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Xinjiang Shihezi - key cotton textile industry base
May '08
The textile industry in Shihezi City, Xinjiang, showed strong momentum of development last year. Total industrial output value of the textile industry grew by nearly 50 percent from that in 2006, industrial added value grew by 92 percent, sales income gained 91 percent and profits rose 130 percent. The textile industry has become one of the local pillar industries.

Shihezi city in Xinjiang is an important high-quality cotton-producing area. Its lint yield reached about 280,000 tons last year, making up for more than 10 percent of Xinjiang's total cotton output.

Shihezi city has 17 existing textile enterprises, of which 16 are cotton spinning enterprises, with 820,000 cotton ring spinning frames, making it one of the textile industry bases with higher concentration in the autonomous region.

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