The “Indonesia in SG: New Horizon of Sustainable Indonesia” exhibition opens in Singapore, showcasing Indonesian fashion and culture.

The Indonesian Embassy in Singapore, in a robust collaboration with multiple organizations including PT Bank Negara Indonesia (Persero) Tbk (BNI), the Ministry of Trade, and Bank Indonesia, has launched the “Indonesia in SG” retail exhibition at Takashimaya Square, Singapore. This significant event, supported also by Sarinah, KADIN (Indonesian Chamber of Commerce and Industry), and Jakarta Fashion Week, aims to introduce sustainable Indonesian fashion products to the Singapore market.

The grand opening on April 17, 2024, was attended by prominent figures such as Mr. Cecep Herawan, Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia; Mr. Suhanto, Secretary General of the Ministry of Trade; Mr. Didi Sumedi, Director General of National Export Development; Mr. Royke Tumilaar, President Director of BNI; Mrs. Fetty Kwartati, President Director of Sarinah; and Mr. Dicky Kartikoyono, Head of the Payment System Policy Department of Bank Indonesia.

Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia to Singapore, Mr. Suryo Pratomo, emphasized the exhibition’s role in enhancing the GDP contribution of Indonesian products, noting their importance in job creation and sustainable livelihoods. Meanwhile, Mr. Royke Tumilaar highlighted BNI’s commitment to supporting Indonesian SMEs in reaching the global market, indicating the exhibition as a vital platform for opening new business opportunities.

The exhibition, which runs from April 17 to April 21, 2024, is not just about fashion but also includes a vibrant array of Indonesian cultural events. Visitors can expect music performances, fashion shows, literary demonstrations, batik workshops, cooking demonstrations, and B2C trade exhibitions. Over 20 premier Indonesian fashion brands and 15 superior products from selected SMEs are on display.

With an expected turnout of 210,000 visitors based on average traffic at Ngee Ann/Takashimaya, the event promises significant exposure for Indonesian brands in one of Asia’s leading shopping destinations.