The Balkan countries are amongst the winners of the silent clothing battle in Europe in 2006. With no exception all countries show positive results in the trade with EU-25. Highest score made Serbia with over 120 % increase and exports value 220.5 millions euro.
Bulgaria with flexible production is the second winner with 15.4% and value of 1.388 billions euro which exceeded the exports for the whole 2005 by 50 millions euro.
Turkey is the next in turn with increase of 11.2 % to reach the value of 10.5 billions euro, followed by Macedonia with 11.1% and exports of 326.7 million euro.
Romania made only 1.6 % increase and Croatia made 0.6%.
Information is based on Eurostat statistics.