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Tunisia: textiles, clothing & leather and footwear exports regain momentum

Exports of the textiles & clothing, leather and footwear sectors regained an upward pace to post respective increases of 5.9% and 6.7%, according to the Ministry of industry’s data released on Tuesday.

Exports of chemical industries increased by 43% and those of various industries went up 13%.

Industrial exports have risen to 15.2 MTD against 14.6 MTD during the same period of 2015, said the source.

For their part, non-food manufacturing industries posted an increase of 12.3%.

The industry department explained the rise in industrial exports by the 12.1 % growth in the mechanical and electrical industries (EMI) to 7.5 MTD, against 6.7 MTD during the same period in 2015.

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