Jakarta has a number of wholesale markets. The largest and the oldest is the Tanah Abang Market which concentrates on textiles. From morning till night, trucks laden with textiles arrive and leave the area. Besides the new Tanah Abang buildings there are scores of smaller shops all selling any and every kind of textiles you may be looking for.
To better serve customers in clean and airconditioned comfort the new Tanah Abang Blok A building was opened in 2005, and Blok B added in 2011. With over 13,000 kiosks and 75,000 shoppers per day, Tanah Abang is the largest textile and garment wholesale center in Southeast Asia. In both blocks you will find anything you may be looking for in block textiles, kids and adult fashion, muslim wear, jeans, underwear, batiks, bags and shoes, special upscale boutiques and a whole lot more at attractive wholesale prices.