The states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, and Punjab are the major cotton producers in India.
Cotton yarn and fabrics exports accounts for about 23 per cent of India’s total textiles and apparel exports.
In 2019, India’s cotton production was 28.70 million bales of 170 Kg each
During 2019, total textile and clothing exports stood at US$ 36.62 billion.
During 2019 exports of cotton yarn, cotton fabrics and cotton made-ups reached to US$ US$ 3.90 billion and US$ 5.95 billion, respectively.
During April-November 2019, exports of cotton yarn, cotton fabrics and cotton made-ups reached to US$ US$ 1.74 billion, US$ 3.99 billion and US$ 5.58 billion, respectively.