Imports of clothing materials see strong growth

Vietnam recorded strong growth in imports of materials for the textile and garment industry in the first nine months of 2018, according to statistics by the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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The highest growth was seen in imports of fiber, valued at US$1.78 billion, up 34.6% from the same period last year. It was followed by cotton with import value of US$2.41 billion, up 30.3% year on year.

Waterproof fabric came third with a growth of 13.5% but it posted significant import turnover of US$9.39 billion.

The total cotton, fiber and fabric imports were worth US$13.6 billion in the first three quarters, according to the ministry. 


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