South Korea's textile exports in July dropped 17.5 per cent from a year ago to US$1.39 billion - the lowest point for 11 years. The last time figures were as low was in July 1990 when $1.37 billion was shipped abroad. The export amount fell 10.2 per cent in July from a year earlier to 280,000 tons and the average unit price fell 8.2 per cent to $5.06 per kg.