Ministry of Commerce and Kadin announce Jakarta Muslim Fashion Week
Jakarta (ANTARA) – The Ministry of Commerce, in collaboration with the Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (Kadin), has planned to organize the Jakarta Muslim Fashion Week (JMFW) to develop the Muslim fashion industry in Indonesia .
Embracing Jakarta Muslim Fashion Week is scheduled to be held on November 18, 2021 at the Gelora Bung Karno Sports Complex in Senayan, central Jakarta.
“It is hoped that the JMFW 2021 Embracing will strengthen the Muslim fashion industry in the country and open up business opportunities in the global market,” said the director general of national export development at the Ministry of Commerce, Didi Sumedi, in a press release received Wednesday. .
The opportunities for the Muslim fashion industry and the halal industry are promising, as the global Muslim population is estimated to spend over US $ 2 trillion on food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, fashion and leisure, he noted.
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Sumedi estimated that the export value of Indonesian halal products reached only US $ 6 billion, ranking it 21st in the world. Meanwhile, the country’s Muslim fashion exports are estimated at $ 4.1 billion, placing it 13th in the world, he added.
According to the State of the World Islamic Economy report, in terms of growth of the Muslim fashion industry, Indonesia is ranked 2nd in the world, with total consumption reaching $ 21 billion and an average growth of 18.2% per year, he stressed.
Kadin representative and vice-chair of the National Muslim Fashion Promotion Committee, Anne Patricia Sutanto, asserted that Indonesian Muslim fashion has the potential to compete in the global market given the variety of designs supported by cultural markers such as batik, woven fabrics, embroidery and accessories.
JMFW is expected to be an annual event of the Ministry of Commerce and Kadin and aims to develop domestic and export-oriented businesses and become the most important Muslim fashion show in the world, she added.
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