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Indian Silk Industry INDIAN SILK INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE IN 2016 - 2017 Indian Silk Industry


Over April-August 2016, export of silk and silk products from India stood at US$ 113.12 million, while exports during 2015-16 stood at US$ 364.89 million. The silk products exported from India include natural silk yarns, fabrics, made-ups, readymade garments, silk carpets and silk waste.

Readymade silk garments formed the largest segment generating around 62.0 per cent of silk export earnings in April-August 2016, while natural silk yarn, fabrics and made-ups comprised 25.21 per cent of silk export earnings.


Indian silk in 2016-2017
Handloom products of silk, silk waste and silk carpet comprised 6.81 per cent, 5.8 per cent, and 0.18 per cent respectively. In FY 2015-16, top ten importers of Indian silk and silk products were US (US$ 21.59 million), UK (US$ 13.47 million), China (US$ 13.27 million), UAE (US$ 8.28 million), Germany (US$ 5.3 million), Italy (US$ 5.23 million), Canada (US$ 3.66 million), France (US$ 3.14 million), Singapore (US$ 3.11 million), and Hong Kong (US$ 2.25 million).

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