“On the other hand, food product export decreased 5.58 percent to $239
million in November of the current financial year as against $254
million in the corresponding period of last fiscal. The export of
petroleum group and coal managed to record 61.88 percent growth and
manufactures group 9.52 percent during the month. The break-up of
textile group shows that cotton yarn export continued its upward journey
in November when its export increased 54.02 percent to $181 million as
against $117 million. The raw cotton export increased 55.48 percent. ” “..

The knitwear export also surged almost nine percent during the month
under review, cotton cloth export was up 29.22 percent, bedwear 3.89
percent and readymade garments 28.32 percent. However, towel export
declined 10.51 percent during the said month. In rice export, basmati
registered 1.31 percent growth and other varies’ export decreased 16.08
percent. ” “..

During July-November of the current fiscal year, the textile export also
went up 22.73 percent and food group managed to post 7.26 percent
growth. Textile exports came to $5.120 billion as against $4.172 billion
and food export stood at $1.190 billion over $1.110 billion. In the
five months period the export of knitwear recorded 20.67 percent
increase to $928 million as compared with $769 million. The cotton cloth
export moved up 27.87 percent, bedwear 14.22 percent, cotton yarn 17.80
percent, readymade garments 33.09 percent, towels 7.32 percent etc. ”