Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Textile output grows but exports shrink
Textile output grows but exports shrink
05
Jun '08
In April 2008, the production of oil and other energy products showed faster growth, while the production growth rate of major raw materials speeded up in the first quarter. Machinery industry maintained rapid growth. However, export growth of textile and light industries fell below 10 percent.

Production of textiles and light industries achieved rapid growth, but export growth rates fell.

In April, added value of textile sector grew 12.5 percent from the same time last year, down 0.3 percentage points from the increase of the first quarter. Export delivery value only gained 5.9 percent, down 5.2 percentage points.

Yarn and cloth production surged 13.1 percent and 7.2 percent, chemical fiber output promoted 12 percent and clothing output rose 8.7 percent.

Domestic cotton price dropped slightly. At the end of the month, domestic cotton price index (328) fell to 13,795 yuan per ton, down 28 yuan compared with the end of the previous month, but showing a year-on-year climb of 6.3 percent.

From January to April, added value of textile industry grew 12.7 percent, a year-on-year drop of 4.5 percent. Export delivery value scored 224.4 billion yuan, marking a jump of 8.9 percent, yet a decline of 6.9 percentage points in increase from the same time last year.

Yarn output registered 6.41 million tons and cloth yield achieved 16.5 billion meters, up 11.4 percent and 9.3 percent, respectively. Chemical fiber output recorded 7.95 million tons, up 8.6 percent and garment production fetched 5.99 billion pieces, augmenting 8 percent.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China


Must ReadView All

Sri Lanka’s apparel exports rise after EU GSP+ reinstatement

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Nov 2017

Sri Lanka’s apparel exports rise after EU GSP+ reinstatement

Sri Lanka’s apparel exports from January to September 2017 has...

Bangladesh plans 2 leather estates in Rajshahi, Chittagong

Apparel/Garments | On 18th Nov 2017

Bangladesh plans 2 leather estates in Rajshahi, Chittagong

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has said two more leather...

ASEAN, Hong Kong sign free trade agreement

Textiles | On 18th Nov 2017

ASEAN, Hong Kong sign free trade agreement

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Hong Kong...

Interviews View All

Pratik Bachkaniwala
Palod Himson Machines

Fabric processing machines are picking up

Jim Desai
Blaiva Fabricaa

Fashion industry likely to remain labour-intensive in coming years

Milind Khandwe
Hindoostan Innovation Centre

‘Modern technical textile is an indispensable tool for science and...

Sugandha Bhardwaj

<div>New Delhi-based Brinjal Designs Pvt Ltd manufactures home furnishing...

Hardik Sanghvi

Idealin Fogging Systems has been engaged in designing and manufacturing...

Liz Manning

<div><b>Liz Manning</b>, Business Development Manager at Catexel, has...

Iago Castro Asensio
RCfil Distribuciones S.L.

Iago Castro Asensio, International Business Manager of RCfil...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

Investkonsult Sweden AB has been buying and selling second-hand textile...

Larry L Kinn
Suominen Corporation

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

Silvia Venturini Fendi
Fendi s.r.l

"Yes, my confidence and positive attitude are my strengths and should be...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Mike Hoffman
Gildan Activewear SRL

Gildan Activewear, a manufacturer and marketer of branded clothing and...

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

November 2017

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

news category


Related Categories:

Planning to Take the Leap towards
Sustainability?

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes No

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you see sustainability as a route to business growth?

Yes
68.5%
No
12.4%
Skip
19.1%

Total Votes: 89

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think the sustainability space has the needed tools and resources available for a business to lead change?

Yes
61.8%
No
30.3%
Skip
7.9%

Total Votes: 89

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes No

Active Poll

Do you think adopting a sustainable approach will be a profitable move for your business?

Yes
86.5%
No
10.1%
Skip
3.4%

Total Votes: 89

Thanks for your valuable feedback. Claim your free latest sustainability e-book.

Active Poll

Do you want the world to know about your sustainability journey and your business’ environmental footprint?

Yes
80.9%
No
9.0%
Skip
10.1%

Total Votes: 89


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search