Trade Analytics

Wool and Woolen Textile Exports from India

Last Updated: December, 2019

Introduction

India’s wool and woollen textile industry is the seventh largest in the world. India’s wool and woollen industry 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.

ORGANISED SECTOR

  • Composite mills
  • Combing units
  • Worsted and non-worsted spinning units
  • Knitwear and woven garment units
  • Machine-made carpet manufacturing units

DECENTRALISED SECTOR

  • Hosiery and knitting units
  • Powerloom units
  • Hand-made carpets, drugget and namadah units
  • Independent dyeing and process houses

KEY MARKETS AND EXPORT DESTINATIONS

  • In 2018–19, raw wool exports stood at US$ 1.2 million and have already reached US$ 25,402 in 2019-20 (till September 2019). The US and EU are the key importers of Indian wool and wool-blended products.
  • In 2018-19, export of woollen yarn, fabrics, made-ups etc. stood at US$ 221 million.

WOOL & WOOLLENS EXPORT PROMOTION COUNCIL

The Wool & Woollens Export Promotion Council (WWEPC) participates in various international trade fairs and exhibitions and facilitates member visits and trade delegations.

Wool exports (woollen yarn, fabrics, and made ups) stood at US$ 185.96 million during 2017-18 and US$ 120.36 million between Apr-Oct 2018.

Source:
Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCIS)

Other Export Promotion Councils:

Disclaimer: This information has been collected through secondary research and IBEF is not responsible for any errors in the same.

Wool and woollen

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Wool exports (woollen yarn, fabrics, and made ups) stood at US$ 185.96 million during 2017-18 and US$ 120.36 million between Apr-Oct 2018.

Source:
Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCIS)

Exports

Wool and Woolen