Turkey’s northwestern province of Bursa exported $884.9 million worth of textiles and garment products in the first six months of 2012. The exports from Bursa in ready-made clothing and garments dropped 6.29 percent, while those in textiles rose 9.98 percent in the period.
The total export figure of textiles, ready-made clothing and garment sectors increased from $844.6 million in first half of 2011 to $884.9 million in first half of 2012.
According to figures from the Uludağ Exporters’ Associations (UİB), textile exports rose nearly 10% from $574.3 million in the first half of 2011 to $631.6 million in the first half of 2012.
Ready-made clothing and garment exports decreased 6.29 percent from $270.3 million to $253.3 million in the same compared period.
The province exported textiles to 116 countries and autonomous regions and to nine free zones. Ready-made exports reached 112 countries and autonomous regions and seven free zones. The exports figure for June was $107.8 million, an increase of 10.47 percent from the same month last year, while ready-made exports decreased by 1.37 percent to $47.6 million.
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