India’s apparel production fell 4.7 per cent in February. This is the tenth straight monthly decline in apparel production. Several unresolved issues like the reduction in duty drawback and RoSL after the imposition of GST, capital blockage due to slow GST refunds and uncertainties on the future of export subsidies have affected industry sentiments. Speaking about the decline in production, HKL Magu, Chairman, Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) says, “Apparel manufacturing is clearly in recession as the latest production figures shows a decline of 4.7 per cent in apparel production.”