Based on data published by Directorate General of
Commercial Intelligence and Statistics (DGCIS), after a brief period of
decline in Textile & Apparel (T&A) exports including handicraft exports
every month beginning May, June, July & October 2017, it can be observed
that there is a turnaround in T&A exports, with a 20% increase in November,
2017 over October, 2017, stated a release from the Ministry of Textiles.
The 20% overall increase in T&A exports is
marked by an increase of 24% in Readymade Garments, 24% in Cotton, 9% in Man
Made Textiles, 17% in Silk Products, 28% in Handloom products, 11% in Carpets
and 10% in Jute Products.