The readymade garments worth US$ 211.213 million were exported during first month of the current financial year, against the exports of US$ 212.199 million during the corresponding period of last year.
During the month of July, 2018 about 3,648 thousand dozen of readymade garments were exported as compared the exports of 3,102 thousand dozen during the same period last year.
Meanwhile, knitwear worth of US$ 208.880 million was exported during the period under review as compared the exports of US$ 193.802 million during same moth of last year, according to the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.
About 9,195 thousand dozen of different knitwear were exported during the first month of current financial year, as compared to 7,529 thousand dozen of exports during the same period last year, it added.
During the period under review, textile groups’ exports from the country was recorded at US$ 1.002 billion against the exports of US$ 1.008 billion during the same month of last year.
During the month of July, 2018 exports of textile products registered an increase of 0.49 percent on year-on-year basis.
Meanwhile, the exports of raw cotton reduced by 8.71 percent, cotton cloth by 9.94 percent and bed wear by 3.85 percent respectively, PBS added.
However, the exports of other textile products during the period under review including cotton yarn grew by 7.62 percent, yarn other than cotton by 73.74 percent knit wear by 7.78 percent and other textile materials by 3.24 percent respectively.
The exports of towels grew by 0.51 percent during the period under review and it was recorded at 15,129 metric tons valuing US$ 51.707 million as compared the exports of 13,456 metric tons worth of US$ 51.447 million of same month of last year, it added.