India’s Cotton Exports
India is world’s largest cotton exporter after United States. Till 2003-04, India was net importer of cotton; however after that India has been a net exporter thanks to liberalization of cotton export; increased production of cotton due to use of Bt Cotton.
In 2013-14, India exported 11.7 million bales of cotton, which is almost one third of the total cotton produced in the country.
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