Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Tunisia's textile-clothing sector on the rise
Tunisia's textile-clothing sector on the rise
Aug '10
As noted in the recent edition of the economic bulletin of the Technical Textile Centre “CETTEX”, revival of the textile-clothing sector is definite depicting a rise of 5.6 percent in value and 8.3 percent in volume of the overall exchange revenues generated during past seven months, as compared to the corresponding period last year. The vigour of knitwear industry and performance of the textile industry together have shored up this hike.

The growth in textile-clothing industry was backed by performance depicted by the sector during last July, with a 10.8 percent rise in exports value worth 506 million Tunisian dinars (MTD), and a simultaneous hike of 17.9 percent in imports worth 300 MTD. The figures are a result of a comparative analysis of the period under consideration, over the corresponding period last year.

As regards the knitwear exports is still driving the industry to higher levels reporting a 10.3 percent rise in value and 14.7 percent hike in volume. Also, the Warp and weft clothes depicted an increment of 8.7 percent in value and 7.5 percent in volume.

The tee-shirts division portrayed most significant performances with 15.3 percent increase in value and 19.3 percent in volume, which was followed by the swim suits branch with 41 percent rise in value and volume.

Fibre2Fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: Michael Kors

Fashion | On 25th Jul 2017

Michael Kors to acquire Jimmy Choo

Global fashion luxury brand Michael Kors Holdings Limited has reached ...

Apparel/Garments | On 25th Jul 2017

VF Corp posts $2.4 billion revenue for Q2 2017

VF Corporation has recorded revenue of $2.4 billion, up 2 per cent,...

Textiles | On 25th Jul 2017

Egypt signs agreement with UNIDO for cotton production

Egypt has signed a €1.5 million ($1.74 million) cooperation agreement ...

Interviews View All

Sunil Kumar Sharma
Loknayak JPNSSSG Ltd

'The blend of cotton–linen yarn has high demand in the domestic and...

C Kamatchisundaram

ITME is an occasion not only to receive new leads but also to work on...

Karan Toshniwal
Orange O Tec

Contemporary industry is paying more and more attention to the...

Kerem Durdag
Biovation II LLC

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

Giorgio Mantovani
Corman S.p.A

Giorgio Mantovani, MD of Corman, with a presence in both Milano and New...

Mark Paterson
Technical Absorbents Ltd

Mark Paterson, R&D manager of Technical Absorbents Ltd talks about Super...

Bani Batra

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

Aditi Somani
Aditi Somani

Aditi Somani specialises in luxury fusion wear with international cuts and ...

Tony Ward
Tony Ward

"You have to truly understand what your client wants, know her needs, what ...

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


July 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

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

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

Yes No

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

Yes No

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

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