Batik fabric prices do not seem to be a problem for the beauty of batik enthusiasts Indonesia. An example of this Pekalongan batik origin.
A batik artisans, Rizal selling its batik cloth for USD 15 million per sheet. "We're selling at USD 400 thousand to the most expensive we sell USD 15 million," Rizal said on the sidelines of Indonesian Batik Exhibition Industry in the Ministry of Industry, Jakarta, Tuesday (07.24.12).
Rizal a reason to fix the price is quite expensive because of the difficulty and time spent on the batik cloth to 1 year. expensive batik artisans as well as salary costs Rp 25 thousand per day, multiplied by 1 year.
Rizal said, efforts have been initiated since the 1980's are not relying on exports, even he said that the item was never any craft is exported to foreign countries. but the tourists from abroad had come to us, from Malaysia, Japan deliberately dateng to Pekalongan to buy our batik. "If this had been on exhibition there is a USD 15 million to buy batik, ladies," he said.
turnover derived from this business erratic, but he said every day at least there is a product he sold. problem not yet know for sure because the profits are not necessarily the person who bought this batik.
Currently batik fabric sold by Rizal is present in Indonesia Batik Exhibition Industry in the Ministry of Industry. There are 46 other batik artisans from various regions such as Jakarta, Bandung, Cirebon, Pekalongan, Apex, Yogyakarta, Surakarta, Madura and other areas.
The exhibition is held in cooperation with the Ministry of Industry and Yayasan Batik Indonesia today and runs from July 24 until July 27, 2012 at the Ministry of Industry, Jalan Gatot Subroto. source: detikFinance