The Joint Apparel Exporters Forum says that there is a four percent growth in apparel exports in the last year. A sum of five billion US dollars has been flowed into the country through apparel exports in the last year. The Forum says this year will be challenging for the industry and measures will be taken to further increase the growth of the sector. Sri Lankan apparels have increasing demand at the markets of China and India.
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