As per the Quick estimates released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, merchandise exports from the country grew (at a 65 month high)
As India marches into the arena of high technology for textile production, it now provides a variety of high performance Technical Textile solutions to support the changing lifestyle of consumers, ever-evolving industrial landscape and emerging textile needs of buyers in fields like medicine, agriculture, sports, home textiles, contract furnishings, protective clothing and so on. From heavy duty canvas for shoe uppers to filter fabrics for cement plants, from sterilized surgical textiles to protective industrial uniforms for workers, today India has capabilities for production of specialized yarns, fabrics and processing required for the complete range of technical textiles. Being futuristic in its vision, the Government of India has a special focus on developing this segment of the industry. Supported by special schemes for this sector and huge investments in woven, non-woven and knitted varieties of technical textiles, India is rapidly evolving as a key player in the international market.