As the world’s second largest producer of textile and garments, India’s garments exports totaled US$ 17 billion during FY 2015-16, giving an inevitable market share of 3.7%. The EU, USA, Middle East are India’s major markets.
The Industry proudly supports 11.22 million people as a part of its workforce, even today it is the second largest provider of employment in the country. For every INR 100000 Invested in the industry, an average of 7 additional jobs created.
The Apparel sector also contributes to 6.5% of India’s total exports recording.