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The Textile Industry and Exports in Post-Liberalization India

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ISBN 9781138347243
July 17, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge India
170 Pages - 37 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book is a comprehensive examination of the Indian textile industry and the various determinants affecting its export performance, trends in labor, and capital productivity, in the post liberalization years. Employing 45 million people, including skilled and unskilled workers, the Indian textile and clothing industry occupies a significant position in the Indian economy in terms of industrial production, employment, and exports.

This work traces the growth and expansion of this industry in the post-reform period and studies its contributions to the economic development of the nation. It discusses global trade agreements, India’s share in international exports, and its major trading partners across the globe including USA, UK, UAE, Germany, China. It also provides recommendations to Indian policy makers for a possible improvement in the textile exports across the globe.

Textile Industry and Exports in Post Liberalization India will be of interest to students and researchers of politics and international relations, economics, development studies, labor economics, sociology and social policy, and South Asian studies.

Table of Contents

1. An Introductory Note About Indian Textile and Clothing Industry  2. Conceptual Outline  3. Export Performance and Direction of Textile Exports  4. Determinants of Export Competitiveness  5. Summing Up and Policy Implications

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Rahul Dhiman is Assistant Professor at the Department of Business Management, Dr. Y.S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Himachal Pradesh, India. He has published extensively in national and international journals.