China's textile industry profits up 7.2 pct in 2023

(Xinhua) 08:57, February 04, 2024

BEIJING, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) -- Total profits of China's major textile enterprises rose 7.2 percent year on year in 2023, official data showed.

Last year, these companies generated profits amounting to 180.2 billion yuan (about 25.38 billion U.S. dollars), according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.

The combined operating revenue of these firms stood at 4.70 trillion yuan, edging down 0.8 percent from 2022, said the ministry.

China's textile and garment exports hit 293.6 billion dollars in 2023, down 8.1 percent from the previous year.

Textile and garment exports resumed expansion in December 2023, up 2.6 percent year on year to 25.3 billion dollars, the data also revealed.

(Web editor: Zhang Kaiwei, Liang Jun)


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