- The market for textiles making use of nanotechnologies will reach US $13.6 billion by 2007, and expand to US $115 billion by 2012.
- The value of nanomaterials supplied to the textile industry will reach US $8.6 billion by 2012.
- Clothing textiles will still make up the largest share of the total textile market although sports/outdoor textiles and non-conventional technical textiles will exhibit far higher growth rates.
- Nanotechnologies will provide incremental improvements to existing textile sectors, but offer the highest growth in the non-traditional sectors.
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