Light industry of Uzbekistan’s output hits 2.74 trln. soums in 1Q
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Enterprises of light industry of Uzbekistan produced goods for 2.739 trillion soums in January-March 2014, which rose by 11.8% year-on-year, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said.
The share of light industry in total production volume of Uzbekistan made up 16.8% in the reporting period, which rose by 0.1 percentage point (16.7%).
Enterprises of the textile industry of Uzbekistan produced goods to 2,143 trillion soums (+12.1%), the garment industry - 342.2 billion soums (+9.8%), leather and footwear - 95.6 billion soums (17%).
Enterprises of ginnery industry manufactured 399,700 tonnes of cotton-fiber in the reporting period, which rose by 6% year-on-year.
Large enterprises of light industry increased production of cotton yarn by 8.8%, knitted or crocheted (excluding pile and terry) - 12.0%, cotton fabrics containing 85% or more cotton by weight, weighing not more than 200 g / m. m - 13.8%.
At the same time, large enterprises of leather-footwear industry increased production of the parts for footwear by 35.8% in January-March 2014.