Contribution of T&C industry to
India’s GDP 4%
Contribution of T&C industry to India’s
Contribution of T&C industry to
Indian textile industry can be divided into several segments, some of
which can be listed as below:
• Cotton Textiles
• Silk Textiles
• Woolen Textiles
• Readymade Garments
• Hand-crafted Textiles
• Jute and Coir
Second largest provider of employment after agriculture.
Cotton textiles has registered a growth of 8.2% during
April-September 2010-11, while wool, silk and man-made
fibre textiles have registered a growth of 2.2 % while
textile products including wearing apparel have registered
a growth of 3 %.
India has the potential to increase its textile and apparel
share in the world trade from the current level of 4.5% to
8 % and reach US$ 80 billion by 2020.
The Vision Statement for the textiles industry
for the 11th Five Year Plan (2007-12) sees
India securing a 7% share in the global
textiles trade by 2012.
Currently, the Indian textiles industry is valued
at US$ 55 billion, 64 % of which caters to
Total textile exports during April-March 2010-
11 stood at US$ 12.5 billion.
REGION WISE EXPORTS
Source : Ministry of
FOREIGN TRADE POLICY
Duty free import of specified trimmings,
embellishment etc shall be available @ 3% on
exports of polyester made-ups in line with the
facility available to sectors like textiles &
It will promote export of products such as
micro cloth, which has become popular in
Readymade Garment sector granted
enhanced support under MLFPS for a period of
further 6 months from October, 2010 to March,
2011 for exports to 27 EU countries.
MAJOR PLAYERS IN TEXTILE
Welspun India ltd.
Alok Industries ltd.
Arvind Mills Limited
Garden Silk Mills
TRENDS IN DOMESTIC MARKET
Domestic Apparel market growing at 10%
Urban Consumers increasingly seeking
branded and lifestyle products.
Semi-urban and rural Indian markets are
growing faster than expected.
Helpful demographic profile and increase
in working female population
FACTS AND FIGURES
Current share in world export of textiles – 3.5 - 4
Current share in world clothing export – 3 %.
Largest export segment – Readymade
The apparel sector supports 7 million people as a
part of its workforce.
Integration of information technology.
Emerging retail industry and malls.
Increased disposable income.
India’s strong base in raw-materials
Cotton dominates the industry
Nearly 56% of yarn produced is made of cotton
Country produces nearly 23 varieties of cotton
India is the second largest player in the world cotton
India’s position is strong vis-à-vis other countries
in most raw materials
Largest producer of jute
Second largest producer of silk
Third largest producer of cotton, accounting for nearly
16% of global production
Third largest producer of cellulosic fibre/yarn
Fifth largest producer of synthetic fibres/yarn
Eleventh largest producer of wool
Low cost skilled labour
Presence across the value chain
Reduced lead time
Growing domestic market
Lower Productivity and
New Product Development
Stress on product development
New specialized fabrics
Investing in design centers and sampling labs
Increased use of CAD to develop designing
Investing in trend forecasting
Competition in domestic market
Ecological and social awareness
Major Players of Indian Textile
Impact on Indian Textile
Decreasing demand in European and US
Decreasing demand for retail garments
Mills in Rajasthan and Tamil Nadu
reduced shifts (resulting in job loss)
cut down capacity
India was losing out to countries like
Bangladesh, Vietnam and Cambodia
The chairman, Confederation of Indian Textile Industry
(CITI), R.K. Dalmiya
A huge window of opportunity has opened up
for the Indian Cotton industry which is fast
closing up. Various players need to get act
together. It’s now for players to make
investments in building the capacities and
making them integrated manufacturers. They
need to invest more in R&D. This is the only
way they can compete with the Chinese