Ministry of Textiles11-December, 2013 15:56 IST
Target for Export of Textiles

 

    Government has explored new markets for textiles exports in Japan, Australia, Israel, Latin America, Malaysia, Africa, South East Asia and Middle East countries.  Textile EPCs and their members visitvarious countries to explore the possibilities of enhancing exports.  Based on various visits / study reports, countries have been added to the list of Focus Country/Market in the Foreign Trade Policyfrom time to time,after due consideration by the Government. Under the Foreign Trade Policy, a series of measures have been announced in the last three years for enhancing textiles sector exports including financial support under Market Access Initiative and Market Development Assistance Schemes for hosting textiles trade shows in the above mentioned countries.

     The sector-wise and item-wise details of the targets fixed and achieved regarding export of textiles during the last three years is as follows:-

 

Values in US$ million

 


2010-11


2011-12


2012-13

 

Council

Targets

Achievement*

Targets

Achievement*

Targets

Achievement*

 

RMG

12000

11026

14000

13073

18000

12391

 

Cotton
Textiles

5000

5792

7000

6808

9000

7522

 

Man-made Textiles

3700

4705

5500

5631

6100

5044

 

Handloom

300

346

500

554

400

517

 

Woolen Textiles

630

442

700

508

750

415

 

Silk Textiles

730

632

800

473

500

404

 

Handicrafts #

2200

2301

2700

2706

3300

3305

 

Jute

275

460

350

457

500

390

 

Carpet

650

1037

800

846

1050

987

 

 

*Figures as per DGCI&S Data.

#Figures as provided by EPCH

 

 

      A statement indicating country-wise details of the share of other major textile exporting countries of the world during the last three years is given below:-

 

Textiles

Clothing

2012

2011

2010

2012

2011

2010

Rank

Country

%age share in world exports

%age share in world exports

%age share in world exports

Rank

Country

%age share in world exports

%age share in world exports

%age share in world exports

1.

China

Data yet to be published by WTO

32.2

30.7

1.

China

Data yet to be published by WTO

37.3

36.9

2.

EU-27

26.1

26.8

2.

EU-27

28.2

28.1

3.

India

5.1

5.1

3.

Bangladesh

4.8

4.5

4.

United States

4.7

4.9

4.

India

3.5

3.2

5.

RP Korea

4.2

4.4

5.

Turkey

3.4

3.6

6.

Taipei, Chinese

3.7

3.9

6.

Vietnam

3.2

3.1

7.

Turkey

3.7

3.6

7.

Indonesia

2.0

1.9

8.

Pakistan

3.1

3.1

8.

United States

1.3

1.3

9.

Japan

2.7

2.8

9.

Mexico

1.1

1.2

World total

100

100

World total

100

100

Source:International trade statistics 2010-12, WTO Secretariat

 

The steps taken by Government to augment the share of Indian textile exports are:-

 

i)       2% interest subvention for RMGs, handicrafts, handlooms, carpets;

 

ii)    Addition of new markets under Focus Market Scheme and Special Focus Market Scheme;

 

iii)  Addition of new products under the Focus Product Scheme;

 

iv)  Continuation of zero duty EPCG scheme and TUFS beneficiaries to be eligible for benefits of zero duty EPCG scheme;

 

v)    Incremental Export Incentive Scheme.

 

 

The Information was given by the the Minister of  Textiles Dr. Kavuru  Sambasiva Rao in the Rajya Sabha today.

 

DS/SJM

 

 

 


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