Handmade Woolen carpet export down and Synthetic grow 20 %

Exports of Handicrafts

Delhi As per export statistics maintained by this office in respect of handicrafts and handmade carpets, both production and exports have shown increasing trend.

The details of category-wise exports of handicrafts and handmade carpets for F.Y’s 2016-17, 2017-18 & 2018-19

 Export of Handicrafts and Handmade Carpet for the period 2016-17 to 2018-19

(Rupees In Crores & USD Million)
ITEMS 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 CAGR (2016-17 to 2018-19)
(April-March) (April-March) (April-March)
Incrores USD Million In crores USD Million In crores USD Million In crores USD Million
A.   Handicrafts.
1.  Art Metal ware 4705.64 702.51 3955.81 613.73 3762.79 538.24 -10.58% -12.47%
2.  Wood wares 3916.01 584.09 4267.37 662.47 5424.91 775.99 17.70% 15.26%
3. Hand printed Textiles & Scarves 3847.40 573.85 3665.00 568.62 3483.16 498.24 -4.85% -6.82%
 4. Embroidered & Crocheted goods 3227.00 481.05 3305.16 512.79 3925.97 561.58 10.30% 8.05%
5. Shawls as art ware 3.85 0.57 5.06 0.83 7.02 1.00 35.03% 32.45%
6. Zari & Zari goods 69.02 10.30 98.69 15.37 130.02 18.60 37.25% 34.38%
7. Imitation Jewellery 1619.09 241.59 1540.80 239.05 1930.40 276.13 9.19% 6.91%
8. Agarbatties& Attars 912.50 136.19 982.82 152.48 966.22 138.21 2.90% 0.74%
9. Misc. Handicrafts 6091.89 908.90 5208.64 808.15 6959.76 995.56 6.89% 4.66%

B. Carpet & other Floor Coverings.

1. Handmade Woolen

9249.8

1379.5

8361.9

1296.4

9189.1

1324.5

-0.33%

-2.02%

2. Silk

63.8

9.5

17.4

2.7

24.2

3.5

-38.45%

-39.51%

3. Synthetic

688.3

102.7

826.7

128.2

994.7

143.4

20.21%

18.18%

Grand Total   (A+B) 34394.3 5130.8 32235.3 5000.8 36798.2 5274.9 3.44% 1.39%
The data of exports from 2016-17 to 2018-19 are as per data of DGCI&S, Kolkata.

This information was given by the Union Minister of Textiles,

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