Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Bangladesh garment exports surge 26.13% in July 2013
Bangladesh garment exports surge 26.13% in July 2013
12
Aug '13
The exports of readymade garments from Bangladesh surged by 26.13 percent year-on-year during the first month of the ongoing Bangladeshi fiscal year 2013-14, according to the data released by the Export Promotion Bureau (EPB).
 
During the month, Bangladesh exported US$ 2.51 billion worth of garments, including woven apparel and knitwear, compared to US$ 1.99 billion worth of exports made during the corresponding month of last fiscal.
 
Woven garment exports soared by 27.02 percent year-on-year to earn US$ 1.26 billion for Bangladesh, while knitwear exports jumped 25.24 percent year-on-year to fetch US$ 1.25 billion, during the month, EPB data showed.
 
However, home textiles exports declined by 16.76 percent to US$ 68.15 million, as against exports of US$ 81.87 million made during the same period of last fiscal year.
 
Exports of jute and jute products showed a marginal rise of 2.10 percent year-on-year in July 2013, and grew to US$ 80.15 million.
 
Owing to the sharp rise in apparel export earnings, Bangladesh’s overall exports rose by nearly 24 percent year-on-year during the month to US$ 3.02 billon.
 
In fiscal year 2012-13, the exports of readymade garments earned US$ 21.515 billion in foreign exchange for Bangladesh, showing an increase of about 12.7 percent over exports of US$ 19.089 billion made during the corresponding period of 2011-12.
 
Woven apparel exports rose by 14.96 percent year-on-year to US$ 11.039 billion during July-June 2012-13, while knitwear exports grew by 10.43 percent year-on-year to US$ 10.475 billion.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Neelesh Hundekari speaking at the event. Courtesy: Subir Ghosh

Textiles | On 27th May 2017

Fabric of Change initiative announces €250000 scaling fund

The Fabric of Change initiative of Ashoka and the C&A Foundation is...

Pakistan's Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar presenting Budget 2017-18 in National Assembly in Islamabad on May 26. Courtesy: PID, Pakistan

Textiles | On 27th May 2017

Pakistan Budget 2017-18 proposes 4 new measures

To support the textile sector in Pakistan, finance minister Mohammad...

Textiles | On 27th May 2017

Indian exports can touch $325 bn in 2017-18: FIEO

Indian exports are on upward trend in last few months as the country...

Interviews View All

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Awen Delaval
Samatoa

'Natural fibres are appreciated for traditional authenticity'

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

Larry L Kinn, Senior Vice President - Operations Americas of Suominen...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

‘Classics will return’ "There are a lot of people wearing western clothes ...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
May 2017

May 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search