developed in the future.

In his speech, the President said the automotive industry will transition following the 4.0 industrial revolution in which demanded the use of technological sophistication and fuel efficiency such as electric cars or automation.

Jokowi is optimistic with the ability of society and business actors in Indonesia in following the development of the automotive industry and the needs of the global community.

"All we need is 'to be literate', to know, to follow, to really look quickly, to really depth quickly, and we must really prepare quickly, we must be nimble, we must be nimble, we must ready, "said Jokowi.

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