Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Nepal's garment exports surge 52.8% in first 8 months
Nepal's garment exports surge 52.8% in first 8 months
12
May '14
The exports of readymade garments from Nepal increased by a sharp 52.8 percent to Np Rs. 3.615 billion (US$ 37.633 million) during the first eight months of the ongoing financial year that began on July 16, 2013, compared to exports of Rs. 2.366 billion during the corresponding period of the previous fiscal, according to the figures released by the Trade and Export Promotion Centre.
 
Woolen carpet exports fetched Rs. 4.801 billion during the eight-month period, showing a rise of 36.1 percent over Rs. 3.527 billion exports made during the same period in previous financial year, the data showed.
 
The exports of cotton, polyester and other yarns earned Rs. 4.028 billion for Nepal during the period under review, up 6.1 percent year-on-year, while fabric exports grew at 5.9 percent year-on-year to Rs. 3.76 billion.
 
Exports of woolen and Pashmina shawls from Nepal increased by 0.6 percent year-on-year to 1.466 billion during the eight-month period, as per the data.
 
Meanwhile, Nepal’s imports of articles of apparel and clothing accessories jumped by 22.4 percent year-on-year to Rs. 7.707 billion, whereas its imports of man-made staple fibres climbed 14.1 percent year-on-year to Rs. 6.723 billion. Imports of cotton yarn and fabrics also increased by 4.4 percent to Rs. 3.158 billion.
 
In fiscal year 2012-13 that ended on July 15, 2013, Nepal earned Rs. 5.66 billion from exports of woolen carpets, Rs. 3.824 billion from readymade garments, Rs. 5.835 billion from yarns, Rs. 5.399 billion from fabrics, and Rs. 2.179 billion from woolen and Pashmina shawls.
 
In comparison, Nepal spent Rs. 4.373 billion on import of cotton yarn and fabric, Rs. 8.711 billion on man-made staple fibres, and Rs. 8.99 billion on articles of apparel and clothing accessories.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Jun 2016

Bangladesh revises tax at source on RMG down to 0.7%

Following requests made by trade bodies, the Bangladesh government...

AEPC chairman Ashok G Rajani speaking at the press conference. Courtesy: AEPC

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Jun 2016

Apparel sector pledges Rs 623cr investment post package

The apparel sector is buoyant after the recent announcement of Rs...

Apparel/Garments | On 29th Jun 2016

India’s apparel exports may touch $20bn in FY17: CMAI

The value of clothing exports from India is likely to touch $20...

Interviews View All

Anshul Sood
Oceedee

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

‘We have made huge investments to ensure quality yarn production.’

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

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

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

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...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

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
june 2016

F2F Magazine

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search