Jakarta (ANTARA) - The Minister of Cooperatives and Small and Medium Enterprises, Teten Masduki, admits that he can't wait to form the "designer cooperative" initiated by
Indonesian Fashion Chamber (IFC).
According to Teten, the formation of this cooperative can mobilize 500,000 domestic small and medium industries in the field of textiles and textile products (IKM TPT) which absorb a workforce of more than one hundred million people.
"SMEs (small and medium industries) involved in the Indonesian textile industry number more than 500,000," said Teten when met in Jakarta
Fashion Food Festival (JF3) in Kelapa Gading, North Jakarta, Monday.