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Nissan formally closes Indonesian factory

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Tue, June 2 2020   /  01:00 am
An employee cleans a Datsun Go+ Panca car at a showroom in Pulo Gadung, Jakarta, on Nov. 27, 2019. Nissan Motor Indonesia closes factory in Indonesia.(Antara/Dhemas Reviyanto)

Automaker Nissan Motor Indonesia (NMI) announced the official closure of its factory in Indonesia as its Japanese parent company disclosed a restructuring plan to improve its finances. Japan’s Nissan Motor Co. stated on Thursday that the company was taking robust action to improve efficiency, which included the closure of its manufacturing facility in Indonesia. It also closed its Barcelona plant, the Spanish government confirmed. NMI’s spokesperson Hana Maharani said Nissan Motor Co.’s announcement formalizes the closure of NMI’s factory in Purwakarta, West Java, which had stopped activities in March. “We have stopped our production line back in March. Therefore, the next step taken is to close the facility,” she said in a text message to The Jakarta Post on Thursday, adding that the announcement only served as a &ldqu...