Threatened Closed, Hundreds of Merchants Stuck Jalan Tanah Abang

By : Ahmad Fadli Dan Aldo Bella Putra | Monday, March 26 2018 - 15:00 IWST

Ratusan pedagang Pasar Tasik mememuhi jalan disepanjang Jati Bunder Tanah Abang
Ratusan pedagang Pasar Tasik mememuhi jalan disepanjang Jati Bunder Tanah Abang

INDUSTRY.co.id - Jakarta - Hundreds of Pasar Tasik market traders who will sell in the ex-Aneka Beton area or Tanah Abang dismantling area seem to meet Jati Bunder Tanah Abang road because they cannot enter the selling area. This is the impact of closing trade access made by PT KAI.

A number of private vehicles with merchandise appear to spread along Jati Bunder road to KS Tubun. They have even been there from 24.00 pm Monday (26/3/2018) early morning to enter the area selling stuck along the road Jati Bunder Tanah Abang.

I do not know if this (the market) is closed, the next time we come to enter cannot because the door is locked," said Firman, one of the sellers who parked vehicle merchandise on the road because it cannot enter.

Operates from 05.00 am until 11.00 pm on Mondays and Thursdays. The market traders Tasik Tanah Abang is famous to sell his wares in the car in the land which is discharge Tanah Abang.

The impact of a closed market is expected to cause widespread effects such as losses for traders, economic turnover of local residents who mostly also trade at the location and concerns about congestion caused by merchant vehicles parked on the roadside.

"If the market is closed, my income will be lost and I am confused if I have to find another location, I hope the market will not be closed," said Astrid, a trader who has been selling Tasik Market for a year.

Until this news was revealed, the merchants who gathered were still waiting for certainty about their continued fate of trading in Tasik Tanah Abang Market.

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