Home / Knowledge / News / Textiles / Indian textile exporters seek incentives from govt
Indian textile exporters seek incentives from govt
21
Dec '12
Indian textile exporters are concerned about the decline in demand for Indian clothing in international market and they demand incentives from both the Central and state governments to overcome the existing problems faced by the textile industry.

In a conversation with fibre2fashion, Mr. S Sivananthan, secretary of Textiles and Garments Exporters Association, Erode, said, “We are facing competition from countries like Vietnam, Cambodia, China and Bangladesh in garment exports.”

“Around 60 percent of garment exporters from Tirupur and 70 percent exporters from Erode, Salem and Coimbatore have closed down their factories in last few years,” he informs.

According to him, there are many problems faced by the apparel exporters in the country and they are seeking help from both the state and Central Governments. “The problems faced by the industry include shortage of power and skilled workers as well as fluctuation in dollar rates and yarn prices,” he says.

“We request the Central Government to appoint a committee to analyze the problems faced by the Indian textile industry,” he continues.

He opines, “The committee should include representatives from both Central and state governments and a representative from the textile industry.”

“The committee must recommend solutions to the Indian Government,” he adds.

He says, “If we do not give a new life to the Indian textile industry then export market will be taken away by countries like Vietnam and Cambodia and domestic market will be occupied by Bangladesh and China.”

Mr. Vijay Ahuja, President of Garment Exporters Association of Rajasthan (GEAR), says, “There is 30 percent decline in garment exports compared to last year.”

“We are getting less orders from the US and European markets,” he informs.

According to Mr. Devendra Baid, owner of Kolkata-based Welfit Garment Mfg co, the manufacturing cost of garments are very high in India as compared to countries like Bangladesh and Vietnam. “We need some incentives from the government that may help us to recover from the existing competition,” he urges.

Fibre2fashion News Desk - India

Must ReadView All

Apparel/Garments | On 10th Dec 2016

Amazon India aims to be India’s biggest fashion retailer

Since fashion is the second biggest ecommerce category in India,...

Apparel/Garments | On 10th Dec 2016

Kathy Ireland extends license with PPI Apparel till 2023

Clothing brand Kathy Ireland Worldwide has extended its partnership...

Textiles | On 9th Dec 2016

ACIMIT signs MoU with Pakistan textile bodies

In a bid to strengthen the trading in garments and textiles between...

Interviews View All

Amrit Sethia
SOIE

‘The intimatewear category in India is slowly becoming trend-sensitive.’

Sanjay Yagnik
Maa Tex Speciality

‘We suggest reducing dosage of sizing chemicals to reduce sludge...

Anshul Sood
Oceedee

‘Indian footwear market is nascent and largely a trend follower’

Marcel Alberts
Eurofibers

Coating at a fibre level is a practice not usually seen in the...

Paolo Ocleppo
Sandvik Hyperion

Paolo Ocleppo, Rotary Cutting Segment manager, Sandvik Hyperion discusses...

Kai Poehler
Voith Paper GmbH & Co. KG

The glass mat industry is growing by five to eight per cent annually. Kai...

Sonam & Paras Modi
SVA

Sonam and Paras Modi's Sva Couture is synonymous with head-turning...

Wendell Rodricks
Wendell Rodricks

"We should not compare India and the West. There are things we do that...

Igor Chapurin
Chapurin

"Now we can see the Russian trend in international fashion. And Russian...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH
December 2016

December 2016

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


Advanced Search