There is a huge drop in India’s apparel exports, which fell by 40.75 per cent in October 2017 to Rs. 5,398.08 cr compared to exports of Rs. 9,110.75 cr in same month of the previous year. This includes garments of all textiles, according to the quick estimates of India’s foreign trade during the month, released by the Ministry of Commerce and industry. Exports of man-made textiles, including yarn, fabric, made-ups, etc. during the month dropped 8.26 per cent to Rs. 2,309.57 cr, as against exports of Rs. 2,517.51 cr in October 2016. However, exports of cotton textiles, including yarn, fabric, made-ups, handloom products, etc increased by 2.21 per cent to Rs. 5,369.97 cr over exports of Rs. 5,253.96 in the corresponding month of the previous year.