Home / Knowledge / News / Apparel/Garments / Apparel fetch highest forex earnings for Jordan in Q1
Apparel fetch highest forex earnings for Jordan in Q1
23
Jun '14
The exports of apparel and clothing accessories fetched the highest amount of foreign exchange for Jordan in the first quarter of 2014, according to the data released by the Jordanian Department of Statistics.
 
From January to March 2014, Jordan exported garments and clothing accessories worth 198.011 million dinars (US$ 279.479 million), registering an increase of 13.59 percent over exports of 174.318 million dinars made during the corresponding period of last year.
 
Of this, knitted or crocheted apparel and clothing accessories’ exports earned 187.036 million dinars, showing a jump of 14.49 percent over exports totaling 163.359 million dinars made during the same period in 2013.
 
However, exports of non-knitted garments showed only a marginal increase of 0.14 percent year-on-year and contributed 10.975 million dinars during the period under review.
 
In March 2014, Jordan’s exports of garments and accessories surged by 16.99 percent to 64.923 million dinars, compared to exports of 55.492 million dinars achieved in the same month last year.
 
Of this, exports of knitted apparel and accessories soared by 18.4 percent to 61.8 million dinars, as against exports of 52.2 million dinars made in the corresponding month of last year.
 
In 2013, Jordan’s garment and accessories exports rose by 9.79 percent to 809.705 million over exports of 737.483 million dinars made in the previous year.
 
Last year, Jordan’s textile and clothing imports jumped by 18.12 percent to 895.428 million dinars, as against imports of 758.029 million dinars made in the previous year. Of this, imports of knitted or crocheted fabric were valued at 285.836 million dinars.
 
The textile and clothing sector in Jordan employs about 40,000 people, according to the Jordanian Society for the Export of Clothes and Textiles.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 1st Jul 2016

British retail wants govt to move quickly post Brexit

The British Retail Consortium (BRC) has said that following the...

Textiles | On 1st Jul 2016

India ranked 35th in World Bank’s logistics index

India has moved up from 54th place in 2014 to 35th in 2016 in the...

Apparel/Garments | On 1st Jul 2016

FY16 net income soars 15% at Nike

For fiscal ended May 31, 2016, net income at US based sports goods...

Interviews View All

Dharmendra Shah
Ozone PB Spintex Limited

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

Frank Gossmann
Rotorcraft AG

‘RT3 motto is: Do not check millimetres, check colours.’

Nuno Venda
ROQ

‘There has been an increase in demand for water based inks, rather than...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

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

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

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

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

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