Exports of textile products from Pakistan witnessed positive growth of 8.28 percent during the first eight months of the current fiscal year when compared to the corresponding period of last year.
The overall textile exports from the country were recorded at $9.155 billion during July-February (2013-14) as compared to the exports of $8.455 billion during July-February (2012-13), according to the latest data of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).
The textile products that witnessed positive growth in trade included raw cotton, exports of which increased by 51 percent by surging from $ 108.003 million last year to $163.077 million during current year.
Exports of cotton cloths increased from $1,732. 321 million last year to $1,879.059 million during current year, showing an increase of 8.47 percent while the exports of yarn (other than cotton yarn) increased by 19.46 percent by going up from $26.983 million to $32.233 million.