Taiwan textile exports fell 4.2 per cent year-on-year in May to $1.14 billion with garment exports down 19 per cent in value terms, the Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF) said on Thursday. Figures showed yarn and fabric exports slipped 3.6 per cent to $855 million in May from $887m in the year-ago period, while garment exports were down by almost a fifth to $116m from $143m.