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Leather and footwear exports grow 16.3%
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Jul '11
Tunisia's leather and footwear exports have increased to 548.8 million dinars (MTD) during the six months ended June 30, 2011 as over exports worth 471.6 MTD registered during corresponding period last year, showing a rise of 16.3 percent, according to the June 2011 report of the National Centre for Leather and Footwear (CNCC).

This rise in exports is mainly attributable to the good business done by complete shoes which accounted for 308.8 MTD, rod shoes (115.2 MTD) and leather items (79.7 MTD) in exports during the period, says the report.

During the six-month period, the country's leather and footwear imports too registering a rise of 11.4 percent grew from last year's 315.3 MTD to 351.3 MTD this year. Thus, the country achieved a positive industry net balance of 197.5 MTD.

Tunisia mainly ships leather and footwear products to Italy, France and Germany each of which imported items worth 255.4 MTD, 165.7 MTD and 58.4 MTD respectively during the period.

Leather and fur items constitutes to be the country's main import items, which at 203.2 MTD accounted for 57.8 percent of the country's overall imports.

Italy, France and Germany each with 48.2, 23.3 and 9.2 percent share respectively turned out to be main countries from which Tunisia imported these items. Spain and China were ranked fourth and fifth as they shipped goods worth 13.2 MTD and 11.5 MTD of these items to Tunisia.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India


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