Cotton garments continue to enjoy the largest share


Textile exports continued to witness growth. During April-December 200708, it saw a growth of 9.33 per cent. Exports were worth US$12002.10 million during the period as against US$10977.60 million during the same period of 2006-07. In rupee terms however, a similar comparison shows that exports had declined by 3.13 per cent during the period as against the same period of the previous year.


Cotton Garments continued to occupy the largest share in the export basket. During April-December 200708, the share of the segment was a good 43.20, only marginally down from the share of 43.25 per cent that it had occupied during the month of November. Comparing the segment's share during April-December 2007-08 with that of the same period last year, shows a decline of 1.52 percentage points during the current period.


In terms of share, Cotton Garments was followed by Cotton Textiles which occupied a share of 28.12 per cent in total exports. Exports in the segment was worth US$3375.63 million during April-December 2007-08.


In dollar terms, except for Man Made Fibre Garments, all segments recorded a gain in exports during April-December 2007-08 as compared to the same period of the previous year. The decline witnessed in Man Made Fibre Garments was to the extent of 12.89 per cent. Exports declined from US$712.89 million during April-December 2006-07 to US$621.02 million during April-December 200708. In Rupee terms, the percentage of decline was 22.82 per cent. Among the segments that gained, the highest growth was that of Manmade Textiles (29.28 per cent). This was followed by Garments of Other Textile Materials which gained by 22.64 per cent. The gain in segments other than these two, were lesser than 10 per cent.


USA continued to be the largest importer of textile products from India. USA also continued to see a decline in its imports. USA's imports were worth US$2641.65 million during April- December 2007-08 as against US$2777.98 million during April-December 2006-07, a decline of 4.91 per cent. The only segment where USA had seen a gain in its imports was Garments of Other Textile Materials where it saw imports increase by 11.38 per cent.


Exchange Rates

Dec 2006

44.63

Dec 2007

39.44

Apr- Dec' 06-07

45.61

Apr- Dec' 07-08

40.41

Turkey continued to record high growth in its imports. As compared to imports that it had made during April-December 2006-07, imports during April-December 2007-08 were 118.74 per cent higher. Turkey's imports were worth US$388.29 million during April-December 2007-08. The growth in its import was due to the high volumes of Cotton Textiles and Man made Textiles that it had imported during the period. In fact, these were the only segments where Turkey figured among the top ten importers.



 

Summary Table- Exports

 

 

Exports in April-Dec 2006-07
(US$ Mn)

Exports in April-Dec 2007-08
(US$ Mn)

Share in April-Dec 2006-07
(%)

Share in April-Dec 2007-08
(%)

Cotton Textiles

3092.28

3375.63

28.17

28.12

Manmade Textiles

1605.76

2075.85

14.63

17.30

Woolen Textiles

63.07

64.47

0.57

0.54

Cotton Garments

4908.63

5184.66

44.72

43.20

MMF Garments

712.89

621.02

6.49

5.17

Woolen  Garments

273.35

286.03

2.49

2.38

Garments Of Other Textiles

321.62

394.43

2.93

3.29

Total Exports 

10977.60

12002.60

100.00

100.00


India
's Exports of Textile Products

 

 

 

December 2006

December 2007

Apr-Dec ’06 - 07

Apr-Dec ’07- 08

% Change between Apr-Dec ’06-07 & Apr-Dec’07-08

Cotton Yarn,
Fabrics,
Madeups, etc.

US$ (Million)

321.26

322.44

3092.28

3375.63

9.16

Rs. (Crore)

1433.80

1271.70

14103.89

13640.92

-3.28

Manmade Yarn, Fabrics, Madeups

US$ (Million)

195.26

213.60

1605.76

2075.85

29.28

Rs. (Crore)

871.44

842.45

7323.88

8388.53

14.54

Wollen Yarn, Fabrics, Madeups, etc.

US$ (Million)

6.84

8.56

63.07

64.47

2.23

Rs. (Crore)

30.54

33.77

287.65

260.53

-9.43

 

 

Cotton Garments
Incl Accessories

US$ (Million)

601.57

538.94

4908.63

5184.66

5.62

 

Rs. (Crore)

2684.80

2125.58

22388.25

20951.23

-6.42

Manmade
Fibre Garments

US$ (Million)

70.24

45.64

712.89

621.02

-12.89

 

Rs. (Crore)

313.47

180.02

3251.49

2509.53

-22.82

Wool Garments

US$ (Million)

26.08

32.05

273.35

286.03

4.64

 

Rs. (Crore)

116.38

126.41

1246.75

1155.83

-7.29

Garments Of
Other Textile
Matrl

US$ (Million)

38.70

49.05

321.62

394.43

22.64

Rs. (Crore)

172.72

193.44

1466.91

1593.89

8.66

Total

US$ (Million)

1259.95

1210.28

10977.60

12002.10

9.33

 

Rs. (Crore)

5623.16

4773.36

50068.82

48500.47

-3.13


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