Textile News, Apparel News, RMG News, Fashion Trends
Trade & Business

Bangladesh outperforms China in apparel export to Indian market

Bangladesh RMG export to India jumps a massive 58.54% in 2021

Bangladesh has become the preferred sourcing destination for Indian buyers, beating China in 2021. As per Ministry of Commerce and Industry India data, Bangladesh exported readymade garments (RMG) worth $474.71 million in India– the highest amongst all apparel import destinations – registering a gigantic 58.54% increase in 2021 over 2020.

Figure: Bangladesh has become the preferred sourcing destination for Indian fashion buyers.

In 2021, India imported $1.15 billion worth of RMG 2021, noting a 30% Y-o-Y growth. The data also revealed that among the import – knitwear garment import was $556.89 million. Witnessing a 47.61% growth, while the woven garments import was $600.50 million, increasing by 17.13%.


Among the other top apparel exporting countries, China exported $279.18 million worth of apparel to India in 2021, declining by 7.48% year-on-year basis.

Spain was the third-highest RMG importing destination from where India imported $103.31 million worth of garments in 2021, observing a 50.40% Y-o-Y surge on a Y-o-Y basis.

If anyone has any feedback or input regarding the published news, please contact: info@textiletoday.com.bd

Related posts

India’s cotton market suffering due to US-China trade war

Textile Today

Lucrative price drives apparel shipment to India significantly

Textile Today

India launches ₹477.2 million development scheme for knitwear sector

Textile Today

Latest Publications

View All