Indian Wool Industry










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Wool INDIAN WOOL INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE IN 2015 - 2016 Wool


The export of wool and wool-blended products from India in 2015 was US$ 2,326 million. India’s wool and woollen textile industry is the seventh-largest in the world. India’s wool and woollen industry consists of worsted yarn, woollen yarn, wool tops, fabric (woollen/worsted), shoddy yarn, shoddy fabrics, blankets, knitwear, hand-made carpets and machine-made carpets.

In 2014–15, wool exports (including wool yarn, fabrics, made-ups, readymade garments of wool and woollen hand-made carpets) stood at US$ 1,869.8 million. Woollen hand-made carpets contributed 72.7 per cent to total woollen exports. The US and EU are the key importers of Indian wool and wool-blended products.