Category-wise, exports of knitted and crocheted clothing and accessories (HS chapter 61) earned $2.279 billion during the three-month period, registering an increase of 9.8 per cent over exports of $2.076 billion during the corresponding period of the previous year.
Exports of non-knitted apparel and accessories (HS chapter 62) were valued at $1.668 billion, up 14 per cent from $1.463 billion exports made in the same period of 2017.
Meanwhile, exports of carpets, mats and tapestries (HS chapter 57) were up 13 per cent to $553.935 million during the period under review.
During the quarter, Turkish imports of cotton, cotton yarn and cotton textiles (HS chapter 52), increased by six per cent year-on-year to $478.100 million. (RKS)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India