Peru’s Textile Exports Increase to $1.1 Billion, Topy Top Led Industry

(LIP-ir) — The Peruvian textile company, Topy Top proved to be the country’s leading exporter once again last year.

With sales over $104 million, approximately a 28 percent increase when compared to sales in 2006, the company was ranked first among textile-exportation companies between January and October 2007.

Textimax, which ranked second with an 18.83 percent increase in sales, is another of Peru’s leading textile exportation companies. The company increased sales from over $69 million between January and October 2006 to approximately $83 million in the same period of 2007.

Devanlay Peru and Diseño y Color, which registered exports for $77.51 million and $45.85 million, were ranked third and fourth, registering a 5.48 percent increase and an 8.17 percent drop.

Sudamericana de Fibras and Industrias Nettalco ranked fifth and sixth, with exports for $45.81 million and $40.42 million, respectively, registering increases for 7.65 and 10.04 percent.

Textile exports between January and October of 2007 reached over $1.3 billion, registering a 15.26 percent increase when compared to the same period in 2006, when sales were at approximately $1.1 billion.

News source: ANDINA