Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Import of textile machinery increases in July
Import of textile machinery increases in July
Oct '08
According to recently released statistics by General Statistics, in July this year, the imports turnover of machine and equipment serving textile and garment industry reached almost US $30.1 million. This shows a significant rise of 36 percent when compared to June 2008.

The import value of machines and equipment meant for knitting industry accounted for more than 50 percent of the total import value.

The import of industrial sewing machines valued at almost $9.2 million, showing a boost of 14 percent when compared to previous month.

The strong growth was seen from all markets supplying to Vietnam including Italy that displayed a year-on-year hike of 4,528 percent. Japan, Hong Kong, China also showcased a significant increase of 208 percent, 189 percent and 6 percent respectively.

Several enterprises also imported machinery from new markets that includes Korea, Netherlands, Taiwan, Singapore, Spain and Nicaragua.

In the first seven months of 2008, Vietnam spent nearly $197 million for the import of machines and equipments serving textile and garment industry.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - Vietnam

Must ReadView All

Union textiles minister Smriti Irani addressing at the Texprocil Annual Export Awards. Courtesy: PIB

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

Govt to extend special package to home textiles segment

The Central government is likely to extend the recently approved Rs...

Reebok Liquid Speed Grey. Courtesy: Business Wire

Apparel/Garments | On 22nd Oct 2016

Reebok’s Liquid Factory brings sneaker creation to US

Reebok, a pioneer in the sporting goods industry, has brought sneaker ...

Courtesy: GHCL

Textiles | On 22nd Oct 2016

GHCL to invest Rs 67.25 crore in textile division

Chemicals and textiles firm GHCL will invest Rs 67.25 crore in its...

Interviews View All

Giovanni Pizzamiglio, Paolo Crespi & Riccardo Robustelli
Epson, For.Tex & F.lli Robustelli

‘The percentage share of printing in the global textile market is pretty...

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Anshul Sood

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Lynda Kelly
Suominen Corporation

Suominen Corporation is a manufacturer of nonwovens as roll goods for...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

Kerem Durdag, CEO, Biovation II LLC, provides an insight into future...

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...

Sonam & Paras Modi

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

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


Letter To Editor

(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies

October 2016

October 2016

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


Browse Our Archives


Advanced Search