After closed one factory in February, 2019, now Japanese car producer, Nissan Motor Co., will end its businesses in Indonesia. Since July, 2019, the manufacturer have announced global downsizing by reducing 12,500 workers over the next three years.
The plan includes cutting 6,400 jobs by March 2020 in eight production bases, Indonesia as a first step. The CEO, Makoto Uchida, has warned that deeper cuts probably are necessary to turn around the automaker, which has been in turmoil since the 2018 arrest of Carlos Ghosn, its former chairman.
In 2014, Nissan opened a second factory in Purwakarta, West Java, for an investment of JPY33 billion (US$308.01 million) to produce Datsun GO, with production capacity to 260,000 units a year. Nissan is known to have announced global downsizing in July by reducing 12,500 workers over the next three years. The plan includes cutting 6400 jobs by March 2020 in eight production bases including Indonesia as a first step.