Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Tunisian textile & garment exports up 2.94% in Jan-Feb'14
Tunisian textile & garment exports up 2.94% in Jan-Feb'14
10
Apr '14
The exports of textile, apparel and leather fetched 1,119.8 million dinars in the first two months of 2014 for the North African country of Tunisia, according to the data from the National Institute of Statistics (INS).
 
The exports in January-February 2014 period were 2.94 percent more than exports worth 1,087.8 million dinars made during the corresponding months of last year, according to the data.
 
In 2013, Tunisian textile, garment and leather sector earned 6,227.2 million dinars in exports, registering an increase of 5.05 percent over 2012 exports of 5,927.8 million dinars.
 
On the import front, Tunisian textile, apparel and leather sector spent 712.9 million dinars during the initial two months of 2014, showing a rise of 8.7 percent over imports of 655.8 million dinars made during the same period last year.
 
Tunisian textile, clothing and leather imports grew 4.68 percent last year to 4,473.5 million dinars from imports of 4,273.2 million dinars in 2012.
 
According to the recent statistics released by the Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation, there are a total of 1,826 textile and garment manufacturing units in Tunisia, which make up 32 percent of the total 5,701 industrial units in the country that employ 10 or more people.
 
These 1,826 textile and apparel units together employ 174,283 people, or 33.9 percent of the overall 513,960 persons employed in Tunisian industries having 10 or more employees.
 
The textile and apparel sector in Tunisia is the largest employer and the second-largest foreign exchange earner for the country, which is the smallest country, in terms of land area, in northern Africa.
 

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

President Donald Trump; Courtesy: White House

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

US textile industry eager to work with President Trump

The US textile industry is eager to work with President Donald Trump...

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

LyondellBasel expands Texas plant ethylene capacity

US based producer of petrochemicals and speciality chemicals...

Textiles | On 23rd Jan 2017

China’s cotton imports down 39% in 2016

China’s total cotton imports declined by 39.1 per cent to ...tons in...

Interviews View All

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

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

Divyesh Mashruwala
Akshar Industries

Surat dominates foiling, embossing and pleating

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

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

Eamonn Tighe
Nature Works LLC

Eamonn Tighe, Fibres and Nonwovens - Business Development Manager of...

Urs Stalder
Sanitized AG

Urs Stalder, CEO, Sanitized AG, talks about the increasing use of hygiene...

Ritu Kumar
Label Ritu Kumar

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

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Pranav Mishra
Huemn

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

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
January 2017

January 2017

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

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


eNEWS
Insights
Subscribe today and get the latest News update in your mail box.
Advanced Search