Textile exports fall to $2.28bn in July-August

KARACHI: Textile exports have fallen by one percent to $2.28 billion during first two months of current fiscal year as compared with $2.3 billion in the corresponding period of the last fiscal year, according to data released by Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).

Major component of textile exports have witnessed growth during the period.

The export of knitwear grew by 4.43 percent to $564.29 million during July – August 2020 of the current fiscal year as compared with $540 million in the corresponding period of the last fiscal year.

The export of bed wear increased by 6 percent to $424.18 million during first two months of the current fiscal year as compared with $400.44 million in the same month of the last year.

The export of readymade garments grew by 2 percent to $477 million during July – August 2020 as compared with $467 million in the same period of the last fiscal year.

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