International fashion sales in Spain reached 1,684.80 million euros in March, an increase of 19.64% year-on-year, including clothing, fabrics and different materials, according to the Institute for Foreign Trade (ICEX).
Compared to last February, the sector’s exports increased by 23.34%, when taking into account the 1365.94 million euros of international sales in the second month of 2022.
In the first three months of the year, fashion exports reached a value of 4291.94 million euros and imports, 5477.03 million euros.
Exports of leather goods had a value of 127.45 million euros in March, an increase of 1.33% over the previous month, and above the 103.08 million euros of the same period a year ago.
Meanwhile, international footwear sales amounted to 311.01 million euros in the third month of the year, up from 280.79 million last February.
Finally, total exports for March 2022 stood at 33 090.21 million euros, a rise of 17.06% compared to the same month last year. Total imports for the third month reached 37 732.01 million euros, giving a negative balance of 4641.80 million euros.