With the country's readymade garment exports achieving a positive growth of 4.7%, knitwear exports from nearby Tirupur is estimated to record 8.3% growth in 2018-19.
The country's readymade garment exports recorded Rs 1,12,715 crore in 2018-19 as against Rs 1,07,679 crore achieved in 2017-18, a growth of 4.7 per cent, Tirupur Exporters' Association said in a release.
Knitwear exports from Tirupur are estimated to be Rs 26,000 crore in 2018-19 against Rs 24,000 crore in 2017-18, growing by 8.3%, the association said.
Expressing happiness that after two years of struggle, Tirupur exports has returned to the growth trajectory, the association appreciated the exporters perseverance.
The association was confident that with the continuance of positive growth trend coupled with the recent increase in Rebate on State and Centre Taxes and Levies (RoSCTL) rate and formation of a stable government, the exports is poised to surpass Rs 30,000 crore in the current fiscal.