Readymade garments worth US$ 599.260 million exported in 3 months

November 02, 2018: Readymade garments worth US$ 599.260 million exported in first quarter of current financial year as compared the exports of US$ 608.688 million of the corresponding period of last year.

The exports of readymade garments during the period under review in dollar terms decreased by 1.55 percent as compared the exports of first three months of last year, according the data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

During the period from July-September 2018-19, about 10,235 thousand dozen of readymade garments exported as compared the exports of 8,939 thousand dozen of same period of last year, it added.

However, the knitwear exports during the period from July-September 2018-19 grew by 9.80 percent as over 30,912 thousand dozen of the knitwear worth US$ 710.210 million exported as compared the exports of 25,587 thousand dozen valuing US$ 648.805 million of same period of last year, it added.

Meanwhile, country earned US$ 583.627 million by exporting about 93,472 metric tons of bedwear as compared the exports of 93,391 metric tons valuing US$ 587.756 million of same period of last year, showing an increase of 2.89 percent.

About 49.954 metric tons of towels worth US$ 184.229 million also exported in first quarter as compared the exports of 50,478 metric tons valuing US$ 185.239 million of same period of last year. The exports of towel decreased by 0.55 percent during the period under review.

On month on month basis, the exports of knitwear grew by 6.66 percent bedwear by 3.26 percent, whereas, towel decreased by 13.52 percent respectively in month of September 2018.

About 9,472 thousand dozen of knitwear worth US$ 221.395 million exported in month of September as compared the 8,595 thousand dozen valuing US$ 207.580 million of same period of last year.

Meanwhile, about 30,254 metric tons of the bedwear US$ 188.650 million exported during the period under review as compared the exports of 30,665 metric tons US$ 182.702 million of same month of last year.

(APP)

Posted on: 2018-11-02T14:41:00+05:00

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