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Cotton Textiles Industry In India

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updated on July 26th, 2019

Cotton Textiles Industry In India

Cotton Textiles This is the most important industry in India in terms of employment and production of export goods. This industry is also one of the most widely distributed industries in India. The industry is generally market-oriented. Although Maharashtra and Gujarat are the chief states, other important states in this field arc Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh. West Bengal. Madhya Pradesh.Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh. Tamil Nadu has the largest number of cotton textile mills.

he share of India in global textile exports is 6% in 2017. Share of top three textile exporting countries in global textile exports is:

S No.CountryShare of Textile Export in Global Textile Exports
1China33.6%
2USA6.3%
3India6%

Textile sector exports contribution in India’s total exports is 12.2% in 2018-19. As exports of textile sector have increased in last five years, it is expected to grow in future as well.

Share of textile sector export in India’s export is reported at 12.9% in 2014-15 and 12.2% in 2018-

Source http://www.pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1580350

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