ISLAMABAD : The export of ready-made garments from the country during the month of July 2012 registered a growth of 2.15 per cent as compared to the same month of last year. The export of garments witnessed growth in dollars term as different varieties of garments worth $163.375 million were exported during July 2012 as against the export of $159.93 million in same month of last year. According the data of PBS, other textile materials posted positive growth of 50.83 percent in first month of financial year 2012-13 and reached at $33.175 million as compared with to the last year’s $21.99 million.

Tents, canvas and trpulin export increased by 63.22 percent during the period under review as the country earned $7.735 million against the last year’s $4.73 million. The export of art, silk and synthetic textile also increased by 112.58 percent during July 2012 as about US$ 36.37 million added in the national exchange reserves against US$ 17.11 million of same period last year.