Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Cotton imports surge in Jan
Cotton imports surge in Jan
21
Mar '08
The General Department of Customs recently reported that Vietnam imported 28,500 tons of cotton worth US $40.3 million, for local textile and apparel production in the first month 2008.

The statistical data show a growth of 23 and 43.2 percent, in volume and value compared to similar period last year.

During the period, India emerged as the biggest supplier of cotton, selling nearly 10,000 tons of cotton worth $14.3 million, representing a boost of 142 and 150 percent respectively against December last year and a rise of around 10 and 30 percent respectively in comparison with same period 2007.

Standing at the second place, US enterprises shipped 6,700 tons to Vietnam for $9.1 million, up by 75 and 59.8 percent over December 2007, year–on–year growth of 61.5 and 86.1 percent.

In the first month of 2008, Vietnam sourced 3,100 tons, of cotton worth $4.2 million from Taiwan.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - Vietnam

Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 25th Mar 2017

GST to positively impact retail value chain: CBRE

The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) bill in India...

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Mar 2017

Net sales at Christopher & Banks fall 10% in Q4

Net sales totalled $85.0 million for the fourth quarter ended January ...

Courtesy: Li & Fung

Textiles | On 24th Mar 2017

Li & Fung forms new supply chain partnership with PVH Corp

Li & Fung Limited, the world's leader in consumer goods design,...

Interviews View All

Abhishek Ganguly
Puma India

‘As a brand, Puma is always looking for new and innovative ways to inspire ...

Dinaz Madhukar
DLF Emporio and DLF Promenade

‘Each event and promotion is planned out keeping in mind the business of...

Pinkesh Jain
Everflow Petrofils Ltd

‘An innovative technology which India needs desperately is the...

Silke Brand-Kirsch
Schlegel und Partner

Silke Brand-Kirsch, executive partner of Schlegel und Partner, a leading...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Karan Arora
Karan Arora

Bridal couture created with rich Indian heritage, exquisite craftsmanship...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

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

news category


Related Categories:
March 2017

March 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