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Ignorance may lead to the demise of industry

  • Evi Mariani

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, June 21 2016 | 08:55 am
Ignorance may lead to the demise of industry

PREMIUM Under the sun: Workers dry batik cloth in the traditional way.(Courtesy of Muchamad Ali Jufri)Many Indonesians cannot distinguish genuine batik from textiles with batik motifs, a problem that has resulted in a stagnant batik industry despite government claims that sales of batik are growing rapidly at home and abroad.

This ignorance is not found exclusively among the masses.

The gove...