How India’s creative goods industry is booming


India’s creative goods exports nearly tripled from $7.4 billion in 2005 to $20.2 billion in 2014, making it one of the world’s leading exporters of such products in the top 10 developing economies, according to a UN report

$13.2 billion – Jewellery was the key export from India

$3.2 billion – exports of fashion accessories from the country

4th position – of US as Indian creative goods destination, from No.1 in 2005

$508 billion – Value of global market for creative goods in 2015, double from $208 bn in 2012

$1.5 billion – Art crafts (carpet and yarn products) exports from India

$15.4 billion – India’s positive trade balance in creative goods