About Surat

Surat is Gujarat’s second largest city, one of the fastest growing business hubs in the country and a thriving commercial centre. Surat is well connected by air and rail to Mumbai, Delhi, Jaipur and other Indian Metros.

  • It is considered to be the financial capital and the growth engine of Gujarat.
  • Surat is known as Silk city of India.
  • Surat is the hub for production of synthetic textiles.
  • Surat Textile Industry produces Daily 25 Million Meters fabrics with around 7,20,000 weaving machines.

Overview of Surat Textile Industry 
Total Nos. of Looms  7,20,000 
Total Nos. of Process Houses  485
Total Embroidery Machines  1,00,000
Total No. of Textile Shops/traders  50,000
Total Yarn Sales  Rs115 Bn
Total Fabric Production  13,000 Mn. Mts.
Daily synthetic grey fabric production capacity  25 Mn. Mts
Total Sale value of Fabrics  Rs. 500 Bn.
Total Employment In Textile 1.5 Mn.
% Annual Growth Rate 5-7%