CHINA: Clothing Consumption Rises 10 Per Cent In First-Half
China's clothing consumption increased by 10 per cent in the first half of the year, despite price rises of around 2 per cent, data released by the State Economic and Trade Commission has shown.
Textile and garment exports also increased in the first half-year, up 6.8 per cent to a total of $26.25 billion.
SETC estimates the profit of the textile industry as a whole will grow by 10 per cent this year to RMB12.5 billion.
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