Indian Carpet Industry


Indian Carpet Industry INDIAN CARPET INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE IN 2021 - 2022Indian Carpet Industry

The Indian handmade carpet industry employs over 20 million workers and artisans. India is ranked first in carpet production and exports in the world.

2021-2022 Indian Carpet Industry
Carpet Producers in India

The major carpet-producing states in India are: Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh and the North-Eastern states.

Carpet Exports

India exports about 85-90% of the total carpets it produces and is the largest exporter in the world. In March 2022, the carpet export of the country was US$ 155 million, higher than US$ 130.56 million in February 2022. For the past few years, the carpet exports from India has witnessed a CAGR of 5%. India exports carpets to more than 70 countries in the world. The US, Germany, the UK, Australia, UAE, France, Sweden, Netherlands and Italy are among the largest importers of carpets from India.

Between April 2021-January 2022, India exported US$ 1,072.43 million worth of handmade carpets and other floor coverings to the US. Germany and the UK are among the top 3 importers with April 2021-January 2022 imports valued at US$ 100 million and US$ 95 million respectively.

 Carpet Industry INDIAN carpet industry AT A Glance IN 2020 - 2021