Export of textile and apparel from India

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Export of Textile and Apparel from India

Textiles & Apparel industry in India provides employment to approx 45 million people’s and India come amongst the largest countries in the production of textiles and apparel.

According to Investindia, the textile and Apparel industry contributes 2.5% in the revenue of GDP and India is also the second-largest producer of Personal protective Kits.

The revenue generates through the export of textile and apparel is expected to reach $300 billion by the year 2025.

Category(Mn Kg)Exports(USD Mn)
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India’s export of cotton-based
textile and apparel with category

Technical textile

Technical textile is one of the emerging sectors in the industry with an estimated revenue of $19 Billion which is expected to reach $40 Billion by the year 2025.

Revenue through export of technical textile is $1.92 Billion by the year 2020.


India’s handloom products are the most vibrant and live art that anyone can see on this planet.

It can be traditional or modern such as Sarees, Western dresses, Stoles, Shawls, Bed linen, Sherwani, Curtains, Home used Linen, Bed Sheets, Carpets, and so on.

Revenue through export of handlooms is estimated more than $400 Million by the year 2020.

Weaving sector

This sector can be considered as the backbone of the textile and apparel industry but not organised in a perfect manner.

This is the sector in which young entrepreneurs need to dive in and increase its production to a maximal level.

For more info read: Weaving The Way For Indian Textile Industry

Which country is the largest importer of textiles and apparel from India?

USA/Canada and Europe are the major importers along with Japan, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Taiwan, Hongkong, Egypt, Africa(Togo), Bangladesh, China, Portugal, Sri-lanka.

Government schemes for the Textile and Apparel industry in India

The government of India provides beneficial schemes for this industry to enhance the skills of the people, modify the infrastructure, and upgrading the machinery.

Why India is rising in textile and apparel industry?

  • The vast availability of raw material
  • Low manufacturing cost
  • Skilled manpower
  • Growing domestic market
  • Infrastructure
  • Focus on technical textiles
  • Organized retail market along with E-commerce
  • Diversified ranges of product
  • Policy support
  • Demand domestically and internationally
  • Funding schemes by the government

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