Shri Narendra Modi
Shri Narendra Modi
Prime Minister of India
Divisions
EP-Textiles Coordination Division
Functions of the Division

EP-Textiles Coordination Division functions as a facilitator for promotion of textiles and apparel exports in coordination with Ministry of Textiles, textiles export promotion councils and the industry stakeholders.

Officers in the Division
Ms Nidhi Mani TripathiJoint Secretary
Shri. Praveen KumarDirector
Shri. Sanjay KumarSection Officer
  • Room No : 561, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
  • Tel : 23038503-659
  • Email : moc_eptext@nic.in
Trade Statistics

The Indian textile industry contributes to 7% of the industry output (in value terms) and around 15% to the India’s export earnings. The trade of Textile and Clothing had a share of 5.38% in India’s total trade during 2019-20.

Although, India’s textile trade has been constantly increasing since 2016-17, a slight decline in trade was witnessed during 2019-20. The total textile trade in 2019-20 stood at USD 42.36 billion compared to USD 44.89 billion in 2018-19. The export of Textiles stood at USD 34.21 billion while the import was valued at USD 8.15 billion. The exports of textiles declined at a rate of (-) 8.74% while imports of textiles registered a growth of 10.33% during 2019-2020. The share of Textiles and apparel in overall export basket of India was 11.34% during 2019-20.

