一季度中国纺织业发展平稳/China's textile industry developed steadily in the first quarter
中新社北京5月4日电 (记者 闫晓虹)中国纺织工业联合会4日透露，2018年一季度中国纺织行业景气指数为57.3，处于稳定发展区间。
China news agency, Beijing, May 4 (Reporter Yan Xiaohong) China Textile Industry Federation revealed on the 4th that the first quarter of 2018 China's textile industry sentiment index was 57.3, in a stable development zone.
On January 23, in the “Sansu Tubu Township” in Yucheng, Hebei Province, several women were flying and weaving old cloth. Feng Sufen, the fourth generation inheritor of the local Tubu, introduced that the technique of weaving in Tucheng has a history of thousands of years. The soil cloth is also called “rough cloth” and “home weaving cloth”. After spinning cotton into yarn, we use a loom to make a shuttle. Textileed. The weaving process of earthen cloth is extremely complicated. From cotton spinning to upper weaving, it has to go through 72 large and small processes, such as ginning, squeezing, spinning, threading, dyeing, brushing, making, and cranes. Weaving, etc.
图为土布制造过程。中新社记者 翟羽佳 摄
The picture shows the process of making a homespun cloth.
China News Service reporter Yan Yujia photo
Since 2018, the global economic climate has continued to rise, and the Chinese domestic demand market has been relatively active. Overall, it has provided a relatively good external environment. The Chinese textile industry has basically achieved a smooth start in the first quarter.
In the first quarter, the growth of China's textile and apparel domestic demand market accelerated, and the growth rate of network channel sales increased significantly. At the same time, China's textile and apparel export market continued to pick up. In the first quarter, China's textile and apparel exports totaled US$59.18 billion, up 4.8% year-on-year, and the growth rate was 7.9 percentage points higher than the same period of the previous year.
In the first quarter, the production situation of China's textile industry remained stable, and the capacity utilization rate remained at a good level. The capacity utilization rate of textile industry above designated size was as high as 80.7%.
The China National Textile and Apparel Council reminded that although there are external conditions that continue to maintain a stable state, we must also see that China's textile industry still faces many unstable factors in 2018. The current international trade environment is uncertain; the constraints of textile production factors have always existed, and the pressure of environmental protection supervision is still outstanding.
The China National Textile and Apparel Council said that it will strive to achieve steady growth in key operating indicators in 2018, and promote the high-quality and stable development of the textile industry. (Finish)