CIANJUR-PT. Pou Yuen, Nike factory from Taiwan located at Sukasirna Village, Sukaluyu, CIanjur District was inaugurated by Industry Minister Saleh Husin and Labor Minister Hanif Dhakiri on Tuesday (27/10).
The inauguration of a factory that covering of approximately 40 hectares area was solidify the position of West Java as a destination to foreign capital investment in manufacturing industry. Vice Governor of West Java Deddy Mizwar, asked to the District Government of Cianjur to always keep the environment, especially agricultural land in order to balance food security.
According to Deddy, the manufacturing industry in West Java will continue to grow rapidly. So that it could threaten the existence of agricultural land. He reminds the role of West Java as the largest rice supplier in Indonesia.
“West Java is 17.70% of national rice supplier. Despite being hit by El Nino, West Java is still expected to produce 11.6 million tonnes of rice in 2015,” Deddy said in his speech.
Deddy reminds the Government of Cianjur, which on this occasion was represented by Secretary of Cianjur, in order to pay attention to Detailed Spatial Plan (RDTR) in industrial and agricultural areas. There must be no industry that built on area that is specifically earmarked for agriculture.