Bed-wear textile export witnesses 6 percent rise

Pakistan's export of bed-wear textile surged by six percent to $2.133 billion in the last fiscal year 2017, according to official figures. The bed-wear textile exports witnessed an increase amounting $114.056 million during last fiscal year as the total of said export stood at $2.019 billion in the fiscal year 2016, Pakistan Bureau of Statistics says.

The volume of bed-wear textile export mounted by 7.37 percent or 32,251 metric tons to 353,108 metric tons during last fiscal year from the earlier total volume 320,857 metric tons in the fiscal year 2016. Bed-wear textile export hiked to $209.258 million also in June 2017, up by 33.10 percent or $52.044 million, as compared to June 2016 amount $157.214 million. In term of quantity, bed-wear textile export also grew by 32.04 percent or 8,266 metric tons to 34,069 metric tons in June 2017 from 25,803 metric tons in June 2016.

(Source : Business Recorder)