Export of textile and its products (TPT) grew 3.4% to US$5.11 billion, equivalent Rp68.5 trillion, in Jan-May 2017 period. While for this whole year, export of textile and its products is targeted for 1.6-1.8% only (US$12.08 billion). This industry absorbed 2.69 million workers during Jan-May period, or 17% of total labor in the manufacture industry. TPT industry contracted in growth during past three years due to new investments and plant expansion. In 2016, TPT investment reached Rp7.54 trillion.