Textile exports during July-March (2010-11) were recorded at US$9.880
billion as against the exports of US$7.575 billion during last year,
according to Federal Bureau of Statistic (FBS) data. . .

All the textile groups witnessed increase in exports except tents,
canvas and tarpaulin, exports of which fell by 38.91 during the period
under review.
. .

The groups that contributed in enhancing over all textile exports
included raw cotton, cotton yarn and cotton cloth, exports of which
increased by 22.41 percent, 37.21 percent and 28.60 percent
respectively. . .

Exports of raw cotton were recorded at US$236.167 million against the
exports of US$192.931 million lat year whereas the exports of cotton
yarn stood at US$1.509 billion against exports of US$1.100 and exports
of cotton cloth were recorded at US$1.709 billion against the exports of
US$1.329 billion. . .

Exports of cotton carded or combed increased from US$15.912 million last
year to US$20.345 million, showing an increase of 27.86 percent where
as exports of yarn other than cotton yarn increased from US$32.822
million to US$34.613 million, showing an increase of 5.46 percent. . .

The exports of knitwear, bedwear and towels increased by 32.71 percent,
22.28 percent and 17.25 percent respectively, the FBS figures revealed. . .

Knitwear exports were recorded at US$1.726 billion this year against the
exports of US$1.300 million last year while the exports of bedwear
increased from US$1.273 billion last year to US$ 1.556 billion this year
and exports of towels increase from US$495.048 million to US$580.448
. .

Exports of readymade garments during July-March (2010-11) stood at
US$1.276 billion against the exports of US$926. 815 million last year
showing an increase of 37.75 percent.
. .

Exports of art, silk and synthetic textile increase by 52.30 percent by
growing from US$291.225 million last year to US$443.533 million while
the exports of madeup articles (excluding towels and beadwear) increased
from US$391.091 million last year to US$508.768 million this year,
showing an increase of 30.09 percent.
. .

The exports of other textile materials also witnessed increase of 39.42
percent by increasing from US$177.751 million last year to US$247.826
million this year.  .