The Govt. blames geopolitical issues and global demand for the annual fall in textile exportsGovernment sources have indicated that the 11-month trade data between April 2023 and February 2024 showed an annual fall in exports of textiles. Terming exports as a function of demand and supply and dependent on several variables, sources attributed the fall in exports to slack international demand and geopolitical challenges like the Red Sea conflict. Other variables were described as order flow, inventory and availability of shipping containers and ships.