Textile & clothing exports reach €12 billion in 2013

Textile and apparel exports from Spain during last year amounted to €12 billion, indicating a rise of 12.4% year-on-year, as per the data released by the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness.

According to the data on exports released by the Ministry, the exports from the apparel sub-sector totalled €8.6 billion during 2013, registering a surge of 15.4% compared to 2012. The textile and clothing exports accounted for 5.1% of the total exports from the country during last year.

Meanwhile, in terms of imports, the country imported textiles and clothing worth €14.8 billion during last year, showing an increase of 5.1% year-on-year, of which apparel imports amounted to €11.2 billion, recording a rise of 4.4% compared to 2012.  

In 2012, Spain exported textiles and apparel worth € 10.733 billion, indicating a surge of 9.1% year-on-year.

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