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Kyrgyzstan exports garment products at $ 95.5 million in 2016

«In 2016 Kyrgyzstan exported garment products worth $ 95.5 million, that is 7 percent of total exports," the head of the light industry department of the State Committee for Industry, Energy and Mining Fatima Sadamkulova said at today’s press conference.

It is noted that generally from Kyrgyzstan exported products worth $ 1,268 billion.

Sewing industry occupies third place in the economy of the country after the export of precious metals and agricultural commodities. On the year-end the positive rates of production achieved. Produced goods worth 205 billion soms.

Fatima Sadamkulova

According to her, at the moment the power of clothing companies are loaded, they got a lot of large orders, and there is a lack of sewers.

Fatima Sadamkulova commented on data of the National Statistics Committee, according to which there is a decline rates of 20 percent in the garment industry.

More than 80 percent of total apparel products are produced by individual entrepreneurs working under the patent and not reporting to the National Statistics Committee.

Fatima Sadamkulova