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Published: 26 January 2017

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780199469352

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The Textile Industry in India

Changing Trends and Employment Challenges

Bindu Oberoi

  • Provides a comprehensive analysis of the Indian textile industry in the pre- and post-liberalization periods using long-term macro-level data
  • Examines determinants of domestic demand, trends in exports, impact of trade on balance of payments, impact of changing raw material prices, and structural changes in the Indian textile industry since 1980s
  • Highlights the dominant role of domestic demand in the growth of the industry, compared to that of export demand
  • Brings out that Indias industry has much to do to realize its true potential in terms of generating employment

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