Segment-wise export data of Textiles in (2019-20 vis-à-vis 2018-19)
Values in Million USD
HSCode Commodities Exports Import
2018-19 2019-20 % Growth 2018-19 2019-20 % Growth
50 SILK 84.48 83.94 -0.64 202.43 210.41 3.94
51 WOOL, FINE OR COARSE ANIMAL HAIR, HORSEHAIR YARN AND WOVEN FABRIC. 198.73 160.23 -19.37 384.14 290.88 -24.28
52 COTTON. 7888.29 5736.76 -27.27 840.53 1528.87 81.89
53 OTHER VEGETABLE TEXTILE FIBRES; PAPER YARN AND WOVEN FABRICS OF PAPER YARN. 445.83 447.07 0.28 318.42 379.98 19.33
54 MAN-MADE FILAMENTS. 2291.7 2391.4 4.35 977.05 1038.94 6.33
55 MAN-MADE STAPLE FIBRES. 1905.16 1669 -12.4 932.25 959.11 2.88
56 WADDING, FELT AND NONWOVENS; SPACIAL YARNS; TWINE, CORDAGE, ROPES AND CABLES AND ARTICLES THEREOF. 427.32 412.34 -3.51 361.27 380.08 5.21
57 CARPETS AND OTHER TEXTILE FLOOR COVERINGS. 1765.97 1666.1 -5.66 121.75 136.85 12.4
58 SPECIAL WOVEN FABRICS; TUFTED TEXTILE FABRICS; LACE; TAPESTRIES; TRIMMINGS; EMBROIDERY 377.85 418.99 10.89 208.82 218.03 4.41
59 IMPREGNATED, COATED, COVERED OR LAMINATED TEXTILE FABRICS; TEXTILE ARTICLES OF A KIND SUITABLE FOR INDUSTRIAL USE 258.42 291.09 12.64 873.91 743.37 -14.94
60 KNITTED OR CROCHETED FABRICS 440.21 422.28 -4.07 565.63 549.9 -2.78
61 ARTICLES OF APPAREL AND CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, KNITTED OR CORCHETED 7820.41 7514.76 -3.91 464.09 497.53 7.21
62 ARTICLES OF APPAREL AND CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, NOT KNITTED OR CROCHETED 8335.96 7994.55 -4.1 642.22 646.88 0.73
63 OTHER MADE UP TEXTILE ARTICLES; SETS; WORN CLOTHING AND WORN TEXTILE ARTICLES; RAGS 5257.35 5011.38 -4.68 500.74 576.29 15.09
Total of Textiles 37497.68 34219.89 -8.74 7393.26 8157.12 10.33
Total 330078.09 313217.25 -5.11 514078.42 473988.29 -7.80
%Share of Textiles in Total 11.36 11.34 1.44 1.74
CAGR for Textiles
2015-2016 2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019 2019-2020 CAGR (5 Years)
Exports 36727.49 36477.49 36747.94 37497.77 34219.97 -1.75
Imports 5865.24 6045.96 7036.37 7393.26 8157.13 8.60
Total Trade 42592.73 42523.45 43784.31 44891.03 42377.1 -0.13
Commodity-wise CAGR
CAGR for Exports of last 5 years:
Values in Million USD
HSCode Commodities 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 CAGR(in %)
50 SILK 104.49 86.7 77.03 84.48 83.94 -5.33
51 WOOL, FINE OR COARSE ANIMAL HAIR, HORSEHAIR YARN AND WOVEN FABRIC 178.19 160.44 164.4 198.73 160.23 -2.62
52 COTTON 7,313.24 6,611.05 7,045.26 7,888.29 5,736.76 -5.89
53 OTHER VEGETABLE TEXTILE FIBRES; PAPER YARN AND WOVEN FABRICS OF PAPER YARN 385.35 400.35 451.98 445.83 447.07 3.78
54 MAN-MADE FILAMENTS 2,059.31 1,988.40 2,169.84 2,291.70 2,391.40 3.81
55 MAN-MADE STAPLE FIBRES. 2,081.27 2,143.12 2,049.36 1,905.16 1,669.00 -5.37
56 WADDING, FELT AND NONWOVENS; SPACIAL YARNS; TWINE, CORDAGE, ROPES AND CABLES AND ARTICLES THEREOF 506.21 350.42 390.88 427.32 412.34 -5.00
57 CARPETS AND OTHER TEXTILE FLOOR COVERINGS 1,726.76 1,773.98 1,711.17 1,765.97 1,666.10 -0.89
58 SPECIAL WOVEN FABRICS; TUFTED TEXTILE FABRICS; LACE; TAPESTRIES; TRIMMINGS; EMBROIDERY. 352.2 373.6 376.2 377.85 418.99 4.44
59 IMPREGNATED, COATED, COVERED OR LAMINATED TEXTILE FABRICS; TEXTILE ARTICLES OF A KIND SUITABLE FOR INDUSTRIAL USE. 202.35 211.13 233.71 258.42 291.09 9.52
60 KNITTED OR CROCHETED FABRICS 241.86 284.52 342.92 440.21 422.28 14.95
61 ARTICLES OF APPAREL AND CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, KNITTED OR CORCHETED 7,665.06 8,223.74 7,997.21 7,820.41 7,514.76 -0.49
62 ARTICLES OF APPAREL AND CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, NOT KNITTED OR CROCHETED. 9,324.60 9,164.61 8,724.53 8,335.96 7,994.55 -3.77
63 OTHER MADE UP TEXTILE ARTICLES; SETS; WORN CLOTHING AND WORN TEXTILE ARTICLES; RAGS 4,586.52 4,705.34 5,013.35 5,257.35 5,011.38 2.24
Total Textiles Exports from India 36727.4 36477.4 36747.8 37497.7 34219.89 -1.75
CAGR for Imports of last 5 years:
Values in Million USD
HSCode Commodities 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20 CAGR(in %)
50 SILK 205.69 209.84 250.63 202.43 210.41 0.57
51 WOOL, FINE OR COARSE ANIMAL HAIR, HORSEHAIR YARN AND WOVEN FABRIC 362.58 324 345.05 384.14 290.88 -5.36
52 COTTON 599.44 1132.3 1181 840.53 1528.9 26.37
53 OTHER VEGETABLE TEXTILE FIBRES; PAPER YARN AND WOVEN FABRICS OF PAPER YARN 372 340.5 348.09 318.42 379.98 0.53
54 MAN-MADE FILAMENTS 746.13 724.08 859.23 977.05 1038.9 8.63
55 MAN-MADE STAPLE FIBRES. 673.93 570.46 722.75 932.25 959.11 9.22
56 WADDING, FELT AND NONWOVENS; SPACIAL YARNS; TWINE, CORDAGE, ROPES AND CABLES AND ARTICLES THEREOF. 279.8 295.07 328.22 361.27 380.08 7.96
57 CARPETS AND OTHER TEXTILE FLOOR COVERINGS 92.8 85.66 113.06 121.75 136.85 10.2
58 SPECIAL WOVEN FABRICS; TUFTED TEXTILE FABRICS; LACE; TAPESTRIES; TRIMMINGS; EMBROIDERY. 199.49 182.78 201.28 208.82 218.03 2.25
59 IMPREGNATED, COATED, COVERED OR LAMINATED TEXTILE FABRICS; TEXTILE ARTICLES OF A KIND SUITABLE FOR INDUSTRIAL USE. 713.12 677.54 860.98 873.91 743.37 1.04
60 KNITTED OR CROCHETED FABRICS 489.81 477.34 592.3 565.63 549.9 2.93
61 ARTICLES OF APPAREL AND CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, KNITTED OR CORCHETED 253.66 263.53 348.3 464.09 497.53 18.34
62 ARTICLES OF APPAREL AND CLOTHING ACCESSORIES, NOT KNITTED OR CROCHETED. 326.86 332.05 424.8 642.22 646.88 18.61
63 OTHER MADE UP TEXTILE ARTICLES; SETS; WORN CLOTHING AND WORN TEXTILE ARTICLES; RAGS 549.94 430.84 460.65 500.74 576.29 1.18
Total Textiles Exports from India 5865.2 6046 7036.4 7393.3 8157.12 8.60
Export Destinations for Textiles

