In 2011, China's exports in textile and garment hit US$247.89 billion, up by 20.04% year on year
China Customs' statistics revealed that in 2011, the country's cumulative exports in textile and garment hit US$247.89 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 20.04%, which saw a drop of 1.16 percentage points in growth rate, as compared with 21.2% from January to November.
To this sum, China's cumulative exports in textile were amounted to US$94.67 billion in 2011, a growth of 22.88% compared with US$77.04 billion of 2010. Last year, the country's garment exports totaled US$153.22 billion, up 18.35% as compared with US$129.47 billion of 2010.
In December alone, China's textile and garment exports hit US$21.74 billion, increased by 6.64% month on month, and up by 9.2% compared with the same month in 2010. To this sum, textile exports amounted to US$8.30 billion, up 12.62% year on year, while garment exports reached US$13.44 billion, up by 7.16% year on year.