Towel worth US$ 51.707 million exported in first month of FY 2018-19

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ISLAMABAD, Sep 5 (APP):The exports of towels during the first month of current
financial year increased by 0.51 percent as compared the corresponding month of last year.
During the month of July, 2018 local exports of towels were recorded at 15,129 metric tons
valuing US$ 51.707 million
as compared the exports of 13,456 metric tons worth of US$ 51.447 million of same month of
last year, according the figures of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
Meanwhile, the ready-made garments worth US$ 211.213 million were exported during the period
under review as against the exports of US$ 212.199 million of same period of last year.
During the month of July, 2018 about 3,648 thousand dozen of ready-made garments exported as
compared the exports of 3,102 thousand dozen of same period of last year, which was slightly
below then the exports of same month of last year.
The knitwear worth of US$ 208.880 million exported during the period under review as compared
the exports of US$ 193.802 million of same moth of last year, where as over 9,195 thousand
dozen of different knitwear exported during first month of current financial year as compared
the 7,529 thousand dozen of same period last year, it added.
During the period under review, textile groups exports from the country was recorded at US$
1.002 billion as against the exports of US$ 1.008 billion against the same month of last year.
During the month of July, 2018 exports of textile products registered an increase of 0.49
percent as against the exports of the same month of last year, it added .
Meanwhile, the exports of raw cotton reduced by 8.71 percent, cotton cloth by 9.94 percent and
bed wear by 3.85 percent respectively, it added.
However, the exports of other textile products during the period under review including cotton
yarn grew by 7.62 percent, yarn other than cotton by 73.74 percent knit wear by 7.78 percent
and other textile materials by 3.24 percent respectively.