JAKARTADAILY.ID – Indonesian Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan released the export of footwear products produced by PT Pratama Abadi Industri symbolically with the Nike trademark worth USD 211,000 for the Netherlands. This export release is the 99th container in 2022.
According to Zulkifli Hasan, exports of Indonesian footwear products can strengthen supply chains and labor-intensive industries. The export release was carried out on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, in Serpong, South Tangerang, Banten.
“The release of this export can support the strengthening of the global supply chain of world footwear products and labor-intensive industries.
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The release of these exports is also momentum for the expansion of the export market for Indonesian products and as a driving force for the Indonesian economy in the post-pandemic recovery period," said Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan reported by Kemendag.go.id Tuesday, September 13, 2022.
Zulkifli Hasan also said that in 2021 Indonesia will be in the 6th position as the largest exporter of footwear products, with a market share of 3.88 percent.
In the last five-year period (2017-2021), the value of Indonesian footwear exports to the world showed a positive trend of 4 percent.
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The Netherlands is the 8th export destination country with an export value of $152 million in 2021. In January-June 2022, the value of Indonesian footwear exports to the Netherlands reached $99.04 million, an increase of 29.65 percent from the value in the same period the previous year, which was $76.42 million.
The owner of PT Pratama Abadi, Seo Yeoung Yul said, PT Pratama Abadi Industri has been established for 33 years in South Tangerang as a labor-intensive and export-oriented industry player.
PT Pratama Abadi Industrikini has four factories with three other branches located in Sukabumi, Brebes, and Garut with a total employee of more than 40 thousand employees with a production capacity of 3.6 million pairs of shoes per month and an export value of $550 million in 2021.
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Meanwhile, President Director of Nike Indonesia, Joseph Warren, said that this export shipment was the 99th this year with total exports from early 2022 to currently reaching $12.8 million.
Nike has been in Indonesia for more than 30 years and has exported footwear, apparel and sports equipment from 39 of Nike's partner factories throughout Indonesia. Last year, Nike Indonesia exported more than 200 million pairs of shoes with an export value of $700 million.
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