Online report features export suppliers offering beddings, blankets, pillowcases, towels, carpets, rugs and other home textiles, plus details on product pricing and supply market trends

NEW DELHI, IndiaThe Hinrich Foundation released the India Sourcing: Home textiles with the support of its partner in export development, Global Sources.

The online report offers import buyers websites of 15 verified exporter suppliers and profiles beddings, blankets, pillowcases, towels, carpets, rugs and other home textiles. It also features an overview of the industry, new product features, price guides and export data. A PDF of the report is available to download for free online.

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India manufacturers offer home textiles in a wide selection of natural and sustainable fabrics, which are largely sourced domestically. Cotton, wool and silk are the most popular materials.

Some companies are turning to plant-based dyes such as barberry stem pieces, banyan bark indigo crude extract, pomegranate peels and vembadam tree barks to address issues about the environment.

When it comes to product design, suppliers will continue to produce traditional or vintage home textile models while offering more contemporary pieces to cater to younger buyers.

Suppliers and products

Jaipur-based Mangal Exports offers printed silk, wool, jute and handknotted carpets. The company was established in 1996.

Sree Sai Designs, which was established in 2016, specializes in printed home textiles. It offers quilts, printed pillowcases, cotton towels and table runners.

Established in 2006, Vandana Handicrafts exports block printed cushion covers, quilts, bed covers and embroidered cushion covers. The company is based in Jaipur.

In addition to Mangal Exports, Sree Sai Designs and Vandana Handicrafts, suppliers featured in the report are:

– Airwill Exports, Tamil Nadu: Kitchen towels, embroidered placemats, cotton bedcovers, printed pillowcases and cushion covers, cotton tablecloths, cotton curtains, rib runners and pot holders.

– Anu International, Delhi: Printed quilts.

– Cocomats International, Kerala: Coir, rubber and jute mats.

– Curtains by Rastogis, Tamil Nadu: Plain and printed silk, cotton, jute and polyester curtains.

– Everwin Cottons Karur, Tamil Nadu: Embroidered pillows, cushions, placemas, aprons, cotton throws, duvet, pillow covers, curtains.

– Global K.A.G. International, Tamil Nadu: Blankets, bedsheets, cotton bath and face towels, bath mats.

– Grandeur Enterprises, Tamil Nadu: Printed pillowcases.

– KZ Exports, Tamil Nadu: Blankets, printed pillowcases and towels.

– Neelofar’s, Tamil Nadu: Handblock printed bedsheets, comforters and pillow covers.

– Shravan Handlooms, Telangana: Handmade cotton and jute mats.

– Victory Enterprises, Tamil Nadu: Bedsheets and printed rugs.

– Vishnupriya Textiles, Telangana: Printed cotton bedsheets, pillow covers, blankets, napkins, table covers and placemats.

 

The report further shows:

– India exported about $5 billion worth of carpets and textiles in 2017, according to the DESA/UNSD, United Nations Comtrade database.

– The US was the top importer, accounting for 48 percent of 2017 overseas sales. The other main markets were Germany, Australia, the UAE and the UK.

– Interviewed suppliers intend to raise prices up to 5 percent due to fuel price hikes and GST implementation.

 

India Sourcing: Home textiles is one of a series of online Sourcing Reports covering emerging Asia supply markets. A full version of the report can be viewed here.

 

Other related Sourcing Reports available available on the New Sourcing Markets website are: Handwoven fabrics, Philippines; and Garments, Vietnam. The site also offers sourcing reports on other products and suppliers from India, India, the Philippines, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos.

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