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India is known as the home of spices and boasts of a long history of trading with the ancient civilisations of Rome and China. India is the world's largest producer and exporter of spices of the 109 varieties listed by the International Organization for Standardization (ISO).



The words 'sports goods' have become synonymous with the passion that India has for sports. The sports goods industry in India is nearly a century old and has flourished due to the skills of its workforce.

Synthetic and Rayon Textile

Synthetic and Rayon Textile

Today, India is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of man-made textiles. The fibre and yarn produced in India is comparable to the best in the world. Indian fabrics are known for their excellent workmanship, colours and durability.



India has high-quality specialty teas, such as Darjeeling, Assam Orthodox and high-range Nilgiri, which have a distinctive aroma, strength, colour and flavour.



In 2013–14, India exported 264,384 tonnes of tobacco and tobacco products.This is a record export performance in Indian tobacco export.


Export Promotion CouncilsMore

  • Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) It plays a significant role in expanding the export potential of Indian agricultural and food products.
    • Cashew Export Promotion Council of India (CEPCI) It works towards the promotion of the export of cashew kernels and cashew nut shell liquid (CNSL).
      • Coffee Board of India It is engaged in research, development, quality upgrade, and domestic and international promotion of Indian coffee.
        • Basic Chemicals, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics Export Promotion Council (CHEMEXCIL) The Council is engaged in organising promotional events and fairs for helping exporters in identifying potential markets abroad.


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