ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Cotton- Enough Fluff

EXPORT earning from natural silk goods during 1981-82 were Rs 70 crore, a sizeable increase over the Rs 53 crore earnings of 1980-81. Export performance of all categories of silk goods showed an improvement in 1981-82 over the previous year. In the Rs 70 crore of export during 1981-82, mulberry silk goods accounted for almost 80 per cent at Rs 61 crore, while tasar silk goods were valued at Rs 7 crore. Exports of mulberry silk goods increased by more than 31 per cent over the previous year, whereas exports of the tasar variety increased by 21 per cent, and of blended silk goods by 26 per cent at Rs 73 lakh. Destination-wise, exports to the US markets in 1981-82 were Rs 18 crore marking a growth of 75 per cent

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