Carpet Industry In India

Last Updated: August, 2015

Introduction

Carpet weaving is an ancient Indian tradition, with the industry flourishing in the country 16th century onwards. Today, India is the world's largest producer and exporter of handmade carpets in terms of value and volume. Around 70–75 per cent of carpets manufactured in India are exported. Indian carpets are known worldwide for their excellent design, fascinating colours and quality.

KEY MARKETS AND EXPORT DESTINATIONS

From April 2014 to February 2015, carpet exports stood at US$ 1,173.4 million and are expected to grow 9 per cent year-on-year in 2015–16. India is responsible for around 35 per cent of worldwide export of handmade carpets. Indian handmade carpets are exported to more than 70 countries in the world, the US being the largest importer.

CARPET EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL

The Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC) is the apex body of exporters of hand-made carpets and other floor coverings in India. The Council assists exporters by identifying new markets, providing financial aid, sponsoring participation in worldwide events, arranging buyer-seller meets and resolving trade disputes.

Total export for carpets  stood at US$ 1.8 billion in FY 2014-15, growing by 15.24 per cent Y-o-Y

Source:
Ministry of Commerce

CARPET E-BROCHURE

Other Export Promotion Councils:

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Carpet

3rd Floor, Niryat Bhawan
Rao Tula Ram Marg,
Vasant Vihar, Opposite Army Hospital,
Research and Referral,
New Delhi - 110 057
India

Tel.:+91-11-26153466/67
Fax: +91-11-26153465
Email: cepc.nd@gmail.com
Website: www.indiancarpets.com

Total export for carpets  stood at US$ 1.8 billion in FY 2014-15, growing by 15.24 per cent Y-o-Y

Source:
Ministry of Commerce

Exports

Carpet Industry In India

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