Indian Carpet Industry


Indian Carpet Industry INDIAN CARPET INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE IN 2022 - 2023Indian Carpet Industry

India is ranked first in handmade carpet and other floor coverings production and exports in terms of value and volume in the world. India produces a wide range of handmade carpets and other floor coverings in various qualities. Indian handwoven carpets include Indo-Persian, silk, wool and silk, hand-tufted, Zeigler, and Kilim.

2022-2023 Indian Carpet Industry

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.

Indian Carpets with GI tag

7 key products in the carpet and durries sector registered in a geographical indication (GI) under Intellectual property rights (IPR) and they are the:

• Handmade Carpet of Bhadohi

• Mirzapur Handmade Dhurrie

• Kashmir Handmade Carpet

• Navalgund Durrie

• Ghazipur Wall hanging

• Wrangle Durries

• Agra Durrie

Carpet Exports

India exports silk, coir, jute, and handloom carpets and floor coverings. India exports carpets to more than 70 countries in the world. The USA, Germany, the UK, Australia, the UAE, France, Sweden, Netherlands, and Italy are among the largest importers from India. The USA is the biggest importer of carpets and floor coverings from India, accounting for 57% of India’s exports. The country exports about 85-90% of the total carpets it produces and is the largest exporter in the world. India is responsible for around 40% of worldwide export of handmade carpets. The Indian carpet exports from India have witnessed a CAGR of 7%.

In 2022, India exported US$ 1.51 billion worth of handmade carpets recording a growth of 18.8%. This was followed by US$ 168.67 million worth of jute carpets & floor coverings exports accounting for 7.8% of the total exports. India also exported handloom carpets & floor coverings, coir carpets & floor coverings, and silk carpets worth US$ 125.06 million, US$ 113.15 million, and US$ 10.62 million, respectively.

The exports of carpets from India stood at US$ 1.36 billion in FY23.

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