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Synthetic and Rayon Textile

Synthetic and Rayon Textile

During April-November 2019, export of manmade staple fibre stood at US$ 353.99 million. Export of manmade yarn, fabrics and made-ups reached US$ 3.17 billion, while that of readymade garments of manmade fibres reached US$ 2.32 billion during the same period.

India is the world’s second largest producer of polyester and viscose, but ranks sixth in export of Manmade Fibre (MMF) textiles.



Indian tea is among the finest in the world owing to strong geographical indications, heavy investment in tea processing units, continuous innovation, augmented product mix and strategic market expansion.

Total tea export stood at US$ 826.47 million in FY20.



Total export of tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes stood at US$ 904.87 million in FY20.

Indian tobacco is exported to around 100 countries.

Wool and Woollen

Wool and Woollen

India’s wool and woollen industry is the seventh largest in the world and can broadly be divided into 10 major product categories: worsted yarn, woollen yarn, wool tops, fabric, shoddy yarn, shoddy fabrics, blankets, knitwear, hand-made carpets and machine-made carpets.



India is the ninth-largest producer of wool in the world with a global production share of nearly two per cent.

In FY20 (till November 2019), export of woollen yarn, fabrics, and made-ups reached US$ 125.13 million, while that of raw wool touched US$ 71,111.74.


Export Promotion CouncilsMore

  • Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)

    It plays a significant role in expanding the export potential of Indian agricultural and food products.

    • Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI)

      It works towards the promotion of the export of cashew kernels and cashew nut shell liquid (CNSL).

      • Coffee Board of India It is engaged in research, development, quality upgrade, and domestic and international promotion of Indian coffee.
        • Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL) The Council is engaged in organising promotional events and fairs for helping exporters in identifying potential markets abroad.


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