The exports of textile articles from the country grew by 3.16 percent during the first month of current financial year 2019-20 as compared to the corresponding month of last year. During the month of July, 2019, the export of textile and its articles was recorded at $1233.636 mn as against $1195.820 mn exports recorded during the same month of last year, showing growth of 3.16 percent, according to the data issued by the State Bank of Pakistan. The commodities that contributed in growth were carpets and other textile floor coverings, export of which grew from $6.414 mn last year to $6.978 mn during the period under review, showing growth of 8.79 percent.