Peru’s fabrics exports grew 15 percent

Isabel Guerra

Peruvian exports of fabrics reached US $73’233,000 dollars between January and May this year.

This represents a 15% increase compared to the same period last year, reported the Peruvian Exporters’ Association (Adex).

The most of the exports was dyed cotton knitted fabrics, worth 20 million dollars, and also fabrics containing elastomeric yarn worth 12 million 406,000 dollars.

Other important items are unbleached/bleached cotton knitted fabrics; knitted denim fabrics; labels, badges and similar articles of textile materials, as well as fabrics in pieces and printed fabrics with textured polyester filaments.

The products were exported to 49 countries, particularly to Venezuela, which imported Peruvian fabrics worth US $46 million dollars, a 66 percent rise versus a year ago.

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