The textile industry is primarily concerned with the design, production and distribution of yarn, cloth and clothing. The raw material may be natural, or synthetic using products of the chemical industry. Garment industry summarizes the types of trade and industry along the production and life chain of clothing and garments, starting with the textile industry (producers of cotton, wool, fur, and synthetic fibre) via fashion industry to fashion retailers up to trade with second-hand clothes and textile recycling.
According to United Nations Commodity Trade Statistics Database, the worldwide market for textiles and apparel exports in 2013 stood at $772 billion. The largest exporters of textiles in 2013 were China ($274 billion), India ($40 billion), Italy ($36 billion), Germany ($35 billion), Bangladesh ($28 billion) and Pakistan ($27 Billion). In 2016, the largest apparel exporting nations were China ($161 billion), Bangladesh ($28 billion), Vietnam ($25 billion), India ($18 billion), Hong Kong ($16 billion), Turkey ($15 billion) and Indonesia ($7 billion). It shows demand and scope of world wide Textiles and Garments Industry.
Here you will find business directory of Exporters, Importers, Manufacturers, Suppliers, Retail Shops / Stores, Wholesale Shops / Stores, Boutiques, Stitching Centres / Units of different Textiles and Garments Items.