India’s Textiles products are exported to more than hundred countries. However, the USA and the EU countries account for major share of India’s textiles and apparel exports. The top global export destination countries for Indian Textiles are USA, UAE, Bangladesh, UK and Germany. India exported textiles of value around USD 8.22 billion to USA, making it our largest export destination for textiles followed by UAE(USD 2.28 Billion) and Bangladesh(USD 2.17 billion) during 2019-20.

Import Sources for Textiles

About 50% of India’s textiles import is Fibre and Yarn used for the value addition. The top textile and apparel import sources of India during 2019-20 and their share in total textile import is as given below:

Major Commodities of Indian Textiles

India’s textiles sector is broadly categorized into 25 major commodities, namely, RMG cotton including accessories; Cotton fabrics, Madeups etc., Manmade staple fibre, Carpet (excluding silk) handmade, etc.

The top 10 exported commodities of Indian Textiles account for about 95.35% of the total Textiles exports. During 2019-20 the exports of all principal commodities showed a negative growth rate except for cotton fabrics, madeups etc. (0.33%) and other textile yarn, fabric made up articles (4.23%). A major decline of (-) 49.73% was seen in exports of cotton raw including waste followed by cotton yarn (-29.14%) and manmade staple fibre (-11.87%).

Top 10 Export Commodities
Values in Million USD
S.No. Commodity Apr-Mar 2019 Apr-Mar 2020 %Growth %Share
1 RMG COTTON INCL ACCESSORIES 8,694.73 8,642.88 -0.6 2.76
2 COTTON FABRICS, MADEUPS ETC. 5,947.20 5,967.02 0.33 1.91
3 MANMADE YARN,FABRICS,MADEUPS 4,980.51 4,820.97 -3.2 1.54
4 RMG MANMADE FIBRES 3,852.96 3,506.00 -9.01 1.12
5 RMG OF OTHR TEXTLE MATRL 3,222.69 3,064.92 -4.9 0.98
6 COTTON YARN 3,895.52 2,760.51 -29.14 0.88
7 CARPET(EXCL. SILK) HANDMADE 1,465.74 1,353.00 -7.69 0.43
8 COTTON RAW INCLD. WASTE 2,104.41 1,057.82 -49.73 0.34
9 MANMADE STAPLE FIBRE 570.81 503.04 -11.87 0.16
10 OTH TXTL YRN, FBRIC MDUP ARTCL 457.93 477.28 4.23 0.15

The top 10 textile commodities imported account for about 92.38% of the total imports of textiles in India. The imports of all principal commodities showed a positive growth in 2019-20 with Raw Cotton including waste showing the highest growth of 109.84%, followed by RMG of other textile material (10.98%) and RMG Manmade Fibres(10.11%).

Top 10 Import Commodities
Values in Million USD
S.No. Commodity Apr-Mar 2019 Apr-Mar 2020 %Growth %Share
1 MANMADE YARN,FABRICS,MADEUPS 2,202.13 2,190.72 -0.52 0.46
2 COTTON RAW INCLD. WASTE 633.05 1,328.41 109.84 0.2
3 OTH TXTL YRN, FBRIC MDUP ARTCL 913.62 860.58 -5.8 0.18
4 COTTON FABRICS, MADEUPS ETC. 497.94 551.81 10.82 0.12
5 RMG COTTON INCL ACCESSORIES 547.74 534.05 -2.5 0.11
6 MANMADE STAPLE FIBRE 467.38 491.46 5.15 0.1
7 RMG MANMADE FIBRES 323.98 356.73 -10.11 0.08
8 RMG OF OTHR TEXTLE MATRL 208.63 231.53 10.98 0.05
9 WOOL, RAW 310.3 225.31 -27.39 0.05
10 SILK,RAW 148.38 162.38 9.44 0.03
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APPELLATE AUTHORITY
Ms Nidhi Mani TripathiJoint Secretary
CPIO
Shri. Praveen KumarDirector
ACPIO
Shri. Sanjay KumarSection Officer
  • Room No : 561, Udyog Bhawan, New Delhi
  • Tel : 23038503-659
  • Email : moc_eptext@nic.in