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Silk exports down from Jan-April

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Jun '10
China's silk exports registered 5,897 tons from January to April, down 15.47 percent year on year; export value recorded US $177 million, up 15.95 percent year on year; average unit price was US $30/ kg, up by 37.17 percent year on year.

Raw silk, silk yarn and twisted silk yarn accounted for 79.94 percent of total silk exports.

Raw silk exports stood at 1,903 tons, down just 1.5 percent year on year; export value amounted to $64.69 million, up 45.48 percent year on year; average unit price was $33.99 / kg, an increase of 47.7 percent year on year.

Silk spinning yarn shipments totaled to 1,566 tons and export value touched $32.46 million, down by 26.14 percent and 17.73 percent year on year, respectively. Average unit price was $20.73/ kg, up by 11.39 percent.

Twisted silk yarn exports reached 1,245 tons and value stood at $45.6 million, down 32.81 percent and 4.57 percent, respectively, year on year. Average unit price was $36.62 / kg, up by 42.04 percent year on year.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - China


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