BEIJING (Commodity Online) : China's textiles and garments export value hit $15.57 billion in the first month of this year.
In a statement issued here,China's General Administration of Customs said, this was an increase by 2.2 percent from the same month last year.
The export value of textile products surged 18.2% year on year to $5.58 billion, while that of garments and accessories fell 5% from a year ago to $9.99 billion.
The value of shoe exports rose to $2.93 billion, increasing 1.4% year on year.
In December 2009, the export value of Chinese textile and garment products grew 4.48%, with exports to the U.S. increasing 27% from the same period of the previous year.