In details, the textile items accounted for 4.96 percent in quantity, contributing a one percent-rise against nearly a year ago. The favourable items are special cloth (accounting for 23 percent), dress (18 percent) and men's coat (17 percent), and cotton women's coat (12.7 percent). Till mid of August, the sector's export turnover gained $6.3 billion, rising over 17 percent year-on-year, including 55 percent total export turnover.

Thoi Bao Kinh Te Vietnam - August 19, 2010