Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Textile export slips by 14% in April

Textile export slips by 14% in April

23
May '07
According to the latest statistics released on May 22, textile export slips by 14 percent in the month of April against March and showed a minor decrease of 0.08 percent to $847 million, as against $848 million during the same month previous year.

A rise of six percent is seen in first ten months (July-April) of current financial year as against the corresponding period previous year.

The country exported textile products worth $8.86 billion during July-April 2006-07 against $8.35 billion during the same period a year before.

The break-up of export of textile products show that the export of raw cotton decreased by 13.82 percent, cotton cloth decreased to by 6.61 percent, bed wear continued a negative growth with four percent down, and cotton carded declined by 17 percent in July-April of 2006-07 against the same period of previous year.

But there is a brighter side also. Export of knitwear posted a growth of 14 percent, readymade garments increased by 6.81 percent, towel grew by 2.58 percent.

The export of made-up articles (excluding towels, bed wear) increased by nine percent, cotton yarn posted a growth of 4.67 percent and art, silk and synthetic textile exports were up by 144 percent and other textile materials were up by 17.24 percent during July-April of 2006-07.


Must ReadView All

Pic: ADB

Textiles | On 28th Sep 2021

ADB approves $250-mn loan to support Bangladesh’s economic recovery

The Asian Development Bank has approved a $250-million policy-based...

Pic: The Microfibre Consortium

Textiles | On 28th Sep 2021

New pledge for zero impact from textile fibre fragmentation by 2030

The Microfibre Consortium executive director Sophie Mather has...

Pic: Shutterstock

Textiles | On 28th Sep 2021

US firms foresee growth potential in China, expanding there: Survey

Despite US-China tensions and increasing competition from local...

Interviews View All

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Instagram & fashion will go a long way together

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Strongly believe in 'people first' policy.

Textile Industry, Head honchos

Textile Industry
Head honchos

Extension of RoSCTL to boost textile exports

Ritu Oberoi,

Ritu Oberoi

Established in 2018, Forsarees is a socially driven business enterprise,...

Shyam Gupta,

Shyam Gupta

Established by <b>Shyam Gupta</b> in 1978, Gargee Designer's (GD) offers...

Sanjay Vakharia,

Sanjay Vakharia

One of the first few Indian denim brands, Spykar, established in 1992, was ...

Shlomzion Chen, Seevix

Shlomzion Chen
Seevix

Seevix Material Sciences Ltd, which develops and manufactures synthetic...

Daniel Roxbury, University of Rhode Island

Daniel Roxbury
University of Rhode Island

Assistant professor Daniel Roxbury and former URI graduate student...

Brad Holschuh, Wearable Technology Lab, University of Minnesota

Brad Holschuh
Wearable Technology Lab, University of Minnesota

A new study led by researchers at the University of Minnesota's Design of...

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali, Label Megha & Jigar

Megha Kumari & Jigar Mali
Label Megha & Jigar

New Delhi based label Megha &amp; Jigar blends India's unique handcrafts...

Shalini Sharma & Shweta Pundir Sharma, Six Yard Story

Shalini Sharma & Shweta Pundir Sharma
Six Yard Story

Six Yard Story is a premium artisanal brand with a focus to bring handloom ...

Anjali Bhaskar, Samatvam

Anjali Bhaskar
Samatvam

Samatvam, a womenswear brand that blends age-old craftsmanship with modern ...

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

Leave your Comments


September 2021

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


Advanced Search