India exports wool and woolen products to many countries around the world. The major importing regions are the Middle East, Latin America, South East Asia and East Asia and the major importing countries are the US, the UK, France, Germany, Russia, Canada, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, Belgium, Norway and Australia. Italy, Korea, the UK, USA, Sri Lanka, Germany and Australia are India’s major woolen yarn export destinations. Italy, Korea and the UK imported yarn fabrics and made ups from India worth US$ 17.8 million, US$ 17.7 million and US$ 12.2 million during 2020-21, respectively.
Indian carpets are majorly exported to USA, Germany, Australia, the UK, UAE, Sweden and Netherlands. During 2020-21, USA imported carpets worth US$ 797 million from India. During the same period Germany, Australia and the UK imported carpets worth US$ 85 million, US$ 66.5 million and US$ 66 million, respectively. During 2020-21, USA, Oman, Afghanistan, Germany and France were the top 5 readymade woolen garments importers from India with total imports worth US$ 386 million. The other major importers during that period were Netherlands and Tanzania at US$ 4 million and 3.4 million respectively.