ISLAMABAD : The textile sector of the country performed well during the fiscal year 2012-13 as its exports increased by 5.90PC when compared to the exports of the corresponding period of last year. The textile exports during July-June (2012-13) were recorded at $13.064b against the exports of $12.336b in July-June (2011-12), according to the latest data of PBS. The textile products that contributed in positive growth included cotton yarn, exports of which increased from $1.809b to $2.243b., witnessing increase of 23.97 percent.

The exports of cotton cloth also increased from $2.442 billion to $2.690 billion, showing growth of 10.17 percent while the exports of bedwear increased by 2.40 percent from $1.741 billion to $1.783 billion.