CHINA: Zhejiang Posts 15.2 Per Cent Rise In Silk Output
China's eastern Zhejiang Province has posted a 15.2 per cent increase in silk output value in the first quarter of this year, with the production of grey filature silk, chappe silk, dyed sateen and silk garments maintaining an upward trend. The Zhejiang Provincial Silk United Corporation said that total silk output in the province was 2.574bn yuan ($311.24m) in the first quarter, up 15.2 per cent, and the sales rate was 93.95 per cent, down 2.43 per cent. The silk output of the province was 8,033 tons, rising 21 per cent year-on-year, and the output of silk products was 606.83 million metres, up 25.20 per cent.
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