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The Market

The main markets for textile and textile products are mainly the US and EU. Over the last five years, exports of cotton textiles and textile products have shown consistent upward increases.

As seen in table 1, total exports of textiles and garments amounted to US $ 53,549,700 in 2011.  Also the volume of textiles and garments exported in 2011 was 24,387,967.

The leading product was cotton fabrics (grey baft), which contributed an amount of US $19,499,290 with a total weight of 823,198 kgs. The second leading product was raw/lint cotton which accounted for US $16,928,721 with a total weight of 8,557,724 kgs.

 

Table 1

PRODUCTS

WEIGHT

KGS

VALUE

USD

Garments/clothing

317,435

2,408,271

Cotton fabrics (grey baft)

823,198

19,499,290

Textile products nes

12,545,465

11,396,261

Sacks and bags

1,840,285

2,223,150

Carpets

111,301

333,532

Sewing Thread

43,064

260,017

Twine, cordage, rope

81,589

35,449

Bedspreads

39,955

107,488

Raw/lint cotton

8,557,724

16,928,721

Linens

1,942

4,101

Curtains

272

6,647

Towells

43

214

Tarpaulins

9,726

149,461

Sub Total

                             24,371,999

 

                             53,352,602