India exports sporting goods to the USA, China, Australia, Germany, the UAE, the UK, Netherlands, France, South Africa, Sweden, Canada, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Denmark, and a total of more than 200 countries. During 2021-22, the USA, the UK, Australia, Canada, Germany, and Netherland were among the top importers of Indian sporting goods. Sports goods exported to the USA have recorded significant growth of 48% to reach US$ 198.8 million, growing from US$ 134.7 million in the previous year. Similarly, exports to the UK, Australia, and Germany have increased by 42%, 32%, and 32%, reaching US$ 74.7 million, US$ 33.2 million, and US$ 32.8 million in 2021-22, respectively. From April 2022-August 2022, exports to the USA stood at US$ 118.31 million, the UK stood at US$ 31.34 million, Germany stood at US$ 17.53 million and Australia stood at US$ 15.19 million.
As per India Exim Bank analysis, the UK is the largest importer of India's export of Tennis balls, inflatable balls, and other balls (excl. golf balls, and table tennis balls), followed by Australia and UAE in the same order of exports. For Festive article exports, USA is the major importer with significant share in the overall exports. UAE is one of the key importers of articles and equipment for table tennis, tennis, badminton, and similar rackets commanding a major share of the total exports. India's exports of Water Sports Equipment have significant demand from countries like Spain and Sri Lanka. India's exporters actively tap developing countries like Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, Chile, Columbia, Argentina, Nigeria, Peru, and Ecuador, which have significant demand for sports equipment and supplies.