The Development of Automotive Industry Affects Other Industries

By : Ridwan And Aldi Firhand. A | Saturday, August 12 2017 - 15:13 IWST

Vice President Jusuf Kalla visit Suzuki booth at GAIKINDO 2017 Exhibition
Vice President Jusuf Kalla visit Suzuki booth at GAIKINDO 2017 Exhibition

INDUSTRY.co.id - Tangerang- Vice President Jusuf Kalla said the development of automotive industry in the country greatly affect and provide multi-effect to other industries.

"Industry in the field of vehicles in Indonesia and many other countries is very decisive because it has a multiplier that is extraordinary in all sorts of supporting industries so that if the car industry is growing then so many hundred other industries are also growing and as said before millions of people can work," said Vice President in Tangerang, Friday (08/11/2017)

This was conveyed by the Vice President during the opening of The 12th Gaikindo International Automotive Conference "Rise of the Future Mobility" at Indonesia Convention Exhibition (ICE) BSD City, South Tangerang.

Especially in Indonesia, according to the Vice President, the automotive industry is also very important in terms of providing employment. Unlike the Japanese who already use the power of robots because of the expensive human labor.

"I say in Japan that if you use a good robot because it would be difficult to compete with the employment situation here.The second is if the robot costs maintenance and return to the industry but if the Indonesian industry millions of people can work, then the potential buyers of cars are also millions who can buy a car If the robot who, there is no salary, "said the Vice President.

He says cars can be made in many countries but each country has its own distinctive market, environment and geographical conditions as well.

Therefore, not all cars sold abroad are not the same market value in Indonesia. Because of that, the development of vehicle industry in Indonesia is very important.

With the development of automotive industry and investment rising every year even has reached Rp16 trillion and the existence of inter-country competition will develop the economy, said the Vice President Kalla.

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