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Tunisia: textile-clothing export value up 16.69% at end February 2023

Exports of the textile-clothing sector have increased by 16.69% in dinars to TND 1,698.08 million and by 13.93% in euros (€509.9 million) in the first two months of 2023 compared to the first two months of 2022.

However, according to the latest edition of the CETTEX Economic Letter, these exports have fallen by 8.85% in terms of volume.

As for the imports of the textile and clothing sector, during the same period they recorded an increase of 2.26% in Dinar, reaching TND 1,128.27 million, and a decrease of 0.15% in Euro (€338.8 million) and 7.07% in volume.

For the first two months of 2023, the trade balance showed a progression of 18.6 points compared to the two months of 2022 (150.5% against 131.9%).

In the clothing sector, garments in warp and weft increased by 15.96% in dinars and 5.49% in tons. Knitwear rose by 39.84% in dinars and 17.52% in tons.

An analysis by market of exports of warp and weft fabrics shows growth in value and volume in the main markets: France (+12.43% in value and 4.01% in weight), Germany (+26.35% in value and +12.6% in weight) and Italy (+33.03% in value and +13.73% in weight).

Exports of knitwear rose in Italy (+50.44% in volume and +8.83% in weight), France (+18.35% in value and +4.21% in weight), Belgium (+2.23% in value and +20.90% in weight) and Germany (+65.51% in value and 22.66% in weight).

Textile exports fell by 7.65% in dinars and 20.90% in volume. The headings “Woven fabrics” and “Yarns and threads” are among the products that recorded decreases of 20.85% and 3.92% in TND. In terms of value, textile exports to Italy were stable (+0.51%) and those to France fell by 8.04%.

As regards textile and clothing imports under the suspensive regime (RS), fiber imports fell by 23.27% in D and by 59.62% in terms of volume. Italy, the leading supplier of this product, recorded an increase of 18.13% in TND. China, the second supplier, recorded an increase of 49.83% in TND. Imports of yarn stagnated (+0.65%) in TND terms and fell by 17.1% in volume terms.


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