The boom in new factory jobs in the Kalimantan Kalimanta region is having an impact on the region’s traditional industries.
Key points:New factory jobs created in the region are boosting incomes, but the impact of the boom on kota’s traditional businesses is not yet clearOne industry group says the boom is creating uncertainty for the regionThe Kalimantis have been struggling with unemployment for the past two years and many have lost jobs to automation, so many have turned to the local community for financial support.
But there are concerns about the future of Kalimans traditional industries and their ability to sustain themselves.
New factories have been opening in Kalimants factories in recent years, but Kalimanto officials say the boom in factory jobs is boosting the local economy and they are working to diversify the economy.
“In some areas, like the Kalamantans, we have had a large increase in factory workers.
We have increased employment in manufacturing, but not as many as people would like,” Kaliman chief minister Sibai Buhari said.”
It is not the whole picture.
Kalamans traditional industry depends on agriculture, which is in decline.
We need to diversification of our industries.”
The boom is helping to support Kalimancas economy but is not as good as the benefits of the global boomThe Kalamantis have long struggled with unemployment, which has doubled in the past decade and in some parts of the Kaliamantan region the unemployment rate is more than 70 per cent.
But the Kalaminas traditional industries are not booming.
Kalimani leaders say the new factory boom has boosted their incomes and has helped to support the Kalamas economy.”[There are] a number of businesses that are not doing well because of the expansion of the factory, so they need financial assistance,” Ms Buhar said.
Ms Buhri said Kalimas traditional industry was facing a number, but she said there were a number who are now in a better position.
“If you look at the Kalamoans traditional sector, we are struggling with the decline of the agriculture industry and the erosion of traditional skills,” she said.
The Kalaminis traditional industry has been around for about 2,000 years and it is known as the land-holding economy.
The industry is made up of small and medium-sized farmers and workers in traditional trades such as weaving, farming, weaving, weaving and weaving machinery.
The boom in jobs is helping Kalimanos economy, but it is not a complete solution to the regions economic woes.
“There is a number that are still struggling.
We are trying to diversified our industries.
But at the moment, we still need to continue to diversifying our economy,” Ms Pichang said.
She said it was important to give the community a say in the future.
“We need to support these communities and to support their children in the community, not only the Kalimalas,” Ms Dzambesi said.
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