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Wool and Woolen Textile Exports from India

Last Updated: July, 2018

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 2017–18, woollen item exports (including wool yarn, fabrics, made-ups, readymade garments of wool and woollen hand-made carpets) stood at Rs 11,484 crore (US$ 1.78 billion). The US and EU are the key importers of Indian wool and wool-blended products.

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 (including wool yarn, fabrics and made-ups and woolen readymade garments) stood at US$ 508 million during 2011-12.

Source:
Ministry of Textiles

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Wool exports (including wool yarn, fabrics and made-ups and woolen readymade garments) stood at US$ 508 million during 2011-12.

Source:
Ministry of Textiles

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