The garment and textile sector predicted to face difficulties in months at the end of the year because of declined demand and competitive price pressure.(PHoto: SGGP)

Challenges in textile, garment sector

In the first six months of the year, the garment and textile sector earned $14.58 billion, a year-on-year rise of 11.3 percent, said the Ministry of Industry and Trade. However, the sector is predicted to face difficulties in upcoming months because of declined demand and competitive pressure.