US absorbs 23.11% of Balinese textile products in July

2017/09 06 15:09

The United States consumed about 23.11 per cent of non-woven textile products exported by Indonesia’s Bali province in July, according to the country’s Central Statistics Agency (BPS). The products were worth $5.240 million. However, exports from Bali, primarily in textiles, declined by 15.87 per cent, or worth $988,739, in July compared to June. In July 2016, the province exported textiles worth $5.146 million,an Indonesian news agency reported quoting Bali BPS chairman Adi Nugroho. Textile products contributed to 13.75 percent of the overall $38.126 million exports in the province, he said. The US market was the highest consumer of manually-produced Balinese textile products, followed by Singapore, with 14.29 per cent, Australia, with 9.30 per cent, and Hong Kong, with 6.29 percent. The province’s industry and trade agency has launched a training program for small and mid-sized businesses to improve the design of textile products and other derivative commodities. (DS)

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