ISLAMABAD, Mar 6 (APP):Readymade garments worth US$ 1.483 billion were exported from the country during first seven months of current financial year as compared the exports of the corresponding period of last year.
During the period from July-January, 2017-18, exports of readymade garments grew by 13.93 percent as compared the same period of last year, according the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
About 22,160 thousand dozens readymade garments worth US$ 1.483 billion were exported during the period under review as compared the exports of 19,623 thousand dozen valuing US$ 1.301 billion of same period of last year.
Meanwhile, about 62,528 thousand dozens of knitwear worth US$ 1.555 billion exported in last seven months, which were recorded at 60,550 thousand dozens valuing US$ 1.373 billion of same period of last year.
During the period under review, about 215,202 metric tons of bed wear worth US$ 1.305 million exported as compared the exports of 206,905 metric tons valuing US$ 1.236 billion of same period of last year.
According the data country earned US$ 454.537 million by exporting 113,049 metric tons of towels as compared the exports of US$ 449.998 million and 107,678 metric tons of same period last year,it added.
It may be recalled here that textile group exports surged by 7.728 percent and was recorded at US$ 7.728 billion in last seven months as compared the exports of US$ 7.210 billion of same period of last year.