Fri 12 2015 10:13:54
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- Uzbekistan expects that the volume of exports of textile and ready garments will grow by 5% year-on-year in 2015.
According to preliminary data of Uzbekyengilsanoat, the volume of exports of textile and ready garments will grow by 5% year-on-year in 2015 and exceed US$1 billion.
Uzbekyengilsanoat (Uzbek Light Industry) recalled that volume of exports of textile and ready garments was about US$8 million in 1994.
The industry increased exports of semi-finished products and other textile products by 10% and textile products with high added value - 19%.
This year, light industry enterprises started to export new products, including modal and mixed yarn, new types of finished garment products.
Currently, major importers of light industry products of Uzbekistan are China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, a number of states of the European Union. Overall, the enterprises in the industry are exported to almost 45 countries.