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Scotland’s international textile exports grow 10% to £360m

06-Feb-2020 5:30 PM | Anonymous

Scotland’s international textile exports reached £360m in 2018, up 10.1% on the previous year, according to the latest export statistics from Scottish Government.

Of this figure, £205m was exported to the EU during 2018, accounting for 57% of total international exports.

The industry exported a further £305m to the UK in 2018, which increased 12.3% year-on-year.

Scotland’s total exports (to the rest of the UK and internationally) reached £665m in 2018, up 11.1% on the previous year.

The figures reflect the manufacture of textiles, wearing apparel and leather.

Read the latest figures here.

Textile Scotland, as part of UKFT, is developing a new export strategy to enable the Scottish fashion and textile industry to continue to grow. Find out more about how we can help you grow your export sales or our current grant-supported programme here.

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