India is the world's 3rd largest exporter of textile and apparels with a growing market base.

+150

GI tagged textile and handicraft products.

US$223bn

textile and garments industry in India by 2021.

Largest

cotton producer; 2nd largest cotton exporter.

60%

of exported fabric produced on power looms.

US$38.7bn

textile and apparel exports reported in FY 19.

US$82bn

worth of textile and apparel exports expected by 2021.

16.1bn

sq meters of fabric produced by India's power loom sector in 2017-18

2nd

largest spindle capacity and the world's highest weaving capacity is in India

9%

of the world’s total consumption of technical textiles is met by India

US$140bn

Value of domestic textiles and apparel industry in 2018 (including handicrafts)

3,400

textile mills having installed capacity of more than 50 million spindles

+100

countries import fabrics, textiles and clothing products from India

Development Commissioner (Handicrafts)

dchejs@nic.in

+91-11-26177002

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The department showcases various indigenous textile traditions of India globally.

Office of Textile Commissioner

ahmedabad-rotxc@nic.in

022-22014446; 22004510

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The office has wide reach through its 9 regional offices and 15 power loom service centers located in major textile clusters.

Confederation of Indian Textile Industry

mail@citiindia.com

23325012 / 13 / 15 / 55

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CITI serves as an industry that connects 100m plus work force and 1.3b consumers

National Textile Corporation Limited

vivek.sharma@ntcltd.org

011-24362511

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NTC is engaged in production of yarn and fabric through its 23 mills in operation.

Indian Technical Textile Association

(022) 2500 3098

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ITTA membership represents the entire technical textile value chain from raw material to finished goods producers, machinery manufacturers, converters, centers of excellence and R&D institutes.

Khadi and Village Industries Commission

(022) 26714320-22 / 26714325

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The social objective of providing employment and the economic objective of producing saleable articles.

Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC)

+91-124-2708000

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AEPC is the official body of apparel exporters in India that provides assistance to Indian exporters as well as importers/international buyers who choose India as their preferred sourcing destination for garments.

investment opportunities

  • Man-made fibre and filament, value added and specialty fabrics manufacturing
  • Investments in textile processing projects and integrated garment parks
  • Investment in retail operations, both through physical and electronic mediums
  • Technology transfer, skill development and commercialization of Indian handloom

key investors

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