GENEVA — Boosted by economic recovery in rich countries, global apparel production increased 7.4 percent in the first quarter compared with the same period last year, with output in developing countries up 9.9 percent and registering a gain of 1.2 percent in industrialized nations, a United Nations report said.
Global textile output also posted positive results, with production increasing 5 percent, as developing nations grew 5.8 percent and industrialized countries rose 2.7 percent.
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