INDONESIA: Export Slump Triggers 13,000 Job Cuts
A sluggish export market has led to nearly 13,000 Indonesian textile workers losing their jobs, an industry official said today. Three textile companies located in Central Java have closed down their factories, laying off around 12,000 workers. In West Java, around 800 workers have lost their jobs, claimed Indonesian Textile Association (API) chairman Benny Soetrisno.
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