The textiles industry is a major source of employment in the country, accounting for over half the workforce.
The country has a vibrant textile industry and it is estimated that there are over 300 million textiles in India, and the demand for these products is immense.
In a country with an estimated 5.3 billion people, India has a long history of producing textiles.
The country’s history has always been intertwined with the textile industry.
In the 15th century, it was the largest trading partner in the European empires of the 17th century.
In the 19th century and the 20th century India was a major exporter of textile goods.
Today, the textile sector is one of the most important sectors of the Indian economy.
The textile industry in India has undergone many transformations.
It has been digitised, digitalised, digitised and digitalised again, making it a global industry.
India has been exporting its textile products to the world since the early 1990s.
The textile sector in India is a key economic driver in the economy of India.
India exports about 80 per cent of its textile production to Asia, and about 25 per cent to the US, the world’s third largest textile market after China and Brazil.
The number of garments exported to the Asia-Pacific region in the first five months of this fiscal year was 6.9 million.
The textiles sector in the world is estimated to contribute around Rs1 trillion to India’s GDP.
India is also a major importer of apparel to the United States, Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
The apparel industry is an important part of India’s economy.
India exported more than 60 per cent goods and services worth Rs7.7 trillion in the fiscal year 2016-17, accounting in part for the gross domestic product growth of 7.5 per cent.
The main exports of the textile industries in India are textile yarns, textile fabrics, textilised textiles, textilic fabric, textillisers, textolitees and textile fibres.
The major textiles exporters in India include China, Brazil, the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, Indonesia, Thailand, India, France, Japan, the Netherlands, the UK, the US and Canada.
India also exports textile products of many other countries, including the United Kingdom, the Philippines, Singapore, South Africa, China, Malaysia, Australia, France and Germany.
India was a big supplier of textile products in the early 1900s, exporting more than 90 per cent textile products worth over Rs2.5 trillion.
India’s textile exports have grown over the last 20 years, growing at a rate of 8.2 per cent a year.
The world’s second largest textile exporter is the United Republic of Tanzania.
Tanzania is also the second-largest textile importer in the region, importing textile products valued at nearly Rs4.4 trillion.
The top five textile exporters by market value are China, India (Rs5.3 trillion), the United states, Germany, Australia and the United kingdom.
India imports more than half of the cotton grown in the United South Africa.
In 2015-16, India exported over $4 billion worth of cotton products worth nearly Rs7 trillion to the South African market.
In 2017-18, India imported more than $1 billion worth cotton products from the United republic of Tanzania worth more than Rs5.2 trillion.
The exports of textile and apparel products from South Africa to India totaled nearly Rs3.6 trillion.