The top 25 textile companies have contributed over $5.361 billion, or 21 per cent, to Pakistan’s overall exports of $25bn in 2020-21.
APTMA (North Zone) Chairman Abdul Rahim Nasir said, “It is a matter of great delight that the exports of the textile sector soared by 19.23pc to $15.5bn in 2020-21 compared to $13bn in the previous year and it is really unprecedented”.
He said keeping in view the fast expansion in the textile exports owing to increasing investments, the APTMA has decided to take all those export companies making $40m to 50m per annum to attain the figure of $100m each.
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“If we are successful in doing so, our textile exports alone will jump from $15.5bn to $25bn in the next couple of years,” he added.
He also said that the outstanding export performance of the textile sector is a good omen for the country’s economy.
As per the list shared by trade bodies, this is how much the following companies contributed to the exports:
Style Textile (Pvt) Ltd: $428.76 million
Interloop Ltd: $331.54m
Artistic Milliners (Pvt) Ltd: $329.63m
Yunus Textile Mills Ltd: $311.92m
Nishat Mills Ltd: $307.32m
Gul Ahmad Textile Mills Ltd: $284.25m
Feroze 1888 Mills Ltd: $273.04m
Soorty Enterprises Ltd: $268.14m
Artistic Fabric & Garment Industries (Pvt) Ltd: $226.42m
Liberty Mills: $216.33m
Masood Textile Mills Ltd: $213.05m
Sadaqat Ltd: $209.22m
US Apparel & Textiles Ltd: $197.50m
Al-Karam Textile Mills Ltd: $185.25m
Nishat (Chunian) Ltd: $169.70m
Novatex Ltd: $167.49m
Lucky Textile Mills Ltd: $165.79m
Garibsons Ltd: $165.65m
Denim Clothing Company: $148.58m
Klash Ltd: $139.16m
Sapphire Finishing Mills Ltd: $137.35m
Gohar Textile Mills Ltd: $126.78m
Kamal Ltd: $125.75m
Riaz Textile Mills Ltd: $121.09m
Sapphire Fibres Ltd: $111.87m.