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Iran's textile exports reach $221mn in first four months
Aug '13
Textile exports from Iran reached US$ 221.1 million during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year that started on March 21, 2013, Iran Daily reported quoting a Moj News Agency report.
According to the report, fibre, fabric, garments, machine-made floorings and threads topped the export list during the period.
On the import side, the country’s textile goods imports for the period plummeted by 6.65 percent over the same period of last year to US$ 379.7 million. 
Different types of threads and fibres, used by the textile industry as raw input to produce final products, constituted around 77 percent of overall imports. 
As per the report, around 15,581 tons of cotton fibres worth US$ 38 million and 106.7 tons of garments worth US$ 937,000 were also imported during the period.
In addition, the sector imported around US$ 37.2 million worth of textile machineries during the period.

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