Cotton sheet and terry towel imports climb
December 7, 2005,
WASHINGTON – The government’s preliminary report on textiles exports for the first 11 months of 2005 shows a year-over-year boom in cotton sheet imports and a solid gain in cotton terry towels.
Cotton sheet imports raced ahead by 84.9 percent during the period. China Brazil and Pakistan led the way, up 504.9 percent, 406.4 percent and 405.6 percent, respectively. Turkey boosted shipments by 101.5 percent, and India jumped ahead 61.2 percent.
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