V Palanisingh, V Abdul Salahudeen, Dr. TR Gurumoorthy
Cotton plays an important role in the development of the Indian economy. The Indian textile Industry is primarily cotton based. In this paper, a modest attempt has been made to study the Cotton Consumption by Organized Sector Textile Mills (Non-SSI Mills) and Small Scale Spinning Mills (SSI) Units, Cotton production of India, Cotton Export Performance of India, and destination of Indian Cotton exports. The secondary data has been collected from Agriculture Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) and Cotton Export Promotion Council. Cotton production is decreasing trend and it is registered a CAGR of -0.74 per cent. Yield per Hectare is increasing trend and it is registered CAGR of 1.74 per cent. Cotton exports in India is increasing trend and it is registered a CAGR of 11.36 per cent. The total export is fluctuating trend and it is registered a CAGR of 6.99 percent. The share of Cotton export is increasing trend and it is registered a CAGR of 4.08 per cent. Bangladesh is the major destination of Indian Cotton Exports and it is registered a CAGR of 16.92 per cent, followed by Pakistan.