Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Pakistani textile & clothing exports surge
Pakistani textile & clothing exports surge
Apr '11
The initial nine months of the 2010-11 fiscal saw Pakistan's textile exports going up by 30 percent to $9.88 billion, which is all attributable to rise in the commodity prices in the international markets.

The country's textile exports with a year on year rise of 44 percent grew to $1.25 billion during March 2011, over corresponding period last year.

According to the analysts, as the cotton prices registered a phenomenal rise in the world market, this helped the exporters to earn a higher price for the commodity.

Regardless of the decline in cotton production in the country, cotton exports jumped by 22.41 percent from $192.9 million to $236 million. However, this rise is mainly due to high price of commodity in the world market, as actually the export volume registered a fall of 34 percent.

As per analysts, increase in demand for Pakistan's finished and semi-finished goods from EU and the US, due to a recovery from the global economic slump of the last two years, led to this export hike.

Further, textile exports constituted around 55 percent of the country's overall exports worth $17.79 billion, during the review period. As cited in the Central Bank's report, the persisting trend of rise in textile exports would aid the country to achieve new highs in exports during the current fiscal.

Cotton yarn, cotton fabric, bed wear, readymade garments (RMG) and knitwear are the main segments which majorly boosted textile exports.

Cotton yarn exports jumped by 37.21 percent from $1.1 billion to $1.5 billion, while cotton cloth exports too surged by 28.6 percent from $1.32 billion to $1.7 billion.

Likewise, RMG, knitwear and bed wear exports too registered a rise of 37.75, 32.7 and 22.28 percent, respectively.

Editor's note –
Despite adversities like the devastating floods, political turmoil, gas and electricity shortages, the Pakistani textile and value-added sector has been able to record a stupendous rise in export value in the first nine-months of 2010-11 fiscal year.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Courtesy: European Commission/European Union

Textiles | On 26th May 2018

EU set to negotiate FTAs with Australia & New Zealand

The European Union is all set to begin negotiations for free trade...

US bans import of cotton goods from Turkmenistan

Textiles | On 26th May 2018

US bans import of cotton goods from Turkmenistan

The US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has issued a Withhold...

FPCCI prepares report on Pakistan's export issues

Textiles | On 26th May 2018

FPCCI prepares report on Pakistan's export issues

Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI)’s...

Interviews View All

Cindy McNaull

We have broad range of options in durable fabrics

Angelina Francesca Cheang

'Consumers in the age-group 21 to 38 are driving the activewear trend'

Nitin Soni
Dolphin Jingwei Machines

Taxation policies need to be made simpler

Rikesh Mistry

Jupiter Comtex Pvt Ltd, established in 1973, started its textile machinery ...

Urmil Arya

Sushila International, a well established textile organisation established ...

Akshat Chaudhary

Aizome, Asia's first Fairtrade denim brand, is all set to launch next...

Johan Berlin
InvestKonsult Sweden AB

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

Suresh Patel
Sidwin Fabric

Sidwin Fabric is a manufacturer and exporter of polypropylene textiles and ...

Kevin Nelson

Kevin Nelson, Chief Scientific Officer, TissueGen discusses the growing...

Amiben Shroff

From its modest beginning in the late 1960s, Shrujan has grown into a...

Pranav Mishra

Designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty’s Huemn is known for its...

Vaanee Bhatia
Gritstones Clothing

<div>Delhi-based Gritstones Clothing offers quality and exemplary style...

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


Leave your Comments

May 2018

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

news category

Related Categories:

Advanced Search