NEWS AND EVENTS
July 31, 2015
ECONOMY... Light industry produces goods for 6 trln. soums
Enterprises of light industry of Uzbekistan produced goods for 6.004 trillion soums in January-June 2015, which grew by 14.2% compared to the same period of 2014, the State Statistics Committee of Uzbekistan said (currency rates of CB RU from 31.07.2015 1$= 2575.18 soums ).
Share of light industry in total volume of industrial output of Uzbekistan made up 14.7% in the reporting period, which grew by 0.4 percentage points year-on-year.
In January-June 2015, the enterprises of textile industry produced goods to 4.4 trillion. soums (+ 12.2%), including cotton industry - at 1.186 trillion soums (+ 19.3%) and knitting industry - to 400.5 billion. soums (+ 16.2%); clothing industry – 1.113 trillion soums (+ 22.8%); leather and footwear industry- 344.2 billion soums (+ 22%).
Enterprises of light industry increased production of raw silk by 1.6 times year-on-year in the first half of 2015, cotton spun yarn, not put up for retail sale - 1.3 times, pile knitted fabrics and terry - 3.2% , sewing and knitted products, total - 1.2 times, including of knitted and knitted clothes - 2.1 times, work clothes - 1.6 times.