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Spanish textile & apparel exports rise 10.4% in Feb'14
Apr '14
Textile and clothing exports from Spain amounted to €1.07 billion in February 2014, registering a rise of 10.4 percent, compared to the same month last year, as per the data released by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

According to the Ministry’s monthly data on February 2014, the exports from the garment sub-sector totaled €782.8 million, indicating an increase of 11.5 percent, compared to the same month in 2013.

The textile and clothing exports from Spain accounted for 5.6 percent of the overall exports made from the country during the month of January.

Meanwhile, as per the Ministry’s data, textile and clothing imports from the country amounted to €1.38 billion during the month of February 2014, recording a surge 14.5 percent, compared to the same month last year.

Imports from the clothing sub-sector totaled €1.07 billion in February 2014, also registering an increase of 14.5 percent, compared to the same month in 2013.

Textile and apparel imported by Spain during January 2014, accounted for 6.6 percent of the overall goods imported by the country during the month.

In 2013, Spain exported textile and clothing worth €12 billion, indicating a rise of 12.4 percent year-on-year, of which exports from the garments sub-sector totaled €8.6 billion, registering a surge of 15.4 percent compared to 2012.

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