Textiles and apparel exports from India are estimated to increase to US$ 65 billion by 2016-17 from US$ 40 billion in 2013-14.

Growth of Textile Industry - Infographic

Latest update: November, 2015

Rising production of man-made fabric

  • Production of man-made fibre has been on an upward trend.
  • Production stood at 1.34 million tonnes in FY15 with the figure reinforcing a recovery from 2009 levels.
  • During the period of FY07-15, production increased at a CAGR of 2.0 per cent.
  • During FY16 (April-October 2015), production stood at 0.77 million tonnes.

Cotton is the main segment in yarn and fabric

  • Production of yarn grew to 673.60 Lakh Kgs in FY15 from 626.30 Lakh Kgs in FY11, implying a CAGR of 1.8 per cent.
  • Production of yarn between April to October’15 stood at 399.30 Lakh Kg.
  • Cotton yarn accounts for the largest share in total yarn production; in FY15, the segment’s share amounted to 61 percent.


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