JAKARTADAILY.ID – Indonesian Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan said that the 2023 Jakarta Muslim Fashion Week (JMFW) managed to record transactions of $13.2 million or around Rp 206.6 billion from 16 countries, including Malaysia, Spain, Yemen, Portugal, Nigeria, and others.
"The achievement (in transactions) at JMFW 2023 of $13.2 million or around Rp 206.6 billion is a form of international buyer confidence in the superiority of Indonesian Muslim fashion products," said Zulkifli Hasan when closing JMFW on Saturday, 22 October 2022.
Minister Zulkifli said JMFW is a collaboration of all stakeholders to jointly advance the national Muslim fashion industry so that it can compete in the global market.
“The successful implementation of JMFW proves that, 'Together We Can.' JMFW has also become an icon of stakeholder collaboration that involves the participation of not only the government, but also business people, academics, and the media," he said.
This year's JMFW with the theme "From Local Wisdom to Global Inspiration" was packaged very interestingly. Among them presenting Miss Grand International from 68 countries and demonstrating Muslim fashion by Indonesian designers.
In addition, there was also a fashion show featuring the work of 26 young designers from 10 educational units, and a Muslim fashion product exhibition presenting 93 well-known local brands, as well as 23 Indonesian textile companies ready to become suppliers of raw materials for Indonesian fashion brands.
"In the future, it is hoped that there will be more cooperation contracts with other international buyers," explained Trade Minister Zulkifli Hasan.