Export Promotion & other Associations

S. No Organization Name Website
1 Powerloom Development & Export Promotion Council www.pdexcil.org
2 Department of Shipping www.shipping.nic.in
3 National Small Industries Development Organisation (NSIC) www.nsic.co.in/
4  The National Small Industries Corporation Ltd.(NSIC) www.nsicindia.com
5 Small Industries Developmentbank of India (SIDBI) www.sidbi.com
6 Laghu Udhyog Bharti (LUB) www.lubindia.org
7 FIEO www.fieo.org/
8 ASSOCHAM (Asssociation Chamber of Commerce And Industry) www.assocham.org/
9 Federation of India Chamber of commerce and industries (FICCi) www.ficci.com/
10 Confedration of Indian Industries (CII) www.cii.in/
11  Federation of Indian Micro & Small Medium Enterprises www.fisme.org.in
12 India trade Promotion Organisation (NISIET) www.indiatradefair.com/
13 National Institute of Small Industries Extension training ( NISIET) www.nisiet.com
14 Department of Education www.education.nic.in
15 Directorate General of Foreign Trade www.dgft.gov.in
16 Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion www.dipp.nic.in
17 Department of Information Technology www.mit.gov.in
18 Office of the Controller General of Patents, Designs, and Trademarks www.patentoffice.nic.in
19 Reserve Bank of India www.rbi.org.in
20 Department of Road Transport & Highways www.morth.nic.in


The Acrylic Council – The council is devoted to building awareness of textile products made of acrylic fiber and yarn. It Features What Is Acrylic? Benefits And Uses Of Acrylic, Resources For sourcing Apparels Made From Acrylic, Members Section (Directory Listing) And industry News.

American Apparel Manufacturers Association – AAMA is the American trade association for the apparel industry and its suppliers. The website has a member’s section, calendar of events, industry news, publication directory, committee information and various other features.

American Fiber Manufacturers Association – AFMA is the trade association for U.S. producers of synthetic and cellulosic manufactured fibers. It’s website has current news, fiber tutorials, related global links, and a suppliers guide.

Bocat B2B Guide – A B2B Guide that includes a directory of B2B Marketplaces, Auctions, best price search engines, vendors, product and service information for your business purchasing needs.

American Polyolefin Association – The American Polyolefin Association (APA) is a U.S. based organization dedicated exclusively to promoting polyolefin textile and ancillary products. The site also extensively features various applications of Polyolefin in apparel, automotive, home furnishings, industrial, technical and related markets.

Knitted Textile Association (KTA) – The Knitted Textile Association (KTA) is the largest trade organization of U.S. circular knit and warp knit fabric manufacturers. The membership also includes firms that supply ingredients vital to the industry: fiber, yarn, machinery, dyers/finishers/printers and factors, etc. It features an online sourcing directory, a resource guide and links to various related sites.

American Textile Manufacturers Institute – Vast resources for the textile industry. Features an extensive online product directory of manufacturers of textile fiber, yarns, fabrics etc.

American Textile Partnership (AMTEX) – AMTEX is a collaborative research and development program among the industry, the Department of Energy, the DOE laboratories, other federal agencies, and universities. Has links to AMTEX Directory, AMTEX Information Resources for Information on sources of fiber, textile or apparel products.

FabricLink – The Educational Resource for Fabrics, Apparel, Home Furnishings and Care. The site has a Product Knowledge Center(Learn About High Performance Fabrics, Apparel, & Gear), Consumer Guide which features handy tips, Fabric University, Dictionary of Fabric Terms and a Retailer’s Forum.

ApparelNet – The OnLine Guide for the Apparel Industry. The site has extensive information and reference links for the apparel industry. Lists apparel stores and also deals with the procurement of sample