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.